- EMPLOYMENT & FREELANCE
- •• Editor of Amnesty International magazine, circulation 300,000. Amnesty Now, was a full-color magazine of independent journalism and analysis covering human rights around the world. Also researched, selected, and photoshopped art. 2001-2004Editing, wire editing, and layout at Vermont's Times Argus/Rutland Herald, the oldest U.S. family-owned daily newspaper, and winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing. 1998-1999 Editor in chief, CAQ a magazine of domestic and global affairs. 1991-1998
- Write for local, national, and international media including Boston Globe, Harper's, The Nation online, American Prospect, New Scientist (London), In These Times, and Salon.com on a broad range of domestic and international topics, including from Iraq in 2003. Write in-depth investigative analyses, as a consultant or for publication, on human rights (including from the UN in Geneva), the environment, war, drug policy, women, health and science, courts, prisons, media, and politics. 1988-present
Write "[SIC]," a monthly investigative column on the politics of health & science for In These Times. 2005-present
Finalist for 2014 "Molly National Journalism Prize." Winner TBA.
Design and run production of magazines, newsletters, academic and non-profit reports, and museum catalogs, as well as books for commercial and academic presses. 1995-present
Deliver accurate, deadline-oriented, in-depth research for films, books, and magazines. Proofread books, scripts, newspapers, and magazines. 1989-present
Films: Researcher for Trouble the Waters, 2008 SUNDANCE Documentary Grand Jury Prize; also wrote press kits for Trouble the Water and Disturbing the Universe. Research consultant for Oscar and Cannes prize winner Fahrenheit 911; also Everything's Cool, and Focus Features documentary.
Books: Senior researcher for The Impeachment of George W. Bush by Elizabeth Hotzman. Edited books on Japan: Kyoto: City of Zen, Kyoto Machiya Restaurant Guide, Exploring Kyoto, by Judith Clancy.
Web material for Physicians for Human Rights; and Institute for Sustainable Communities.
Starting in the war in El salvador, and continuing though the build-up to the war in Iraq, have documented people and events. Photos widely exhibited and published in New York Times, Newsday, and used as evidence in the US Senate. Works exhibited in group and one-person shows. 1989-present
Guest lecturer in journalism at American University, Cairo; designed and taught courses on production and on editing for the Institute for Policy Studies, and journalism at Community College of Vermont.
FORMAL EDUCATION University of Vermont, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, special honors major; University of Chicago; intensive Japanese language program, Harvard University.
TRAVEL & LANGUAGES Have traveled and/or worked in Western Europe, Central America, Asia, and the Middle East, including in Iraq. Speak and read some French, Spanish, and Japanese.