Arpi Makhsudyan joined ELA’s team in May 2018 as a Public Relations Coordinator. She is an experienced journalist. She graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of Yerevan State University with MA in Journalism in 2009. In 2008-2011 she worked for the daily ‘Capital’ as the journalist in charge of the political section. In 2011-2017 she worked for the online media outlet www.civilnet.am as a political journalist-commentator.
In the course of her professional career Arpi Makhsudyan has kept issues relating to human rights and democracy in Armenia in the focus of her attention. She has also actively covered a number of civic and political movements aiming to find solutions to the political and legal challenges facing Armenia throughout the last 10 years, including the I AM AGAINST (DEM EM) civic movement against the mandatory pension contributions reform and YOU WILL NOT PASS IT (CHEQ ANTSKATSNI) initiative against the 2015 constitutional reform in Armenia.