Editor-in-Chief of Mongolian Mining Journal dies

2015-11-23 15:31:31

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A founder and editor-in-chief of the "Mongolian Mining" journal Bolormaa Luntan was found dead in her apartment on November 21.

The reasons for her death remain unknown. “We don’t know if her death was linked to outside factors. It’s early to start talking about the causes. The forensic results will be available in two weeks,” said B.Baatarkhuu, the press agent for the Police Department.
Bolormaa wrote mainly articles about economics, politics, business, and mining. She was named Mongolia’s Journalist of the Year in 2003.
After graduating from the National University of Mongolia in journalism, she advanced her career at the International Institute for Journalism in Germany and the World Press Institute in the U.S. with a focus on economic and business reporting. Later she gained more experience at The Washington Post and Grand Forks Herald.
L.Bolormaa started her career in 1998 at Unuudur (Today) newspaper, as head of the economy and business section. She was then promoted to deputy director and the editor-in-chief of Unuudur in 2001 to 2008. She published “Daashinztai Survaljlaguud” (Dressed Reports) in 2007, a guidebook for journalism students, teachers, reporters, and editors. The book recounted her journey, from her early days as a reporter, interviews with former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, and her reports from Afghanistan. In 2013, Bolormaa published her second book, “Zavgui” (Busy), about modern journalism management.