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Michael Kitchen (Chetwynd)
PROFESSIONAL HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS
EDUCATION
Full fluency - CHINESE (MANDARIN)
Strong speaking/reading ability -
FRENCH, ARABIC, SPANISH, RUSSIAN
Bachelor of Arts in English UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (BERKELEY)
News Editor
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL - MARKETWATCH (2007 - 15)
 Led team of seven reporters in four East Asia bureaus, helped grow traffic fourfold  Curated front page in real time, monitored all breaking news during overnight  In New York, also did reporting and video presenting for MarketWatch and WSJ.com
LANGUAGES
Bureau Chief - Islamabad
VOICE OF AMERICA (2003-05)
 Reopened and led VOA radio and online bureau covering Pakistan and Afghanistan  Exclusives included: Pakistan army’s role in proliferation, Afghan Pres. Karzai interview  Led staff of eight full-time employees and six freelance reporters  Also reported on assignment from Iraq, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, other locations
TEL: 646-763-0969
EMAIL: mkitchenc@gmail.com
WEBSITE/BLOG: WorldIsOurThing.com
SAMPLE WORK
Animator/Blogger
THE WORLD IS OUR THING .COM (2015 - Present)
 Conceived, animated and produced short films  Created animated videos on contract for clients on a freelance basis.