Journalist. Copy Editor. Audio-Video Engineer. Media Trainer.
Independent reporter and trainer, founder of the first and longest running weekly journalism audio and video podcast, Citizen Reporter, since 2004. Since 2008 active as a lecturer, workshop facilitator, and reporter in conflict and post-conflict countries (Afghanistan, Georgia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Turkey/Syria) in cooperation with NGO’s such as Internews, IREX, Free Press Unlimited, and the Institute for War and Peace Reporting. Guest lecturer in journalism and media at the University of Amsterdam, Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Groningen (Netherlands), Temple University Tokyo Campus, Tomsk University (Russia), Umea University (Sweden), and Brooklyn College (US).
Contributor to the Guardian CiF, Americablog, and Znet on topics such as hackers as a social movement, cannabis policy worldwide, citizen reporters in conflict zones, and abandoned places of great socio-political importance. Producer and web manager for Boston based Radio Open Source on WBUR Boston, most recently for a crowdfunded series in Egypt, Tunisia and Lebanon, “Arab Artists in a Revolution”.
For the detailed story, my Biographical Wiki includes links to work samples, interviews, and articles about me. I believe a CV/Resume is not a proper way to understand someone. But here’s mine anyway: (download cv)