NEWS published on 23 Jun 2017

Mark Grigoryan appointed Executive Director of Public Radio of Armenia

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Mark Grigoryan has been appointed as Executive Director of EBU Member Public Radio of Armenia.

An experienced journalist, Grigoryan previously worked as the Adviser to the Executive Director of Public Radio of Armenia. He holds a PhD in Philosophy and taught at Pushkin school, the Yerevan State University and the Anania Shirakatsi University before starting his career as a journalist.

In 1993 he became the deputy editor-in-chief and then editor-in-chief of the Russian language “Свобода” (Freedom) newspaper and went on to work at the Armenian International Magazine (AIM). 

Grigoryan moved to London in 2002 after an assassination attempt where he worked at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) and then at the BBC. After returning to Armenia in 2014, he worked at the PanArmenian Media Group, hosting programmes on Armenia TV and ATV.

He has authored 16 books, as well as a number of scientific and research articles. He’s also one of the co-founders of the Caucasus Institute in Yerevan.

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Radka Betcheva
Head of Member Relations Central and Eastern Europe

+41 22 717 2006
betcheva@ebu.ch
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