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Andrew Curry

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EXPERIENCE:

FREELANCE WRITER AND EDITOR
2/97 to present
Have written and edited for Archaeology, Bicycling, The Christian Science Monitor, Diabetes Forecast, Discover, Foreign Policy, The Miami Herald, Monocle, National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, The New Republic, Science, Smithsonian, Spiegel Online International, Velonews, Washington City Paper, The Washington Post, Wired, Wired News and others. Contributing Editor at Archaeology.

SPIEGEL ONLINE INTERNATIONAL, Berlin, Germany
Contract Editor, 7/2007 to present
Write, edit and translate on tight deadline for the English-language website of Der Spiegel, Germany’s top newsweekly.

FULBRIGHT JOURNALISM FELLOW, Berlin, Germany
8/05 to 7/06
Wrote about German and Polish culture, history and politics as a guest journalist at Viadrina University.

SMITHSONIAN, Washington, DC
General Editor, 2/04 to 8/05
Assigned, edited and wrote stories on history, archaeology and science for Smithsonian magazine, a general-interest monthly with two million subscribers. Responsible for creating "Digs," a regular department exploring archaeology.

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT, Washington, DC
Associate Editor, 8/00 to 1/04
Covered culture and history for U.S. News’ Culture and Ideas section; also wrote for the U.S. News, Diversions, Health and Medicine, Science and Business and Technology sections. Cover stories included “The Crusades: The Truth About the Epic Clash Between Christianity and Islam” and “Who Won the Civil War? A New Fight to Reshape the Nation’s History,” the magazine’s two top-selling issues of 2002.

WELT AM SONNTAG, Berlin, Germany
Arthur F. Burns Fellow, 7/03 to 10/03
Wrote for Welt am Sonntag, the Sunday edition of the German daily newspaper Die Welt, and covered German and Central European issues for US News and other publications.

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, DC
Copy Aide 9/97 to 5/99
As a night-shift aide on the Post’s Style, Metro and News desks, managed music listings, assigned reviewers and coordinated layout, photo and graphics assignments.

THE MIAMI HERALD, Miami, Fla.
Copy Editor and Reporter, 7/98 to 11/98
Wrote headlines and captions and copy edited for two local editions nightly and six twice-weekly neighborhood inserts. Also wrote film reviews and articles for the Weekend, local and features sections.

THE WARSAW VOICE, Warsaw, Poland
Reporter and Copy Editor, 1/97 to 8/97
Wrote news, business and entertainment articles and edited for The Warsaw Voice, an English-language weekly news magazine covering news and culture in Poland and Central Europe.

EDUCATION:

STANFORD UNIVERSITY Center for Russian and East European Studies, Stanford, CA
9/99 to 6/2000
Received a Master of Arts in Russian and East European Studies. Valedictorian.

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY School of Foreign Service, Washington, DC
8/94 to 5/98
Received a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service with a major in International Relations.

AWARDS:

Arthur F. Burns Journalism Prize, 2008; 21st Century Trust Fellow, Rostock, Germany, 11/07; Fulbright Guest Lecturer, University of Leipzig, 5/06; Guest Lecturer, University of Wroclaw, 1/06; Journalism Guest Lecturer, Indiana University School of Journalism, 9/04, Guest Speaker, Georgetown College Journalism Conference, 11/04, 21st Century Trust Fellow, Cambridge, England, 10/2003; Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, Stanford University, 9/99-6/2000

Speak and read German and Polish; can read French and speak it at a basic level.

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