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  Ken Maguire
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  I've covered breaking news but really enjoy writing news features, especially the overlooked aspects and angles. I've worked in West Africa, covered the financial crisis in Greece (including a front-page NY Times story), and have extensive experience in the U.S.


Work Info
 
Expertise
Editor 5 Years
Writer 10 Years
Reporter 15 Years
Specialty
Government 10 Years
International 5 Years
Sports & Recreation 5 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
18 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Globalpost.com (6-10), New York Times (3-5), Sports Illustrated (1-2)
Other Work History
I was a staff reporter for the Associated Press for seven years. Also worked full-time (temporary) for Agence France-Presse.
Foreign Language Skills
French
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Washington, DC. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
(New York Times, 4/23/2013)
A story about a basketball player and a Greek community forever linked by a tragic accident 20 years ago.
(New York Times, 1/28/2012)
Greece, birthplace of the Olympics, struggles to support its Olympic athletes ahead of the Summer Games in London. The financial crisis has gutted the sports budget.
(Globalpost.com, 10/21/2011)
'Among the items on the checklist are gas masks, swimming goggles, dust masks, a motorcycle helmet, and Maalox. Yes, Maalox.'