SHAHNAZARIAN Susanna

President of Goris Press Club

Date and Place of Birth: January 1, 1960, Khndzoresk village, Syunik region, Armenia

Education/Major:

1978-1983 Yerevan State University; Department of Philology; philologist

Career:

2000-present President of Goris Press Club

1999 founder of “Lilik” NGO

2000-2005 editor of “Ban u Gorts” newspaper

1983-2000 department head, editor of “Zangezur” newspaper

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1989 Journalists Union of Armenia

Prizes/Awards:

2004 first prize at OSCE competition “Environment and Human Rights” – for highlighting environmental issues in media

2005 third prize in contest of UN Office in Armenia “No One is Left Behind” – for the publications in “Ban u Gorts” newspaper

Publications: “Zangezur”, “Ban u Gorts”, “Agrolratu”

2003 “Outsiders Among Own People and Own People Among Outsiders” (a collection of oral stories by women refugees)

Hobbies: writing down interesting stories

Languages: Armenian, Russian

Marital status: married

Contact Information:

17 David Bek str., Goris, Syunik region, Armenia

Tel. (374 284) 2 07 31, (374 91) 33 31 09 (mob.)

Fax: (374 284) 2 10 35

E-mail: shso9@yahoo.com

Web Site: http://gorispressclub.blogspot.com/