Ara Harutyunyan graduated from Yerevan State University, faculty of Journalism. He continued his studies at the Caucasus School of Journalism and Media Management (CSJMM). Previously, he worked for Public Radio of Armenia, and contributed for different online media outlets such as Lurer.com, iLur.am, Disabilityinfo.am. Ara knows Armenian, Russian and English. He is mostly interested in social and political issues.