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Michael Kitchen (Chetwynd)
PROFESSIONAL HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS
Full Professional History
 Copy editor/briefs writer, Investor’s Business Daily (Los Angeles, 10/2015 to 8/2016)  WSJ - MarketWatch -- see above (New York, Los Angeles, 7/2007 to 7/2015)   Dow Jones Newswires -- see above (Singapore, 12/2005 to 7/2007)  Voice of America -- see above (Islamabad, 2/2003 to 4/2005)  Lead staff writer, National Journal - UN Wire (Washington DC, 12/2001 to 1/2003)  News reporter/anchor -- ICRT (Taipei, 2/2000 to 3/2001) Deputy national editor/news reporter, The China Post (Taipei, 8/1996 to 2/2000)
Freelance & Short-Term Work
 Was regular contributor to National Public Radio, Time, Fox News.com, others   Did hits for CNN, Bloomberg Television, other broadcast and radio news organizations  Reporter at The Cambodia Daily newspaper (Phnom Penh, 3/2001 to 5/2001)
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
 Served as Asia editor (in Los Angeles) from 2009; senior copy editor (in N.Y.C.) from 2007  Led team of up to 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
Money Desk Copy Editor
DOW JONES NEWSWIRES
Bureau Chief - Islamabad
VOICE OF AMERICA
 Worked at copy desk and in the slot, monitored news, wrote flash headlines for global wire  Received Dow Jones Star award for creating weekly product covering regional data
 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
VIDEO: Wall Street Journal – MarketWatch
ONLINE/PRINT: Wall Street Journal – MarketWatch
RADIO: Voice of America
(Online versions of radio scripts, with actualities in quotation  – sound files not publicly archived by VOA but available on request)
ONLINE/PRINT: TIME Magazine