Armenian Reporter

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An independent weekly Armenian-American newspaper, with heavy coverage of community news, U.S. and international politics as they relate to Armenians; Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh; and Armenians in arts, culture, and entertainment.

The Armenian Reporter has offices in Yerevan and Minneapolis. It also has staff in Washington.

An Eastern U.S. edition has a reported circulation of 4,000 copies (March 2008). A Western U.S. edition has a reported circulation of 31,000 copies (March 2008). An Armenia edition was introduced in October 2009.

The newspaper is available at no cost at[1]. Mail subscriptions are also available.

Editors and correspondents

The editor is Vincent Lima[2], who is based in Yerevan. Associate Editor Maria Titizian[3] is also based in Yerevan; she writes a fortnightly column, "Living in Armenia." Emil Sanamyan[4] serves as Washington editor; he writes a weekly column, "Washington Briefing." The community news editor, based in Minneapolis, is Lou Ann Matossian[5].

Also based in the Yerevan office are the art director, Grigor Hakobyan; assistant to the editor Seda Stepanian; and senior correspondent Tatul Hakobyan[6].

The newspaper regularly uses the services of over 60 freelance writers, photographers, and illustrators around the world.

Publisher and business staff

The Armenian Reporter is published by Armenian Reporter LLC. Gerard L. Cafesjian is president and chief executive officer.

Vincent Lima serves as publisher. Justin Kalemkiarian, based in Minneapolis, is the office manager.


Edward K. Boghosian (1927–2006) established the Armenian Reporter in New York City in 1967. The first issue appeared on November 2. It grew quickly and maintained the highest paid circulation among Armenian-American newspapers in the Eastern U.S. Mr. Boghosian sold the newspaper in May 2006.