From Alin K. Gregorian

Alin K. Gregorian

Alin K. Gregorian
Editor, Armenian Mirror-Spectator Alin K. Gregorian was born in Iran, and moved to the US with her family immediately before the Islamic Revolution. She received her bachelor’s degree in international relations from Tufts University and her master’s degree in print journalism from Boston University. Before arriving at the Armenian Mirror-Spectator, she worked at several community newspapers, including as editor of the Bedford Minuteman and as assistant editor of the Belmont Citizen-Herald. During her tenure, both newspapers were nominated for and or received awards from the New England Press Association. She is fluent in Armenian and Farsi, and has also studied French and Spanish. She loves to travel, to read novels and solve New York Times crossword puzzles. She has one daughter, Tenny, and a dog, Luna.

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