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Emily Wilson

exj[at]speakeasy.net

RADIO
  • Producer and On-Line Editor, Your Call, KALW-FM, Producing a live daily political affairs and culture call-in show on an NPR-affiliate. Pre-interviewing and booking guest, writing introductions and questions for the hosts, screening guests and updating the Web site and sending out daily newsletter (7/05- 2/07)
  • Producer, Production Assistant, KCBS-AM, Putting together hourly newscasts, setting up on air interviews, interviewing subjects and writing stories, taking in and editing reporters' feeds, selecting national stories for anchors (8/03- 8/04, 8/05-1/07)
  • Freelance Reporter, NPR, KQED-FM, KALW Radio News, Pacifica Network News, LiveWire, Pacific News Service, writing feature stories for broadcast (12/99-Present)
  • Reporter/Writer, KPFA-FM, Completed a course in journalism covering writing, editing, reporting, interview skills, and producing. Worked as a reporter and news writer (9/98-1/00)
  • Intern, KQED-FM, Researched upcoming shows, pre-interviewed guests, and gathered preliminary background on a variety of topics for "Forum," a daily, live public affairs show with the largest local public radio audience (9/97-3/98)

PRINT
  • Freelance Reporter, Los Angeles Times, Agence France- Presse, The San Francisco Chronicle, East Bay Express, AlterNet, Diverse Magazine, The Journal of Life Sciences, The San Francisco Examiner, Asian Week, The Jewish Bulletin (12/99-Present)
  • Reporter, Half Moon Bay Review, Covered education, environment and agriculture for a weekly paper (1/02- 7/03)
  • Reporter, Bay City News Service, wrote multiple daily stories for a Bay Area wire service (6/ 00- 1/ 01)

TEACHING
  • Adult Instructor, Transitional Studies, City College of San Francisco, (8/97-5/04, 8/05- Present) Instructor, Berkeley Oakland Support Services, (1/94-7/94) ABE Instructor, Berkeley Adult School (9/93-6/94) Literacy Consultant, Berkeley Reads, (6/97-6/98) Trainer, Alameda County Library Jail Tutoring Program, (Summer and Fall, 1997) Tutor/Student Coordinator, Project Read, South San Francisco, (3/95-9/96)

  • ESL - VESL Instructor, Jewish Vocational Services, (4/97-1/00, 6/01-1/02) ESL Instructor, Jewish Community Center, (1/94-2/95) ESL Instructor, ELS, (6/93- 2/95, summer of '90 and '91) ESL Instructor, The Episcopal Sanctuary, (1/90-4/91) English Teacher, Escuela de Idiomas, San Sebastian, Spain, Translator, Gernika Gorgoratuz, San Sebastian, Spain, (1985-87)


EDUCATION
  • M.S., Journalism, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, New York, NY,
  • Broadcast concentration, May 2005
  • M. A., Adult Education, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.
  • Coursework included classes in media literacy and grant writing. Researched and wrote masters thesis on educational programs for the homeless. May, 1995
  • B.A., Liberal Arts, St. John's College, Santa Fe, NM.
    A non-elective, classical liberal arts curriculum. Seminar study of the Great Books, emphasizing clear thinking and articulate expression, both orally and in writing. Graduates hold the equivalent of a double major in philosophy and mathematics. May, 1989

SKILLS Proficient in Spanish. Multimedia and web production experience in Photoshop, Dreamweaver, non-linear audio and video editing, digital photography

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