MANOUKYAN Gegham

Director of News and Current Affairs Programs of “Yerkir Media” TV Company

Date and Place of Birth: February 9, 1970, Armavir, Armenia

Education/Major:

1987-1993 Yerevan State University; Department of Oriental Studies; Turkish philology

Career:

2007-present news and current affairs programs director of “Yerkir Media” TV company

2006 (May)-2007 (May) consultant for news and current affairs programs of “Yerkir Media” TV company

2004 (December) – 2006 (January) executive director of “Yerkir Media” TV Company

2004 (May-December) news and current affairs programs director of “Yerkir Media” TV company

2002-2004 chief editor of “Yerkir” newspaper

1994 director of Media Service, ACD

1993-1994 correspondent of “Yerkir” newspaper

Membership in Parties and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1990 member of Armenian Revolutionary Federation “Dashnaktsutyun”

Membership in Elective State Administration Bodies:

Since May 2006 till May 2007 deputy of the RA National Assembly of third summon (2003-2007), member of the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Issues

Prizes/Awards:

2015 The Time for Freedom of Press Award – for the combination of enthusiasm and humanism in journalism

Publications: ”Yerkir”, ”Azatamart”

Hobbies: cooking

Languages: Armenian, Russian, English, Turkish

Marital Status: married with two children

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 10) 57 65 40 (office), (374 10) 28 82 18 (home)

E-mail: news@yerkirmedia.am