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Amber Parcher | Elance
 
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Amber Parcher

International reporter with Spanish-language skill
   United States
  |   Medfield, MA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

I am an American journalist whose news ,travel and features have been published in The Washington Post, Monocle Magazine and dozens of other websites and publications. I've also covered local news and politics on Capitol Hill as a reporter and in Washington, DC. My wide array of experience with features, food/travel, breaking news, politics, Capitol Hill, business reporting and investigative reports makes me a great candidate for almost any reporting and writing job. I am trained in AP Style and an expert in producing clear, clean,...

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Portfolio

Washington Post Travel Section piece, page A1
Washington Post Travel Section piece, jump
Monocle Magazine Web Column on China/Taiwan soft power
Monocle Magazine Web Column on Taiwan's 100th anniversary

Skills (8)

Tested
Creative Writing
English-Spanish Translation
English
Technical Writing
Business Writing
Online Writing
Breaking news
Journalism

Employment

The Washington Post
Special Taiwan Correspondent
2010 - 2011
• Monitored and covered breaking news, defense, national politics, business, China relations and natural disasters coming out of Taiwan for the newspaper’s International section. • Interviewed...
Monocle Magazine
Contributing Taiwan Reporter
2010 - 2011
• Interviewed presidential candidates, covered Taiwan-European Union trade relations, business trends and the effect of a historic free trade pact with China for the London-based monthly global...
Taipei Times
Contributing Features Reporter
2010 - 2011
• Reported and photographed southern Taiwan’s growing gay culture and arts scene for the features section of one of Taiwan’s largest English-language daily newspapers.
Taiwan Business Topics
Contributing Reporter
2010 - 2011
• Covered business trends and wrote travel and food features on Taiwan for the monthly independent news and business magazine of the American Chamber of Commerce. • Took photos, wrote captions,...
The Gazette--Montgomery County, MD
Staff Writer
2008 - 2010
and reported award-winning investigative, series and breaking news stories for the Montgomery County-based newspaper on a tight deadline in a competitive media market. Focused on covering criminal...
MasVoces.org--Madrid, Spain
Intern Radio Reporter
2007 - 2010
• Covered protests, U.N. meetings and conducted man-on-the-street interviews in Spanish about immigration and Spanish-African relations for the online international radio station. • Participated in...
Columbus Dispatch Washington Bureau
Intern Print and Broadcast reporter
2007 - 2007
• Reported, interviewed and researched Capitol Hill’s economic and political news as it related to Ohio as part of the newspaper’s Washington bureau. • Covered Congressional hearings, presidential...

Education

Texas Christian University
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Spanish
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Keywords

Travel
Journalism
Features
News
Researching
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