JANIKYAN Grigor

Chief Editor of “Dall” Publishing House

Date and Place of Birth: December 2,1944, Khaskovo city, Bulgaria

Education/Major:

1962-1966 Yerevan Brusov State Pedagogical Institute of Russian and Foreign Languages; Department of the French Language and Literature
1997-1999 high literary courses at M.Gorky Institute of Literature (Moscow)

1994, 2005 Ministry of Civilization and Culture, Center of Translators (Paris); intern

Career:

2003-present chief editor of “Dall” publishing house

2002-present deputy chairman of Journalists Union of Armenia

1993-2003 department head of “Hay Zinvor” newspaper

1991-1992 chief editor of “Husharar” magazine of Armenian Theatre Society

1991-1994 department head of “Hayutiun” magazine

1983-1990 special correspondent of “Veratsnvats Hayastan” magazine

1979-1983 department head of “Grakan Tert” newspaper

1967-1979 department head of “Garun” magazine

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1968 Journalists Union of Armenia

Prizes/Awards:

2003 award of Journalists Union of Armenia “Golden Pen” – for military-patriotic publicist articles

2002 award of RA Defense Ministry and Journalists Union of Armenia – for journalistic activity

2002 award of Writers Union of Armenia – for the best publicist book of the year “Mahapartner” (“Sentenced to Death”).

1999 Annual Award of Yerevan Press Club – for a special contribution to the development of publicist genre in the Armenian journalism

1993 award of “Drujba Narodov” USSR magazine- for the best publicist works of the year

1983 award of “Aurora” magazine (Leningrad) for the publicist articles

Publications: in many local and foreign media

1979 “This is How Legends Are Born” book (Moscow)

1980 “Faith in the Dream” book (Yerevan)

2002 “Sentenced to Death” book (Yerevan)

Hobbies: traveling

Languages: Armenian, Russian, French, Turkish

Marital Status: married, has two children, two grandchildren

Contact Information:

Apt. 110, 52 Leningradian str., Yerevan, Armenia

Tel. (374 10) 35 87 81 (home)