Benjamin Max Gottlieb

Multimedia Journalist, Photographer
Email: Phone: 818.642.1257 Web: Twitter: @benjamin_max EDUCATION University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism M.A. Journalism, Class of 2012 EMPLOYMENT IN JOURNALISM Sept. 2012-Present June-Sept. 2012 Sept. 2011-Present May-July 2011 Feb. 2011-May 2012 Jan. 2011-May 2012 Jan. 2011-May 2012 Aug. 2010-June 2012 April 2009-Aug. 2010 June-Sept. 2008 Jan. 2006-June 2009 HONORS & AWARDS Society of Professional Journalists | 2012 Mark of Excellence Award – Best Online News Coverage, USC School Shootings Los Angeles Press Club 2012: First Place for Student Media Broadcast, Podcast or Stream, “Eye on the Middle East” Los Angeles Press Club 2012: Two Second Place awards for Online Investigative & Personality Profile Knight Grant for Religion Reporting, New Delhi, India 2012 USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Director’s Scholar 2010-2012 USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Project Associate 2010-2012 2009 Model Arab League National Conference Award Winner – Second Place, Palestinian Affairs Council California College Media Association Award — Best Feature Story of 2007 Golden State Academic Excellence Award California State Governor’s Scholars Award Advanced Placement Scholar Award ADDITIONAL SKILLS Proficient in Spanish, HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite 5 (InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat and Illustrator), LexisNexis, Microsoft Office (Excel, Publisher, Word and PowerPoint), Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools, Adobe Audition, audio and video recording, photography and web production. References  available  upon  request. KCET Public Television Associate producer for KCET’s newsmagazine show, SoCal Connected. The Washington Post (Internship) Reporter and web producer for the paper’s foreign and national security desks. Art Director for the online news magazine, which explores global issues through personal stories. CNN International (Internship) Reporter and web producer in Hong Kong. Los Angeles Times Homicide Report Contributing reporter for the paper’s multimedia project documenting homicides in Los Angeles. Annenberg Radio News Host for the award-winning radio program produced at the University of Southern California. Eye on the Middle East Podcast Creator and co-host of the Los Angeles Press Club award-winning podcast. Annenberg Digital News ( Executive Editor for the USC Annenberg School’s online student publication. Santa Barbara Independent Reporter for the award-winning alternative weekly publication in Santa Barbara, California. Santa Barbara Daily Sound (Internship) Reporter for one of the two daily newspapers in Santa Barbara, California. Daily Nexus University news editor for UC Santa Barbara’s student newspaper. University of California at Santa Barbara B.A. Global & International Studies, Class of 2009 Minor in Professional Writing – Multimedia Program

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