Margarita Akhvlediani

Editor-in-chief, JAMnews

JAMnews

Editor-in-chief

Biography

Margarita Akhvlediani has been working as Editor-in-chief of JAMnews www.jam-news.net and Programmes Director at Go Group Media www.gogroupmedia.net. Previously, Margarita Akhvlediani served as the Caucasus Programme Director at the London-based Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR). For years, she has taught storytelling, news reporting and conflict reporting to local and international students. Her publications include a chapter on the information war waged during the August 2008 Georgian-Russian war over South Ossetia, published in London in 2009. Margarita Akhvlediani has served as a member of the Board of Directors for Open Society in Georgia and of the Dart Society at the Columbia University, USA. She has an MA in Political Philosophy, from the University of York, and she is an alumny of John S.Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University and the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability programme at the Columbia University.