1982 - 1987: Department of the Armenian Language and Literature, Faculty of Philology, Yerevan State University (YSU), specialization-philology, Diploma.
The fields of professional interests
Political developments, political journalism, democracy, PR theory and history, PR technologies.
Membership to professional organizations
National Press Club, President
2009 September to present: Lecturer at International Relations Department, Yerevan State University
October 2004 - to September 2017: Lecturer at Culture Department, Pedagogic State University, Yerevan, Armenia
2003 - 2007: Editor-in-chief of weekly AMBION (The Tribune)
2002 September - 2003 May: Editor-in-chief of newspaper “AYJM”
1998 - 2002: Lecturer at Journalism Department, Yerevan State University
1997 - to present: president at the National Press Club
1995 - 1998: Parliamentary reporter for the newspaper “Azg”
1991 - 1995: Reporter for the newspaper “Haik”
1988 - 1991: Editor-corrector at Publishing House of the Academy of Science
Participation in training courses
2005 October 8 to November 13: International Program for foreign editors (Washington, Texas, Boston, New York). Certificate by International Center for Journalists (in Washington) for “internationally journalistic excellence standards”)
January 2000 - May 2000: Exchange program between Yerevan State University and Middlesex Community College, Lowell, MA.
December 1996: "The American Press" International conference, 1996, Yerevan.
October 1996: “The Press in the Transition Period” training program, Indiana, Virginia, Illinois.
Public Relations (PR)
Knowledge of languages
Armenian-native, English, Russian