Hayot Tuychiev teaches television broadcast news reporting and multimedia journalism. B.A. from Tashkent State University and M.A. in Journalism from University of Arkansas. Before coming to the University of Arkansas, he worked for international news organizations such as BBC, CNN, Reuters and AP in Central Asia. Mr. Tuychiev traveled internationally to teach, cover news and shoot documentary films. Two of his documentary films have received Mid-America Emmy awards.