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Jacob Kushner

Specializes in: Haiti, Dominican Republic, Congo, Kenya. International peacekeeping, foreign aid and development, offshore tax havens, Chinese mining and other investments in Africa, investigative reporting, immigration, education inequalities. Photography, radio, video.

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4044 N. Stowell Ave.
Phone: 6082152452
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Work has previously appeared: Jacob’s journalism has appeared in such media as the Associated Press, Newsweek, GlobalPost, Guernica, the Christian Science Monitor, the Center for Public Integrity, California Watch, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, WLRN South Florida, the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting and the Nation Institute, the New Internationalist, and JazzTimes Magazine.

Jacob Kushner is a freelance journalist currently reporting on international peacekeeping, foreign aid and development, offshore tax havens, and Chinese mining and other investments in Africa, a project that led to his recent multimedia eBook, China’s Congo Plan. He holds an M.A. in political journalism from Columbia University in New York. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a B.A. in journalism and Latin American studies. Jacob recently spent two years reporting from Haiti and the Dominican Republic, where his work focused on immigration and foreign investment including development aid. He speaks fluent Spanish, conversational Haitian Creole and basic French.

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