Amy Klein Seeks Teaching Gigs

This resume was emailed to me (not by Amy):

FREELANCE WRITER: 8/05-Present

Book Reviewer, San Francisco Chronicle, features for The Los Angeles Daily News, The Chicago-Sun Times, Hadassah Magazine, Moment Magazine, etc. Syndicated Singles Columnist: The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, World Jewish Digest, Detroit Jewish News.

THE JEWISH JOURNAL OF GREATER LOS ANGELES,

Religion Editor, Columnist 8/05-Present

Managing Editor 5/01–7/05

Responsible for putting out weekly community newspaper (readership: 150,000), from commissioning and editing stories to overseeing design and layout of 65+-page paper, as well as writing editorials, features, arts, news, and cover stories.

 

THE FORWARD, Senior Reporter 8/00–5/01

As legal/crime reporter for national Jewish weekly, produced two investigative features weekly.

 

FREELANCE: Researcher and Editor 8/99–8/00

Researcher for Marie Claire, Ladies’ Home Journal, AlleyCat News, FindSVP

Translator (Hebrew to English) for legal and governmental agencies.

 

THE JERUSALEM POST, Editor, Reporter 12/95–6/99

Jerusalem Affairs correspondent 6/98-6/99, Feature writer 6/95-6/98, Special Supplements Editor 5/95-6/98, Features Editor 9/97-11/97, Youth Magazines Editor 12/96-3/97

 

ISRAEL XPRESS, Partner 5/95–12/95

Co-founded Internet Company to provide Internet advertising to Israeli companies Designed site (HTML and graphics) and marketed ad service to Israeli Companies

 

 

ISRAEL EXPORT DEVELOPMENT CO., Communications Director 10/92–4/95

Part of core team to establish a duty-free Free Processing Zone (FPZ) in Israel.

 

EDUCATION:

ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY: MFA, Creative Writing 6/06

QUEENS COLLEGE: B.A., English Writing and Literature 6/92

 

BOOKS:

Essay in The Jewish Girl’s Guide to Guilt, (Dutton) 8/05

Essay in Eight Nights: A Chanukah Anthology (Algonquin) 7/07

 

AWARDS:

Summer Literary Seminars in Kenya, 2nd Place, Creative Non-Fiction

Judged by Philip Lopate 12/07

L.A. Press Club Awards, Honorable Mention, Columnist 6/05, 6/06

Rockower Press Club Awards, First Prize, Feature Writing 6/05, 6/04

National Jewish Book Award, “The Modern Jewish Girls’ Guide to Guilt” 2006

 

TEACHING: UCLA Extension, Intro to Feature Writing 9/06

Media Bistro, Writing the Personal Essay 3/07

 

LANGUAGES: Fluent in Hebrew

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see Amazon.com). My work has been followed by the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (Alexander90210.com).
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