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Jeremy A. Kahn

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Freelance Writing: June 2006 – present
Report and write stories on foreign policy, national affairs and business topics, including major feature stories and breaking news for The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Smithsonian, Slate, Foreign Policy, The New Republic Online, Fortune, Inc., Trader Monthly and The New York Times Magazine’s “Key” magazine.

The New Republic, Washington, DC
Managing Editor, June 2004 – June 2006
Edited cover stories and features on domestic politics as well as foreign affairs. Produced the magazine’s weekly Notebook section. Contributed to critical decisions concerning weekly production, including cover selection and writing of the staff editorial. Managed a staff of some 30 writers and reporters. Commissioned freelancers and participated in hiring decisions, including efforts to expand the magazine’s business coverage.

Freelance Writing: Penned stories on topics from the civil war in the Ivory Coast to hurricane bonds for The New York Times (2004), Fortune (2004), The New Republic (2003) and Slate (2003).

Fortune, New York, NY
Writer, September 2000 – May 2004
Reported on reconstruction in Iraq and the national strike in Venezuela as well as a variety of international and domestic political, economic, legal and accounting issues.
Writer-Reporter, March 1999 to September 2000
Wrote feature-length stories ranging from profiles of European entrepreneurs to an analysis of the economic value of a degree from an elite university.
Reporter, September 1997 to March 1999
Covered international economics, personal finance, real estate, tax and accounting issues.

Newsweek, New York, NY
London bureau stringer, 1996 – 1997 • Business researcher/reporter intern, summer 1996
Reported and wrote stories about health care, union organizing, marketing and a wide range of topics.

The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH
Business reporting intern, summer 1995
Researched and wrote stories about the travel industry, unions, small business, conventions and annual meetings,

Financial Times, Washington, DC
Washington bureau reporting intern, summer 1994
Covered Congress, the White House, antitrust law and US policy toward Haiti.

Journalism Awards

Pew International Journalism Fellow
Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Fall 2003

Named one of TJFR’s 30 top financial journalists under the age of 30 in 2003 and 2002.


Master’s of Science (Msc.) in International Relations
The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK, July 1997

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Graduated summa cum laude, May 1996. Elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Awarded a Thouron fellowship (one year graduate fellowship for study in Britain), 1996-1997. Dean's List, 1992-1996