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Florence Avakian

Florence Avakian
Florence Avakian, born in Manhattan, NY, is a New-York-based freelance writer and United Nations correspondent for more than 25 years. Her journalistic work has been published in many top American publications including the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, Baltimore Sun, Los Angeles Times Op Ed pages, as well as Canadian and European papers. She has done extensive interviews with heads of state, public officials and celebrities, several of which were published by the syndicated Hearst Feature Service. She has been on Al Jazeera television on the Armenian Genocide issue, and is the regular weekly news correspondent in English for the Armenian Radio Hour of New Jersey for more than 25 years. She also has done speechwriting for several members of Congress.
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