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About Me

Jessica Stone                  

(202) 420-0078                 

jessicathereporter@gmail.com

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Experience:

CGTN America; White House Correspondent: December 2011-present:

▪   Expert in Chinese, U.S. foreign policy including hot spots like the South China Sea, North Korea's nuclear build-up, Iran nuclear deal, Climate Change

▪   Secured exclusive interview with Myanmar's Minister of Information prior to the transfer of power, Morocco's Foreign Minister, interviewed CEO's of Marriott, Airbus America, Investec Asset Management

▪  Produced 30-minute documentary on the Canadian Oil Sands in 2013: "Oil Sands at a Crossroads"

▪   Exposed military hazing of Asian-American soldiers

▪   Backup Anchor; Global Business America: 1 hour global business news program

 

Washington Correspondent (freelance):

CBS Newspath: cover Washington, daily live shots for more than 200 affiliates

FOX EDGE: cover Washington, Casey Anthony Trial, daily live shots for more than 200 affiliates

 

FOX News Radio; Part Time Correspondent: 2009 - 2011:

▪   Washington, DC: Daily coverage of politics, defense, international affairs

▪   Anchorage, AK: November, 2010: Live coverage of the 3-way US Senate Race

▪   Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; July 2010:  Military trial of Ibrahim Al-Qosi

▪   Haiti; March 2010: Live coverage for post-earthquake UN Donor Conference

▪   Afghanistan; Summer 2009: Afghanistan national elections, war effort

 

Freelance Reporter/Producer; Washington, DC: 2007-2011:

▪   The Daily Beast, USA Today, Washington Times, Catholic News Service

▪   WTTG-TV

▪   WJLA-TV/NewsChannel 8

▪   Associated Press: Co-anchored five hour live webcast on election night 2008

▪   FOX News Channel: Off-air reporter/producer

 

WGRZ Channel 2; Buffalo, NY; Investigative Reporter                                             

WHEC Channel 10; Rochester, NY; Reporter/Fill-in Anchor                

WKTV Channel 2; Utica, NY; Reporter/Fill-in Anchor                                             

 

Education:

▪   Syracuse University; S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications: B.S. Broadcast Journalism; Minors in French & Political Science

▪   French fluency, Adobe Audition, ENCO, Final Cut Pro, Avid Inews, ENPS

References:

Bob Crawford: Fmr. Dir. Newsgathering, CGTN America: bobcrawford@lanarkmedia.net

Mitch Davis; Vice President, FOX Radio: mitch.davis@foxnews.com

Cherie Grzech; Senior Director, Washington Bureau & Politics, FOX News Channel: cherie.grzech@foxnews.com