How old is Margarita Simonyan?
Margarita Simonyan’s age is 42. Professional journalist whose career led her to become the editor-in-chief of both the news network RT and the international news agency Rossiya Segodnya. She was also the first Vice-President of the Russian National Association of TV and Radio Broadcasters. The 42-year-old journalist was born in Krasnodar, Russia.
Who is RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan?
Former President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev visits RT offices with Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan in April 2010. Simonyan was only 25 when appointed editor-in-chief of RT (then known as Russia Today) in 2005, but had been working in journalism since she was 18.
Who is Maria Simonyan?
She is a Kremlin loyalist who is close to President Vladimir Putin. RT (then known as Russia Today) began broadcasting on 10 December 2005 with a staff of 300 journalists, including approximately 70 from outside Russia. Simonyan frequently addresses media questions about RTs journalistic and political stands.
Where is Simonyan from and where is she from?
Simonyan was born in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar, into an Armenian family. Both of her parents are descendants of Armenian refugees from the Ottoman Empire. Her fathers family, originally from Trabzon, settled in Crimea during the Armenian genocide of 1915.