Amy Claire Nelson 2709 Princeton Ave. Durham, NC 27707 919.491.8518 firstname.lastname@example.org amyclairenelson.com
Experience MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER - Durham, NC 2013-present. Research, interview, record audio and video, edit, write, produce and raise funds for online video and multimedia productions covering history and current affairs. LEAD TEACHER, Montessori Children’s House of Durham - Durham, NC 2007-2016. Create hands-on materials. Present lessons daily. Address academic, social and emotional needs of children ages three to six. Photograph, write and publish bi-monthly online newsletter. Design educational presentations for parents. Train and coordinate with Assistant Teacher. HOST/REPORTER, WUNC - Chapel Hill, NC. Freelance: 2005-07 Staff: 1996-2004. Hosted All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition at local level. Produced regular Arts & Culture features. Produced in-depth, award-winning features for N orth Carolina Voices series. Produced short segments for hourly local newscasts.
Publications & Productions
DIRECTOR, Inner Revolutions | A Multimedia Oral History Project www.innerrevolutions.net. Fiscal Sponsor: S outhern Documentary Fund. 2014-present WRITER/CONTRIBUTOR, Five Voices, Five Faiths: An Interfaith Primer. Cowley Publications. 2005
WUNC North Carolina Voices: Understanding Poverty. Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Broadcast News Award, 2 006. Co-recipient. *The duPont is considered the highest award in broadcast journalism. WUNC North Carolina Voices: Looking for Work. First Place, Green Eyeshade Awards, 2003. Southeast Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists. Co-recipient.
Wearing Hijab After 9/11. First Place, Feature, 2002. North Carolina Associated Press.
WUNC North Carolina Voices: The State of Aging. First Place, Feature, 2002. North Carolina A ssociated Press. The Poetry of Rumi. First Place, Feature, 1999. G reen Eyeshade Awards. Atlanta Chapter, S ociety of Professional Journalists.
NC State Fairground Postcard. First Place, Use of Sound, 1999. Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, RTNDA. Midwives Under Attack. First Place, Feature, 1999. Gracie Allen Award, Alliance for Women in Media Foundation.
Presenter, Humanities Writ Large: Arab Refugee Oral History Project. Center for Documentary Studies. Durham, NC. September, 2015. Advised undergraduate Duke students on documentary interviewing best practices. Teacher Advisory Council. Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Durham, NC. February, 2015. Developed educational programming for use in conjunction with the exhibition, Colour Correction: British and American Screenprints, 1967-75. Selection Committee. Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Durham, NC. 2006-07. Critiqued and selected films for competition. Five Faiths Colloquium. Ackland Art Museum. Chapel Hill, NC. 2002-04. Contributed to discussions, offered critiques and generated ideas towards the presentation of sacred works of art in the public sphere.
Education UNC School of Media and Journalism - Chapel Hill, NC M.A. Candidate (2018), Visual Communications Roy H. Park Fellow The Mountain Workshops - Paducah, KY Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University - Durham, NC Certificate in Documentary Studies Institute for Advanced Montessori Studies, The Barrie School - Silver Spring, MD Certificate in Montessori Studies, Early Childhood Education Oberlin College - Oberlin, OH Bachelor of Arts
Skills Adobe CS-6, Adobe Audition, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe XD, Adobe Lightroom, Hindenburg Journalist PRO