Politics, Business, Sports & Entertainment,Speechwriting for politicians
Book Author,US Credentialed Journalist and Award-winning Speechwriter
Won 1st place: International Speech Competition 2000 held in Los Angeles, California; Member of the US Investigative Agency of Journalists
Young freelance Journalist, a Congolese Filmmaker and blogger. I volunteer in media and communication Department at the cultural center Yolé!Africa, in Goma, DR Congo. I am the correspondent of Radio Netherlands Worldwide and other local and international medias agencies
I have worked more than 13 years as a journalist in a variety of conflict and post conflict settings including Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Yemen, Morocco, Cyprus, Sudan and South Sudan and Liberia. Over the years I have worked with a host of notable and internationally recognized media outlets.
James Astill has been writing for The Economist on defence and terrorism matters sine June 2004. He was previously our Afghanistan correspondent, and, for three years, our roving Africa correspondent, based in Nairobi. For much of that time, he also worked for the Guardian and the BBC. He began writing freelance journalism in Tokyo, while conducting postgraduate studies in Japanese theatre.
I have been a radio journalist for 3 years currently associated with state run radio in its news and current affairs section. Earlier I worked in a news agency and an NGO as media officer. I have also been a freelance translator ( English Urdu, Pakistani Punjabi) for over 5 years)
I have lived in both Europe and North and South America and traveled extensively in emerging markets. Currently I am finishing my MA in International Finance and Emerging Markets in Washington, DC so that I can provide more insightful analysis to my readers.
I started working as a journalist in an online newspaper. After 4 years I became executive editor of the magazine on Russian affairs, published in South Asia. By request from time to time I prepare analytical articles on situation in Russia and South Asia regions.
I started my journalism career at the age of 17. Graduate of University of Maryland, USA. Servrd as Washington Corrospondent for Kantipur and Kathmandu post dailies in 1993. Chariman of Nepal's News agency RSS and publisher and chairman of Gorkhapatra, a government run publishing house in Nepal.
Member of the Society of Professional Journalists, Independent Reporters and Editors, specializing in environmental isssues. Author, journalist, consultant, photographer. Extensive travel in Africa: including Rwanda, DRC and South africa.