Prague-Based Freelance Journalist, reporter: Time, The Economist, Business Week, Lidove noviny, NPR, People, The Prague Post, Transitions Online; fixer: The Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, RTE, SVT; July 2003 - present.
European Journalism Institute, a journalism summer school in Prague put
on by The Fund for American Studies and Charles University, July 2004 , 2005, and 2006 .
2005, and 2006
USA-Based Freelance Reporter and Writer for Czech Media,Tyden, Respekt, MF DNES, Prima TV, May 2001 - February 2002, fall 2002; pitched, researched, reported, and wrote stories on business, politics, society, art; covered 9/11 for Tyden weekly magazine and Prima TV, the third largest national TV station.
The Becket Fund,
Freelance Researcher, Translator and Assistant, The Guardian and The Economist correspondents and
the Time stringer based in
Transitions Online, an English-language publication on post-communist
Prima TV, the third largest Czech national TV station, 1999 - 2000;
researched, produced and reported stories for local and national news
Program Assistant, the American Institute on Political and Economic Systems, an educational
summer program in
Assistant to the Executive Producer, Prima TV, 1996 - 1998; checked wires, produced headlines and graphics, assisted reporters.
Howard Fellow, Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, Master of Science in Journalism, 2003; Broadcast Concentration.
John M. Patterson Prize for outstanding performance
in Television News Magazine , 2003.
SKILLS AND LANGUAGES
Shooting and editing
video in DV format; audio nonlinear editing in Pro Tools; basic still
photography; basic Dreamweaver and Photoshop; Lexis-Nexis; Factiva; Excel; Word