Työkokemus

Founder/Editor

Through the Cracks: Crowdfunding in Journalism
8/2014 -
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Assign stories to contributors, monitor crowdfunding platforms and report on innovative or successful crowdfunding campaigns to enable journalism and storytelling

Community Manager

Scoopshot
9/2014 - 12/2014
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Created tasks for a global community of smartphone photographers, followed trending hashtags, curated and promoted select content in social media and interacted with users of the crowdsourcing app.

Local Editor

Patch
8/2010 - 1/2014
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Worked with freelancers, engaged citizens and others to report multimedia breaking news and general assignment stories. Managed social media accounts, responded to reader story tips and moderated website activity and user generated content.

Contributor

SDNN.com (San Diego News Network)
9/2009 - 6/2010
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Reported politics and general assignment stories with elements of writing, photojournalism and video

Video Producer

Media Arts Center of San Diego
4/2009 - 8/2009
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Shot, edited and published 3-minute videos about people or issues featured in voiceofsandiego.org articles for The People’s Post, a Media Arts Center of San Diego, Knight Foundation and voiceofsandiego.org partnership.

Metro intern

South Florida Sun Sentinel
6/2008 - 8/2008
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Assigned to Metro and Online desks to cover breaking news, events and pitched enterprise stories; one of two reporters dispatched to cover the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colo. by sunsentinel.com.

Writing coach/Researcher

Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism
9/2007 - 5/2008
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Helped Mission High School newspaper staff become better reporters. As a researcher I helped compile the 2008 Native American Journalism Association’s Reading Red Report.

Reporting Intern

Colorado Springs Gazette
6/2007 - 8/2007
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Covered breaking news, events and pitched enterprise stories to Metro desk editors.

Editorial intern

Business 2.0 Magazine
1/2005 - 5/2007
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Some magazine writing but primarily worked with editors and reporters to fact check stories and other content.

Osaamisalueet

Journalistic writingwritingDigital photographyVideo and movie productionHTMLEngagementSocial mediareportingResearchAdobe CS PhotoshopApple Final Cut ProCommunity engagementBlogging

Koulutus

Journalism

San Francisco State University
8/2003 - 6/2008
Muu koulutusala
Yliopisto
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B.A. Journalism with emphasis in print and online; Political Science minor

Journalism

Danish School of Media and Journalism
1/2006 - 6/2006
Muu koulutusala
Yliopisto
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Reporting from Denmark, France and Italy with a multinational team of reporters as part of the Europe in the World international journalism program.

Journalism

Hogeschool von Utrecht
8/2005 - 12/2005
Muu koulutusala
Yliopisto
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Reporting from Holland and Turkey with a multinational team of reporters as part of the Europe in the World international journalism program.

Linkit

Khari Johnson Media
My portfolio website includes samples of my best work as a reporter, photographer and video producer.