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Ani Duzdabanyan is an Armenian-American journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She started her career in Armenia with a degree in Journalism and Communication from the Yerevan State University. Ani is an alumna of the Caucasus Media Institute, a postgraduate certificate training program for journalists from Armenia and other Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Her early career was in investigative journalism as part of a project investigating the violations of children rights in orphanages and specialized schools. She continued her career in the news, where she covered Information Technology, economy and agriculture. 

When Ani moved to the United States in 2007, she became a correspondent for newspapers in Armenia writing stories about the Armenian community in Los Angeles. She has also collaborated with, a project documenting personal experiences, memoirs and events of Armenian expatriates in Soviet Union and Diaspora during the Great Repatriation in the 1930s and 1940s who later immigrated to the USA. 

Later, she started contributing to the local and national publications such as Los Angeles Times, EaterLA, L.A. Parent’s Magazine, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Mirror-Spectator and others covering the life of diverse communities in LA.

In 2016 Ani Duzdabanyan received the Woman in Journalism Award by the Armenian-American Chamber of Commerce. 

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