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Resume for Alan K. for Reporter / Journalist / Printing & Publishing in Ft. Washington, Maryland




Occupation: Reporter / Journalist Industry: Printing & Publishing
Country: United States City: Ft. Washington
State: Maryland ZIP: 20744



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Alan K.

 

Permanent Address:

Rider Ct.

Ft. Washington, Md.

 
 

EDUCATION:                  Howard University, John H. Johnson School of Communications,

                                           Washington, D.C.

                                          

                                           Major: Print Journalism                               Minor: African Studies

                                           Graduation Date: May  

EXPERIENCE:                  Blogger, Alan W. K.’s Blog, Anywhere, USA

/ – present                  A local woman recounts the struggles she’s encountered while going through her

                                           rites of passage to become a soul singer. D.C.’s literary advocates imagine their

                                           world without books. A Nigerian artist shows the local and national art scenes

                                           he’s a force to be reckoned with. Read these and more at

                                           ..wordpress.com. 

/ – /                     Reporter, AfroAmerican Newspaper, Baltimore, Md.

                                           Since I’ve been with the yearold newspaper, I’ve covered everything from

                                           redevelopment in east Baltimore and the displacement of its residents to

                                           traveling and writing about the historic landmarks in K.ston, Jamaica, and

                                           covering the island’s th Independence Day celebration. In addition to retyping

                                           news briefs, my weekly duties included generating story ideas for three articles

                                           every week.  

/ – /                     Research Assistant, Center for Public Integrity, Washington, D.C.

                                           Assisted with research on the book project, “The Buying of The President BOP

                                           ”, which looks at the role money plays in influencing elections. As an intern

                                           I profiled BOP donors, compiled a list of sources for researchers, and did a

                                           chronology of events – from Sept. to Aug. – leading up to the

                                           presidential race. The chronology will be published on The BOP website

                                           .  

/ – /                     Student Editor, Blackcollegeview.com, Washington, D.C.

                                           Managed the university’s blackcollegeview.com, which included reporting to fill                

                                           holes in stories, locate photos and links to relevant supporting documents. I also

                                           traveled on behalf of the news service as a student journalist, which resulted in

                                           writing an article on the Fyre Youth Squad published on blackcollegeview.com

                                           and Hurricane Katrina undercutting special needs housing published on

                                           washingtonpost.com. 

/ – /                     Freelance Reporter, Capital Community News, Washington, D.C.

                                           Covered various forums and events, which include the Ward HIV/AIDS

                                           awareness function at Ft. Dupont Park, Ward community charettes on

                                           redevelopment plans for the Skyland Shopping Center, and Great Streets

                                           initiative on Martin Luther K. Jr. Ave. corridor, and the new communities

                                           initiative going on in Barry Farm. 

/ – /                     Freelance Reporter, New America Media, Washington, D.C.

                                           Interviewed and wrote articles on individuals maK. a difference for people of

                                           color. I also contributed to the publication’s directory of ethnic media by

                                           profiling the editor and founder of the bilingual newspaper Zethiopia, which

                                           provides national coverage of the Ethiopian community. 

/ – /                     Freelance Reporter, Prince George’s County Gazette, Laurel, Md.

                                           Covered city and town council work sessions and also wrote features on several

                                           community events.  

/ – /                     Contributing Writer, Hilltop Newspaper, Washington, D.C.

                                           Covered various offcampus events for the publication. 

AWARDS:                         Certificate of Excellence for the Capstone News Network and The Washington Post Partnership, Certificate of Excellence for the “Eyes on the Prize” New Media Project “From Black Power to Black Monday: Student Activism in the Nation’s Capital,” Certificate of Recognition for blackcollegeview.com 

REFERENCES:                 George Curry, George Curry Media                                          

                                           Gabriel Pacyniak, Associate Editor of East of the River           

                                           Marcia Davis, Assignment Editor


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