YERKANYAN Artem

Editor of “Shant” TV Company News Service

Date and Place of Birth: March 15, 1971, Yerevan, Armenia

Education/Major:

1988-1993 Yerevan Brusov State Pedagogical Institute of the Russian and Foreign Languages; Department of the Russian Language and Literature

Career:

2003-present editor of “Shant” TV company news service

2002-present correspondent of “Commersant” newspaper

2000-2003 presenter of the Russian version of “Haylur” newscast on National Television of Armenia

2002 March-October director of “Shant” TV company news service

2000-2001 producer and presenter of “Front Line” TV program (TV bridges Yerevan-Baku) of Internews Armenia public organization

1994-2000 deputy chief editor of “Novoye Vremya” newspaper

1998-1999 free-lance correspondent of programs “Vremya”, “Novosti”, “Utro” on Public Television of Russia (ORT)

1998 January-April presenter of “Vmeste” program of “Mir” Interstate TV and Radio Company

1997-1998 chief editor of Transcaucasus youth newspaper “New Generation” (the project was financed by Open Society Institute)

1994-1995 chief editor of “Birzheviye Novosti” newspaper

1993-1994 chief editor of “Bravo” newspaper, editor of “Respublika Armenia” news department

1992-1993 editor of “Vremya” newspaper economic department

1990-1992 editor of “Armyanskiy Birzhevoy Vestnik” newspaper

1989-1991 manager of “South” brokerage office of Armenian Commodity Exchange

1989-1991 free-lance correspondent of “Delovoy Mir” newspaper (Russia)

1989-1991 special correspondent of “Delovoy Mir” newspaper (Armenia)

1988-1989 correspondent of “Komsomolets” newspaper

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1990 Journalists Union of Armenia

Since 1995 Yerevan Press Club

Prizes/Awards:

2009 Yerevan Press Club Annual Award – for the documentary “Armenians, Forgive Us”, dealing with Armenian-Turkish relations

2010 winner of the “Air Box”, Fifth International Festival of TV and Radio Programs Broadcasting in Russian – for the documentary “The Grandchildren’s Response”

Publications: Public Television of Armenia (PTA), “Prometheus”, “A1+”, “Shant”, ORT, “Mir” TV companies; “Novoye Vremya”, “Respublika Armenia”, “Soviet Karabagh”, “Commersant” (Russia), “Pravda” (Russia), “Novoye Pokoleniye”, “Birzheviye Vedomosti”, “Armanskiy Birzhevoy Vestnik”, “Epokha”, “Delovoy Mir”, “Komsomolets”, “Yerevan Times”, “Armenian Monitor” newspapers, etc.

Languages: Armenia, Russian, English

Marital Status: married

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 10) 56 87 69, (374 91) 54 78 56 (mob.)

E-mail: yerkanyan@rambler.ru