MANVELIAN Alexey

Correspondent of Central Asia and Caucasus Service of BBC World Service in Armenia

Date and Place of Birth: August 5,1951, Mardakert, Mountainous Karabagh

Education/Major:

1972-1978 Azerbaijan Polytechnic Institute; mechanical engineer in machinery building

1995 March BBC World Service training in Kiev

2001 July BBC World Service training in Alma-Ata

Career:

1995-present correspondent of Central Asia and Caucasus Service of BBC World Service in Armenia

1996-2000 free-lance correspondent for ”SNARK” news agency and ”Urartu” newspaper

1993-1996 free-lance correspondent for ”Haik” radio program and the Azerbaijani Service of the National Radio of Armenia, for ”Fact” and ”Armenpress” news agencies

1992-1994 free-lance correspondent for ”Hailur” news agency and ”Azatamart” newspaper

1989-1996 engineer-designer of ”ArmChemMachin” manufacturing union

1986-1989 chief technologist of Kirovobad instrument making plant

1981-1986 engineer-designer of Kirovobad instrument making plant

1975-1981 engineer-designer of ”PromSvyaz” Kirovobad plant

1975 February-December electrical locksmith of Kirovobad aluminium plant

1973-1975 different working specialties in the expedition for geological exploration

1970-1972 military service

Prizes/Awards:

2000 Annual Award of Yerevan Press Club “For Building Up Information Bridges”

Publications: newspapers ”Azatamart”, ”Urartu”, Armenian National Radio, BBC

Hobbies: football, computer

Languages: Armenian, Russian, Azerbaijani

Marital Status: two children

Contact Information:

apt. 27, G.Nzhdeh str., 48, Yerevan

Tel. (374 10) 44 91 25, (374 91) 20 37 51 (mob.)

Fax (374 10) 44 95 71

E-mail: alman51@mail.ru