MIKAYELIAN Karen

Deputy Editor of “Novoye Vremya” Newspaper

Date and Place of Birth: January 8, 1946, Yerevan, Armenia

Education/Major:

1965-1969 State Brusov Pedagogical Institute; philologist

Career:

1993-present correspondent, deputy editor of “Novoye Vremya” newspaper

1990-2002 deputy director of Sergey Parajanov museum

1985-1990 head of Fine Arts and Museums Department of RA Ministry of Culture

1975-1985 head of the Department of Culture of Armenian Society of Cultural Ties

1972-1975 officer of the Art Department of RA Ministry of Culture

1969-1972 researcher of Armenian State Picture Gallery

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1996 Journalists Union of Armenia

Since 1985 Painters Union of Armenia

Membership in Parties and Their Governing Bodies:

1985-1988 member of Communist Party of the Soviet Union

Prizes/Awards:

2004 “Azdarar” Annual Award of Journalists Union of Armenia – for journalistic skill

2000 Yerevan Press Club Annual Award – for professional coverage of cultural life

Publications: “Communist”, “Armenia Today”, “Decorative Art of USSR”, “Sovetakan Arvest”, “Sovetakan Hayastan”, “Detskaya Literatura”, “Novoye Vremya” and others

Hobbies: photography

Languages: Armenian, Russian, fair knowledge of French

Marital Status: married

Contact Information:

62 Zarobian Str., Yerevan, Armenia

Tel. (374 10) 52 69 46 (office), 56 78 68 (home.), (374 91) 21 66 17 (mob.)

E-mail: karenm@aua.am