Timur Toktonaliev has experience in local and international media. He started his career in Kloop.kg news edition as a reporter and parliament correspondent. Later he became a radio journalist and worked at Kyrgyz and Russian Services of “RFE/RL.” In addition, he was engaged in new media filed: Timur was an author of the Kyrgyz Parliament blog; was a web-moderator of TV debates during the Presidential elections in 2011, and Parliamentary election in 2010. Before becoming the Editor of IWPR Representative Office in Kyrgyzstan, Timur has been cooperating with IWPR for 5 years as a freelance journalist. Timur Toktonaliev specializes in covering political, conflict, interethnic, religious, human rights and social issues.