An independent multimedia journalist, based in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Her career as a journalist started in 2013, after the first collaboration with a serious media organization in Baku - BBC Azeri Service. She was covering the social issues, working as a part-time intern.
Since December 2014 she started her collaboration with ChaiKhana NGO - the regional media platform reaching women, rural communities, minority groups, and conflict-affected communities in the Caucasus.
In 2015, as soon as she finishes her BA degree in TV Journalism at Baku State University, Aygun Rashidova joined Caucasus Authors Course - a one-year media course, which included 4 real meetings in different parts of Europe and several pieces of Skype training.
From September 2016 she was enrolled in MA Multimedia Journalism and Media Management program of the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs in Tbilisi, Georgia. Throughout her studies, she has worked on different projects highlighting the social, economic and cultural issues in Georgia. After the completion of her studies, she started to work as a video-reporter at the startup project - online TV (Baku.tv).
This portfolio includes the stories both from Georgia and Azerbaijan, which have been covered by Aygun R. in the past 2 years.