Eurasianet is seeking an Armenia correspondent


Eurasianet is looking for a highly motivated journalist in Armenia to carry on our strong coverage of the country and write regular news blog posts and feature stories.

The Armenia correspondent writes several stories per week on the most urgent political, social and economic issues facing Armenia and the South Caucasus region as a whole. The Armenia correspondent works closely with Eurasianet’s team of local reporters based in Azerbaijan and Georgia under the supervision of the Caucasus editor.

Candidates should have:

  • Experience doing critical, analytical journalism
  • Deep knowledge of Armenian politics, economy, and society
  • An eagerness to work with colleagues from other countries
  • Strong written English, fluency in Armenian and proficiency in Russian
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently, showing initiative
  • Flexibility with changing situations or needs throughout the week
  • Ability to multitask under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with best practices for digital security, adhering to Eurasianet guidelines
  • An unbending commitment to upholding traditional watchdog journalistic standards

The ideal candidate will be based in Yerevan and will be expected to produce content in English.

Deadline: December 10, 2022

Send a cover letter, a CV, two clips, and a pitch for a feature you would like to write on Armenia to Shortlisted applicants will be invited for a writing test. Eurasianet regrets it cannot respond to all applicants.

Eurasianet values diversity and strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented groups.

Eurasianet is an independent news organization that covers news from and about the South Caucasus and Central Asia, providing on-the-ground reporting and critical perspectives on the most important developments in the region. Based in New York, Eurasianet is hosted by Columbia University’s Harriman Institute. Read more about us here.

Source: Eur Asia Net