SARGSYAN Armen

Producer of Media Initiatives Center

Date and Place of Birth: June 14, 1975, Vanadzor, Armenia

Education/Major:

1992-1997 Vanadzor Pedagogical Institute; Department of the English Language.

Career:

2001-present producer of Media Initiatives Center/Internews Media Support public organization

1996-2001 news service director of ”Interkap” TV and radio company (Vanadzor)

1995-1996 youth program editor of “Life in Vanadzor” city radio

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 2002 International Association of Journalists ”South Caucasus”

Prizes/Awards:

1997 First prize at ”Eco-Competition”, BBC/MPM

1999 First award at ”Eco-Broadcast” Festival, Kiev

2003 Yerevan Press Club Annual Award – for innovative coverage of elections

Publications: “A1+”, “Shant”, “Interkap”, “Tsayg”, “Anna”, “ALT”, “Ankyun+3”, “Fortune” TV companies, Public Television of Armenia

Hobbies: reading, gardening, jazz, beer

Languages: Armenian, Russian, English

Marital Status: the question is subject to discussion

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 322) 3 56 16 (Vanadzor), (374 10) 58 36 20 (office)

E-mail: armens@internews.am