POGHOSBEKIAN Elina

Editor of Yerevan Press Club Weekly Newsletter and YPC web site

Date and Place of Birth: August 23, 1961, Baku, Azerbaijan

Education/Major:

1978-1983 Yerevan State Pedagogical Institute of Russian and Foreign Languages after Brusov; French and Russian Languages Department

1995 International Institute for Journalism (Berlin, Germany); special course “Media Management and Press Law”

1993 Association Presse et Solidarite (APS), Centre de Formation et Perfectionnement des Journalistes (CFPJ International), La Vie Catolique weekly (France); journalistic internship

Career:

1995-present editor of Yerevan Press Club Weekly Newsletter and YPC web site, www.ypc.am

2006-present Board chairwoman of Media Diversity Institute-Armenia

1996 deputy chief editor of “Armenien Aktuell” magazine (in German language)

1991-1995 department editor, deputy chief editor of “Zerkalo” weekly

1990-1991 observer of “Respublika Armenia” newspaper

1988-1990 correspondent of “Komsomolets”/“Epokha” newspaper

Membership in Journalistic Association and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1994 Journalists Union of Armenia

Since 1995 Yerevan Press Club, Council and Board member

Since 2002 International Association of Journalists “South Caucasus”

Publications: “Respublika Armenia”/”Hayastani Hanrapetutiun”, “Komsomolets”/“Epokha”, “Zerkalo”, “Golos Armenii”, “Azg”, “Munetik”, “Koleso Fortuny” newspapers; “Armenien Aktuell”, “Armenia Today” magazines

Translation from French into Russian of novel “Vous” by Swiss poet and writer Vahe Godel

Editor of a number of professional publications

Hobbies: books, literary translations from French, preference, travelling

Languages: Russian, Armenian, French (fluently), fair knowledge of English, German and Spanish

Marital Status: a daughter

Contact Information:

9B, Ghazar Parpetsi str., 0002 Yerevan, Armenia

Tel. (374 10) 53 00 67; 53 35 41

Fax (374 10) 53 56 61; 53 76 62

E-mail: elina@ypc.am

Web site: www.ypc.am