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Stephen Kurczy
[email protected], www.stephenkurczy.com
EMPLOYMENT
STATUS
The Economist, London
Contributing Writer
current
 Write about the Khmer Rouge tribunal for the international magazine’s print edition
Christian Science Monitor, Boston
Contributing Writer
current
 Write feature stories from Cambodia
Asia Times Online, Hong Kong
Contributing Writer
current
 Cover economics and politics in Indochina
Thomson Reuters, Phnom Penh
Substitute bureau chief
July 2009
 On 24-hour call as temporary chief of Reuters’ bureau in Cambodia
Royal University of Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh
Lecturer
February 2009-July 2009
 Taught 20-week university course on news writing and copy editing
The Cambodia Daily, Phnom Penh
Associate Editor
December 2007-March 2009
 Wrote up to four articles daily
 Rewrote and edited articles reported by Cambodians
 Reported from battle zone during the 2008 Thai-Cambodia border skirmish
Americas Quarterly, New York City
Contributor
February 2008
 Covered Mexico’s provincial elections with feature, “Oaxaca—The Teachers’ Strike One Year Later”
Incisive Media, New York City
Legal reporter
January 2007-December 2007
 Wrote 12 articles a week for weekly legal publication, VerdictSearch
The Day, New London, CT
Staff reporter
June 2005-September 2006
 Covered community and navy news in Groton, home of the United States’ largest submarine base
AWARDS & PUBLIC SPEAKING
2009: Lecturer at Cambodia conference on journalism ethics sponsored by the European Union
2008: The Cambodia Daily, “Story of the Month”
2007: Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists, second place for “In-depth Series”
2006: New England Press Association, first place for “Social Issues Feature Story”
EXPERIENCES & SKILLS
Field Reporting, Travel and Study: Laos, Vietnam (2009); Cambodia, Thailand (2008); Mexico (2007);
Honduras, Guatemala (2006); Eastern Europe (2004); bicycled across America (2004); Hawaiian Islands field
study (2004)
Computer: Quark Xpress, iMovie, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher
Language: Studied Spanish, Hungarian and Khmer
EDUCATION
Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
May 2005; B.A.: major, Philosophy; minors, Journalism, Physics
Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
Fall, 2004
REFERENCES
Ek Madra
Shawn W. Crispin
Bureau Chief
Southeast Asia Editor
Thomson Reuters
Asia Times Online
Phnom Penh
Bangkok
855-12-906-563
[email protected]
[email protected]
Kevin Doyle
Editor-in-Chief
The Cambodia Daily
Phnom Penh
855-12-893-704
[email protected]
Glenn Koch
Editor-in-Chief
VerdictSearch
New York
212-313-9116
[email protected]
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