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Howard University, John H. Johnson School of Communications,
Major: Print Journalism
Minor: African Studies
Graduation Date: May
Blogger, Alan W. K.’s Blog, Anywhere, USA
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A local woman recounts the struggles she’s encountered while going
rites of passage to become a soul singer. D.C.’s literary advocates
world without books. A Nigerian artist shows the local and national
he’s a force to be reckoned with. Read these and more at
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Reporter, AfroAmerican Newspaper, Baltimore, Md.
Since I’ve been with the yearold newspaper, I’ve covered everything
redevelopment in east Baltimore and the displacement of its residents
traveling and writing about the historic landmarks in K.ston, Jamaica,
covering the island’s th Independence Day celebration.
In addition to retyping
news briefs, my weekly duties included generating story ideas for three
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Research Assistant, Center for Public Integrity, Washington, D.C.
Assisted with research on the book project, “The Buying of The President
”, 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
chronology of events – from Sept. to Aug. – leading up
presidential race. The chronology will be published on The BOP
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Student Editor, Blackcollegeview.com, Washington, D.C.
Managed the university’s blackcollegeview.com, which included reporting
holes in stories, locate photos and links to relevant supporting documents.
traveled on behalf of the news service as a student journalist, which
writing an article on the Fyre Youth Squad published on blackcollegeview.com
and Hurricane Katrina undercutting special needs housing published
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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.
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Freelance Reporter, New America Media, Washington, D.C.
Interviewed and wrote articles on individuals maK. a difference for
color. I also contributed to the publication’s directory of ethnic
profiling the editor and founder of the bilingual newspaper Zethiopia,
provides national coverage of the Ethiopian community.
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Freelance Reporter, Prince George’s County Gazette, Laurel, Md.
Covered city and town council work sessions and also wrote features
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Contributing Writer, Hilltop Newspaper, Washington, D.C.
Covered various offcampus events for the publication.
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
George Curry, George Curry Media
Gabriel Pacyniak, Associate Editor of East of the River
Marcia Davis, Assignment Editor