Sona Veliyeva was born in 1962 in Sharur Region of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan.
In 1980-1984 she studied in State University of Fine Arts, in Department of Culture and Literacy.
In 1984-1994 she worked as a teacher in Nakhchivan Music College.
In 1995-1999 she was correspondent of the newspaper “Ses” (Voice).
In 1999-2007 she worked as a director in the newspaper “Caspi” (Caspian).
In 2005 she was awarded to TARAGGI medal for services in the field of journalism.
In 2005 she defended her Candidate’s Thesis and got academic degree Candidate of Philological Sciences.
In 2007 she was appointed Member of National Television and Radio Council by the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. In 2013 by the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan she was re-appointed Member of National Television and Radio Council for the term of 6 years.
In 2012 she was awarded to title “Honoured journalist” for the services in development of mass media.
She is married, has 2 children.