Olivia Katrandjian

Journalist and Travel Writer

After graduating from Amherst College in 2009, Olivia Katrandjian moved to Bangkok, Thailand and traveled through Vietnam, Laos, China, Hong Kong, and South Korea while writing a travel column for The Bergen Record. Olivia then joined the Armenian Volunteer Corps and moved to Yerevan, Armenia, where she worked as a journalist for the Civilitas Foundation and wrote for The Los Angeles Times and PBS Frontline.

Olivia now works as a reporter for Retro Report, a non-profit documentary news company in New York, and is writing her first book.

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