YESAYAN Margarit

Deputy of the RA National Assembly

Date and Place of Birth: October 25, 1959, Yerevan, Armenia

Education/Major:

1977-1982 Yerevan State University; Faculty of Philology; Department of Journalism; journalist

2002 October 25-November 10 on invitation of USA, participated in the coverage of governor’s elections in three states

Career:

2012-present deputy of the RA National Assembly

1996-2012 correspondent of “Aravot” newspaper

1999-2002 correspondent of “Azatutyun” radio station

1983-1996 correspondent of “Pioner Kanch” newspaper

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1983 Journalists Union of Armenia

Membership in Parties and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 2012 member of the Republican Party of Armenia

Membership in Elective State Administration Bodies:

2012 deputy of the RA National Assembly

Prizes/Awards:

2011 Yerevan Press Club Award for the journalistic investigation that returned to the readers the literary works of Rafael Bazikian (writer, poet and dissident, who has been missing since the 60s of the 20th century)

Publications: local and foreign media

Hobbies: movies, theatre, children

Languages: Armenian, Russian

Marital Status: married, three children

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 10) 51 32 13 (office), 36 45 45 (home), (374 91) 40 23 52 (mob.)