Basic Info

Lisa Tonakanyan

12 years

Giza, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Website Editor / Copywriter at Lady Egypt Tours

Experience Details

Website Editor / Copywriter

Tourism/Travel

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Preparing news releases and newsletters;
Editing and re-writing site content;
Administrating Facebook and Twitter pages;
Writing and publishing stories for the travel agency blog.


Company Details

Lady Egypt Tours

Giza, Egypt

51-100 employees

Writing and Editing

www.ladyegypt.com

Dec 2014 to May 2016 (1 year 5 months)
Translator at InterpressNews

Experience Details

Translator

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Translated from Georgian to Russian;
Sent latest news to the agency subscribers.


Company Details

InterpressNews

Tbilisi, Georgia

501-1000 employees

Media Production , Online Media

www.ipn.ge

Mar 2012 to Dec 2014 (2 years 9 months)
Reporter at The Georgian Times

Experience Details

Reporter

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Publishing articles on economic and political issues;
Translating from Georgian and Russian to English.


Company Details

The Georgian Times

Tbilisi, Georgia

11-50 employees

Media Production

www.geotimes.ge

Feb 2013 to Mar 2014 (1 year 0 month)
Special Correspondent at Trud

Experience Details

Special Correspondent

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Made reports and interviews on political issues;
Provided with comments of Georgian officials.


Company Details

Trud

Moscow, Russian

501-1000 employees

Media Production

www.trud.ru

Jan 2008 to Nov 2012 (4 years 10 months)
TV Reporter at Region TV

Experience Details

TV Reporter

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Handled the tasks of searching, developing and writing stories;
Recorded interviews of public figures.


Company Details

Region TV

Tbilisi, Georgia

51-100 employees

Media Production

N/A

Jun 2010 to May 2011 (11 months)
Editor of Russian Department at Medianews

Experience Details

Editor of Russian Department

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Edited news written by journalists;
Translated from Georgian to Russian;
Corrected grammatical, logical and factual mistakes;
Sent latest news to the agency subscribers.


Company Details

Medianews

Tbilisi, Georgia

11-50 employees

Online Media

www.medianews.ge

Jan 2008 to May 2010 (2 years 4 months)
Office Manager at Intermedi Ltd

Experience Details

Office Manager

Administration

Student

Answered phone calls, accepted fax, stored the documentation;
Managed office operations to ensure efficiency and productivity;
Run business correspondence in Russian and English;
Negotiated the purchase of office supplies and office equipment.


Company Details

Intermedi Ltd

Yerevan, Armenia

11-50 employees

Law Enforcement

N/A

Oct 2006 to Jan 2008 (1 year 3 months)
Reporter at Svobodnaya Gruzia Newspaper

Experience Details

Reporter

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Student

Feature reporter, covering political, economic and social issues;
Provided daily coverage of major local and international events.


Company Details

Svobodnaya Gruzia Newspaper

Tbilisi, Georgia

51-100 employees

Media Production

http://svobodnaya.info/

May 2003 to Sep 2006 (3 years 4 months)

Achievements


2004 - Winner of the Student Conference in Journalism; 2003 - Winner of Joe Benson Award for the Best Newspaper Article written in collaboration with two other students; 2001 - Winner of Russian Language and Literature Competition.

Education

High School - Other

High School Details

Other

Caucasus Media Institute

Armenia

2007

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

Caucasus Media Institute
2007
BA in Journalism of the Press

Education Details

BA

Journalism of the Press

Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

Journalism, Philosophy, World History, Literature, Political Science, Latin, Religious Studies, Geography, World Civilizations, PR, Editing, Psychology, Ethics, Sociology, Civil Defense, Law

N/A

Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
2001 - 2005

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Modern Journalism and New Informational Technologies

Feb 2013

Political Center “Sever-Yug” & MGIMO Journalism Department

Five-day long training course was held by Russia's influential political analysts and journalists explaining how new informational technologies are used in journalistic work.

Training/Course Details

Freedom of Information

Nov 2008

Georgian Association of Young Lawyers

Young lawyers of Georgia explained journalists what information is public and must be provided by governmental or private sectors and what is confidential information and must not be published even if journalist found it out during his research or investigation.

Training/Course Details

Independent Media – 6

Jan 2006

Polish-Czech-Slovak Solidarity Foundation

Polish journalists shared their experience and revealed the ways of gaining media independence in post-Soviet countries.

Training/Course Details

Investigative Journalism

Apr 2006

Caucasus Center for Investigative Journalists

The training was led by American and Romanian investigative journalists who taught us how and where to find the information for quality reports.

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Profile Skills and Keywords

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Russian

Russian

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Turkish

Turkish

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

: Beginner

: Beginner

Arabic

Arabic

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Adobe Premiere

Adobe Premiere

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Fields of Expertise

Journalism

Journalism

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Translation

Translation

: Expert

: High

:

3-5 years

Tourism

Tourism

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Creative, Initiative, Details-oriented, Social

Online Presence

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