Resume EXPERIENCE CNN, Johannesburg July 2022 — Present Senior International Correspondent Senior Correspondent covering global news for all CNN platforms CNN, Johannesburg July 2015 — July 2022 International Correspondent Focusing on investigative reporting and breaking news in Africa and beyond Responsible for bureau direction and strategy Leading role in in-content strategy for Africa CNN, Beijing February 2013 — July 2015 International Correspondent Lead China-based correspondent for all of CNN’s platforms Focus on political and business reporting Acting bureau chief of China operation coordinating coverage strategy and government relations CNN, Nairobi December 2007 — February 2013 Correspondent Reporting for all platforms with concentration on Africa reporting Managed satellite bureau and news team Freelance Producer at Various, Johannesburg January 2007 — December 2007 Producer launching CNN Heroes project in Africa Field producing for UNICEF in Africa and MiddleEast 
 UNICEF, Johannesburg 2005 — January 2007 Communications Officer Launched media unit for UNICEF Produced content from more than 20 African countries for UN and 
outside broadcasters Training of UN staff in communications strategy and storytelling Freelance Producer/Director, Johannesburg 2004 — 2005 Freelance reporter and producer for NPR, Reuters, CNN Director of 10 years of democracy and Soweto uprising 
 ABC News Productions, New York City 2003 — 2003 Associate Producer Producer on documentary specials for cable television in U.S. market EDUCATION 
MA, Journalism, New York University, New York City September 2001 — December 2002 MA in Broadcast Journalism and Portfolio concentration Full broadcast and Knight Foundation scholarship Edwin Diamond award for outstanding graduate student BA, Public Policy, Duke University, Durham 1996 — 2000 Sanford Institute of Public Policy Part of Hart leadership program Dean’s list BA, Psychology, Duke University, Durham 1996 — 2000 AWARDS & RECOGNITION Robert Mugabe coup: 2019 Royal Television Society, Breaking News. The Vanishing: 2017 EPPY award; FSJ award; Emmy nomination. DRC gorillas: 2013 National Headliner award (NHA) 2nd place Somali Famine: 2012 NHA 1st place. Locked up and Forgotten: 2012 Amnesty International award; NABJ 
award; NHA 2nd Arab Spring: 2011 part of Peabody winning team. Chairman, Foreign Correspondent’s Assoc.of East Africa 
 SKILLS/COURSES Writing Broadcasting Editing Investigative Reporting International News Media Strategy Field First Aid Hazardous Environments Harvard Online Business INSEAD Strategy
David McKenzie