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Targamadze Giorgi

Political Party:

Christian-Democratic Movement

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Date of birth/ Place of birth

On 22 November 1973, Tbilisi

Education

In 1991-1997 he studied at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Journalism. Giorgi Targamadze possesses a doctor’s degree in the field of philosophy.

Working experience

In 1987-1991 he was an anchorman of youth program – “Vision”; He was leading the news program “Monitor” and analytical program “Digest- Monitor” at TV Company "Ibervizia" in 1991–1993;In 1993-1995 he was a head of TV- Radio Department of Adjara. In 1994–1999 he was delivering the lectures on fundamental principles of journalism at Adjara State University of Fine Arts. He was the head of TV Company "Batumi" in 1995-1997.

In 1997-1999 he worked as Press-Secretary of Supreme Council’s Chairman of Autonomous Republic of Adjara; In 1999, he became the member of Parliament and the head of Faction “United Georgia”. In 2003-2008 he continued working as a director of public-political programs at “Imedi.” At the same time, he was the author and leader of high rating telecast “Droeba".

In 2002 he was delivering the lectures on fundamental principles of journalism at the Tbilisi State University of Theatre and Film.

Since 2008 Giorgi Targamadze is the head of Christian-Democratic Movement. In 2008-2012 he was a member of Georgian Parliament; he held the title of Leader of the Parliamentary Minority.

Family Status

He has a wife and two daughters

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