The Armenian Weekly is made possible by a small team, made up of full-time editorial staff, staff writers, interns, and volunteers.
Rupen Janbazian, Editor
Rupen Janbazian is the editor of the Armenian Weekly. His writings primarily focus on politics, human rights, community, literature, and Armenian culture. He has reported from Armenia, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh Republic/NKR), Turkey, Canada, the United States, and Western Armenia. He has served on the local and national executives of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) of Canada and Hamazkayin Toronto, and served as the administrator of the Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Toronto. Janbazian also taught Armenian History and Creative Writing at the ARS Armenian Private School of Toronto, and has worked on several translations.
Karine Vann, Assistant Editor
Karine Vann has been assistant editor of the Weekly since the fall of 2017. Her writings focus primarily on the the politics of culture, media analyses, agribusiness, and global supply chains. She has received her Masters in Musicology at U. of Oxford and her writings on music have been published in Armenia’s Journal of Social Sciences. She has worked with such organizations as ONEArmenia, Smithsonian, and USAID, and her writings on rural development have been featured in Smithsonian.com.
Sofia Manukyan, Correspondent in Yerevan
Aram Hovagimian, Web Developer