Hayot Tuychiev

Hayot Tuychiev received his MA in Journalism from the University of Arkansas in 2009. Since then, he has worked as a producer, photographer, and editor on multiple award-winning documentary films, including his thesis project, “Temple of Peace,” which won a Mid-America Emmy in the category of “Long Form Feature, Religious Documentary Film.”

Tuychiev is strong advocator of altruism, the unselfish devotion to the welfare of others. Tuychiev grew up in a developing country where he would often meet strangers who took the time to help him improve his English and explain the U.S. political system.  Today, Tuychiev volunteers his time to improving the lives of those around him.  By being sincere, attentive, and compassionate he is able to motivate others to learn and succeed.