Writing and Editing
wrote several published articles and opinion pieces, grant proposals, publicity materials
created and compiled style guidelines for a daily newspaper
familiar with Associated Press style
Press relations and publicitydeveloped press strategies, PR campaigns
represented organizations in local, national and international television and radio interviews
wrote statements, position papers, op-eds
Journalismline and copy edited news stories for daily newspaper
edited opinion and features pages
wrote headlines, captions, calendar listings
selected, edited news service copy
assigned reporter coverage
redesigned assignment system, re-organized copy flow
produced news story for satellite news service
Managementhired, trained, evaluated staff
controlled budgets up to $100,000
Political Workadvised political party on communications methods and strategy
coordinated lobbying and legislative campaigns
Desktop Publishing and Designpaginated newspapers in XPress, PageMaker, established graphics standards
designed reports, publicity materials, display ads
Computer and Internetexpert in Macintosh OS (through 10.3.8), experienced with Windows, installation of software and hardware
familiar with many software packages for word processing (Word, WordPerfect), desktop publishing (QuarkXpress, Adobe InDesign)
familiar with Internet software, concepts, resources
created extensive personal web site using HTML, PageSpinner, PhotoShop
maintained Ethernet LAN for newspaper office
Documentationwrote technical documentation for university records system in Lotus Manuscript
wrote user manuals for office system and computer use
Databasesdeveloped databases (FileMaker Pro, PC File)
created searchable story archive, source database for daily newspaper
Internationallived for four years in Cambodia, travel in Europe, Peru, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Turkey, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Thailand, Vietnam, China
citizen of the United States and Italy (EU)
native English speaker, good comprehension of Italian, basic knowledge of Khmer, some Spanish, French
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||A Tragedy of No Importance
An investigation into the March 30, 1997
grenade attack in Phnom Penh that killed 16
or more people, injured one American and
embroiled the FBI in a Cambodian controversy.
Posted March 29, 2005; published online by
Mother Jones April 15, 2005.
Online Petition (pdf)
One of numerous messages and updates e-mailed to
up to 2.2 million members of MoveOn.org in 2004
and position papers released by Cambodia's democratic opposition party
during the 1998 elections
Personal web site
with journals, travelogues, travel information and more
published in major newspapers
Also includes letters to the editor
News service copy editing
for Bridge News, New York City copy desk
Editorial style book
(supplementing Associated Press style for The Cambodia Daily)
for the documentary Who Killed Chea Vichea?
a finalist in the Bush In 30 Seconds contest;
was aired in local markets and nationally on CNN
Rumsfeld caught on video
Four more years?
for my own amusement
MoveOn Moves Up in the World
in Wired News, July 26, 2004.
Quoted as a creator of Polygraph.
Swinging the Vote
in Newsweek International, April 5, 2004.
Quoted on new technology in elections.
Cambodia: Ballots and Bullets (not online)
in POUND magazine, May-June, 2002.
Remembering the Killing Fields
on CBSNews.com, April 19, 2000.
Quoted on the 25th anniversary of the fall of Phnom Penh to the Khmer Rouge.
by Jacques Leslie in Wired magazine, November 1999.
Quoted both as the former spokesperson for the Sam Rainsy Party in Cambodia and as the former managing editor of The Cambodia Daily.
E-mail is a real revolution
in Salon magazine, March 15, 1999.
Quoted on the use of the Internet in Cambodian politics.
MPs Leave Cambodia
in The Australian newspaper, October 9, 1998.
Quoted as SRP spokesperson on political developments in Cambodia.
Maybe They'll Know It When They See It
in The Christian Science Monitor, July 24, 1998.
Quoted as SRP spokesperson on election observers in Cambodia.
(via Google news archive)