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Resume for Jeff B. for Educator / Teacher / Broadcasting, News & Journalism in San Jose, California

Occupation: Educator / Teacher Industry: Broadcasting, News & Journalism
Country: United States City: San Jose
State: California ZIP: 95124

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Jeffrey Hunt B.

P.O. Box , Los Gatos, CA


  • years as a News Reporter, Editor for daily, weekly, monthly publications
  • Author of four books, Book Editor, Researcher, Historian, Writer/Blogger
  • Fulbright Scholar in Baku, Azerbaijan, university teaching: News Writing, Creative Nonfiction, Broadcast Journalism
  • years university teaching, Business Writing, Journalism, Academic English, mostly at the Upper Division level


    University of California, Berkeley: B.A., Political Science 

    American University, Washington, D.C.: M.A., Communications/Print Journalism 

    Additional undergraduate, graduate courses at Georgetown University, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, San Jose State University 



    KNPRFM – Las Vegas affiliate, National Public Radio

          : Delivered onair commentaries on various local, state issues   


    Reno GazetteJournal, Reno, Nevada

    : Wrote weekly Las Vegas business column, other business news for daily newspaper 

    Communications Director

    Nevada State Democratic Party

          : Wrote news releases faxed and emailed to local, state, national media

          Wrote speeches, statements broadcast on radio and posted online

          Researched, wrote state policy memos for candidates, party officials

          Provided quotes to print, broadcast media outlets for state party

     Set up news conferences, interviews for candidates, party officials                               

          with national, local and specialty TV and print media

          Researched, wrote memos on voter precincts in cities, towns throughout Nevada

    Researched, wrote memos, set up media interviews for voter registration program

    Worked with statewide computerized voter file, provided precinct lists to candidates 

    Staff Writer/Columnist/Editor

    Las Vegas Business Press       

          : Wrote, edited news stories, columns, freelance work, page layouts  

    City Editor

    Los Angeles Times/Times Community Newspapers   

          : Edited copy, wrote columns for daily papers in Thousand Oaks/Simi Valley, Calif.  

    Staff Writer

    Las Vegas ReviewJournal       

          : Wrote daily news stories, covered gaming industry, organized labor, law enforcement 



          : Reported on various stories from Las Vegas for New York bureau 

    Staff Writer         

    Las Vegas Sun    

          : Wrote daily stories, covered casino gaming, business, other local news 


    United Press International, Los Angeles

          : Wrote daily stories, covered Los Angeles Police Department from police bureau  

    Reporter Trainee

    Los Angeles Times        

          : Wrote news, feature stories for the Westside bureau in Santa Monica, Calif. 

    Weather Editor; Desk Aide

    The Washington Post       

          : Worked on Metro desk, wrote articles for District Weekly, business sections



    Fulbright Scholar, Council for International Exchange of Scholars Wash., D.C.

    Baku, Azerbaijan

    : Khazar University: News Writing, Creative Nonfiction, Spring

    : ANSTV Media Academy, Reporting, Broadcast Journalism, Spring

    : Lectured at Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Baku Media Center, Spring 

    Adjunct Instructor

    San Jose State University

          : Academic English, Linguistics and Language Development Dept., Fall 

    Adjunct Instructor/Online Course Section Designer

    University of Nevada, Las Vegas    

    : Business Writing, English Department, Fall, Spring, Summer

    , : News Gathering and Writing, Communications Department, Fall, Spring 

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    American University, Washington, D.C.

          : News Reporting

          Assisted former Newsweek political reporter Richard T. Stout at undergraduate writing lab

          Covered Congressional hearings, U.S. Supreme Court, news conferences


    Outstanding Journalist, , Nevada Press Association

    First Place, Best Business Coverage as Managing Editor, , Nevada Press Association

    Second Place, Best Business Story, , Nevada Press Association

    First Place, Spot News, , Nevada Press Association

    First Place, Spot News, , Nevada Press Association

    First Place, Business News, , Nevada Press Association 


    License to Steal: Nevada's Gaming Control Board and Commission in the Megaresort Age, Reno: University of Nevada Press, hardcover released in reviewed in The New Yorker magazine in “Briefly Noted,”  Dec. ; paperback by same publisher in  

    Las Vegas Babylon: True Tales of Glitter, Glamour and Greed, New York: M. Evans, hardcover released in ; paperback edition by Rowman & Littlefield Lanham, Maryland in  


    Historic Photos of Las Vegas, Nashville: Turner Publishing, hardcover, , paperback     

    Historic Photos of Salt Lake City, Nashville: Turner Publishing, hardcover , paperback  


    More than , bylined news and magazine articles, mostly in the following publications: 


          New York Daily News

          The Washington Post

          Los Angeles Times

          Hartford Conn. Courant

          San Francisco Chronicle

          Boston Globe

          Las Vegas ReviewJournal

          Las Vegas Sun

          Las Vegas Business Press

          Las Vegas Citylife

          Reno Nevada GazetteJournal

          Richmond Calif. Independent

          Berkeley Calif. Gazette

          San Mateo Calif. Times newspapers

          Los Gatos Calif. TimesObserver

          Our Times Thousand Oaks Calif.

          Our Times Simi Valley Calif.  



          The Player

          International Gaming & Wagering Business

          Casino Journal

          Nevada Business Journal 


    The Huffington Post: Wrote articles on Azerbaijan for the World section,  

    Nevada Online Encyclopedia , Nevada Humanities, affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities online article entries, partial list:   

    Las Vegas History/Biography

    John Kell Houssels  

    Howard Hughes

    Kirk Kerkorian

    Las Vegas’ Block

    Guy McAfee

    Jay Sarno

    Bob Stupak 

    Organized Crime

    Central States Southeast, Southwest Areas Pension Fund

    Teamsters Union

    Thunderbird Casino and the Mob


    Las Vegas Casinos

    Aladdin Hotel

    Caesars Palace


    Circus Circus

    Desert Inn

    El Rancho



    International Hotel

    Last Frontier


    Meadows Club

    Plaza Hotel

    Red Rooster




    S.S. Rex




    Venetian Resort 


    Writing, Editing, Broadcasting, Communications

    Digital Photography

    Digital Video



    Researcher/Digital Photo Editor

    Las Vegas Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, City of Las Vegas     

    : Conducted research on organized crime at Nevada State Museum, UNLV’s Lied Library. Researched and Digitized hundreds of historical photos, periodical articles for primary research used by museum curators Barrie Projects, Cleveland, Ohio 

    Interviewed in documentaries aired on The History Channel “Breaking Vegas,” and the E! Channel “E! True Hollywood Story THS Investigates: Curse of the Lottery,” .  

    Interviewed on MSNBC , twodozen radio stations in the United States and Canada for book, “License to Steal” . 

    Member, Screen Actors

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