Onnik James Krikorian has over 20 years experience working for the mainstream media in all areas of production, including working contracts for the Bristol Evening Post, The Independent, The Economist, and UNICEF. He has also worked as a stringer for Transitions Online, EurasiaNet, Fox News, Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR), Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso, and Hetq Online. Other media outlets include Radio Free Europe, Geographical, and New Internationalist.

He has also worked as a fixer for the BBC, Al Jazeera English, The Wall Street Journal, New Internationalist, National Geographic and others.

He has written analysis for Routledge/Europa’s Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia, Caucasus Analytical Digest, and Caucasus International. He also assisted Thomas de Waal with the research for Black Garden: Armenia and Azerbaijan Through Peace and War. From August to November 2013 he was contracted by Canal France International to work as part of its team organising the 4M Journalism and Social Media Forum held in Tbilisi, Georgia, in November 2013.

He specializes in covering conflict, poverty, democracy, human rights, minorities, culture, and other issues in the South Caucasus. Two books of Onnik James Krikorian’s articles and photographs have been published by the Gomidas Institute and UNICEF Armenia.

          Contracts — Production

          The Bristol Evening Post
          The Independent
          The Economist
          Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)

          Contracts — Journalism

          BBC World Service
          Transitions Online
          Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso
          Hetq Online
          Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
          Fox News

          Freelance — Journalism

          BBC Azerbaijan
          BBC Russian
          New Internationalist
          Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)
          Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
          One Magazine

          Freelance — Analysis

          Routledge/Europa Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia
          Caucasus Analytical Digest (CAD)
          Caucasus International

          Freelance– Fixing

          Al Jazeera English
          Wall Street Journal
          National Geographic

          Conference Speaker — Media

          Preparing for Peace: Communications in Conflict Resolution, OSCE Secretariat
          International Media Experience and its application in the Georgian Reality, Council of Europe

          Consultant and Trainer

          Canal France International
          Free Press Unlimited
          Radio Zamaneh
          Transitions Online
          International Center on Conflict and Negotiation (ICCN)
          Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)
          Hrant Dink Foundation

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