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Heghine Buniatyan

Senior Editor, RFE/RL Armenian Service

Heghine Buniatyan has been a senior editor with RFE/RL’s Armenian Service since June 2016. She has previously served as the editor-in-chief of the Yerevan bureau, a broadcaster, and as the director of the Maxliberty Youth Program. Before joining RFE/RL in 2004, she worked for Armenian Public Television as a correspondent and anchor of the midnight news, and as a freelancer at Internews, contributing weekly reports for radio and television.

A graduate of Yerevan State University and Moscow State University with a degree in journalism, Buniatyan also participated in a number of journalism and leadership training courses in Armenia and abroad. In 2004 she won first prize in the OSCE media awards in the Best Radio Journalist category for highlighting environmental issues.