Chief Editor of “Hraparak” Daily

Date and Place of Birth: July 24, 1962, Vanadzor, Armenia


1979-1984 Yerevan State University, Department of History, historian

2003-2006 Northern University, Department of Law, lawyer


2008-present Chief editor of “Hraparak” daily

2007-2008 executive editor of “Zhamanak-Yerevan” newspaper

2006-2007 correspondent of “Zhamanak-Yerevan” newspaper

2006 (February-June) press-secretary of the Court of Cassation for Civil Cases

1999-2006 correspondent of “Haikakan Zhamanak” daily

1997-1999 correspondent of “Yerevan” press-center

1994-1997 chief editor of “Dprots” newspaper, the head of the press-service of the RA Ministry of Education

1992-1994 correspondent of “Yerkir” newspaper

1991-1992 correspondent of “Azg” daily

1988-1989 chief editor of “Hayelectrosharzhich” newspaper

1987-1988 correspondent of “Hayelectrosharzhich” newspaper


2002 Annual Award of Association of Investigative Journalists for a comprehensive coverage of prisons

2005 UNICEF Award for series of publications on the rights of children

2005 Award of the RA Human Rights Defender for the best coverage of human rights issues

Publications: “Azg”, “Aravot”, “Oragir”, “Haikakan Zhamanak”, “Im Iravunk”, ”Zhamanak-Yerevan”, Public Television of Armenia (“Haylur” newscast), “Hraparak”

Hobbies: plant growing, tourism

Languages: Armenian, Russian, fair knowledge of German

Marital Status: married with two children

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 10) 52 95 94 (office), (374 10) 52 97 39 (home), (374 91) 45 94 03 (mob.)

E-mail: [email protected],

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