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Joe Jackson

Website: http://joelukejackson.wordpress.com
Cell: +1-347-469-6826 / Email: joe.luke.jackson@gmail.com / Twitter: @JoeJackson / Based: Los Angeles, CA

Experience
Aug. 08 - present
Freelance journalist; global (U.S., Asia, Europe, Australia)
Reporting, photographing, writing international, national & regional news / feature / culture / travel stories
Contributor: New York Times; Wall Street Journal; Guardian; Daily News; TIME; Newsweek; Al Jazeera
Mar. 13 Oct. 15
The Wall Street Journal newspaper; New York City, U.S.A.
(Permalance) reporter, Greater New York: covered breaking news / general assignment on tight deadlines
Extensive experience covering 2013 mayoral race, City Hall, criminal justice & feature / culture stories
Sept. 11 Sept. 12
TIME magazine; Hong Kong, China
Staff reporter: writer, producer, researcher, fact-checker, associate editor for TIME.com / TIME magazine
Reported news feature stories from Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand, Philippines & Japan, among others
Jan. '09 Jul. 11
The New York Daily News newspaper; New York City, U.S.A.
(Permalance) reporter, Metro: covering breaking news / general assignment on tight deadlines
Solo weekend overnight reporter for a year; covered 10 Times Sq bomb attempt, criminal justice, politics
Jun. & Jul. '08
The Guardian, the Times & the Daily Telegraph newspapers; London, U.K.
Foreign desks intern: writer, producer, researcher, fact-checker for websites, working on tight deadlines
Oct. '06 May '08
North Surrey & London Newspapers; London, U.K.
Staff reporter: general assignment, suburban weekly newspapers; filed 12-15 stories/week, on tight deadlines
Jul. '06 Jan. '07
The South London Press newspaper; London, U.K.
(Permalance) writer: contributed features for weekly supplement: exclusive interview with Kevin Spacey
Nov. '05 Apr. '06
The Deccan Herald; Bangalore, India & the Kathmandu Post newspaper; Kathmandu Nepal
Intern: completed self-acquired, 6-week news / culture reporting internships for two English language dailies
Front page bylines on Nepali pro-democracy protests; numerous feature stories on Bangalore cultural events
Sept. '03 Dec. '04
Student newspaper; Edinburgh, U.K.
News editor, reporter: award-winning campus publication, weekly circulation 10,000+ copies

Education
Graduated May '09
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism; New York, U.S.A.
MS Journalism, new media speciality; BrooklynInk.com, BronxBeat.org, business & digital media modules
Recipient of the Hugh Fulton Byas Memorial Foundation prize for British journalists of outstanding promise
Graduated Jan. '07
News Associates; London, U.K.
Completed National Council of Training Journalists (NCTJ) course in print journalism
Qualified in shorthand (100 words a minute), media law, local government & politics, general reporting
Graduated May '05
University of Edinburgh, School of Social Sciences; Scotland, U.K.
MA Politics, specialized in international political issues; dissertation: Israel/Palestine & one-state solution

Additional
Grants / Awards:
Technology:
U.S. Immigration:
Other:

15 ICfJ Illuminating Japan grantee; 13 & 14 Silurian Awards winner (WSJ team)
Trained in video/audio/web production & editing; photography, social media utilization
Work authorization as individual with extraordinary ability (0-1B) through June 17
Worked, travelled: Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe / completed London Marathon 2008

References
Carrie Melago, news editor, Wall Street Journal; carrie.melago@wsj.com / +1-212-416-2000
Zoher Abdoolcarim, Asia editor, TIME; zoher_abdoolcarim@timeasia.com / +852-3128-3333