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Amy Claire Nelson 2709 Princeton Ave. Durham, NC 27707 919.491.8518 amyclairenelson@gmail.com 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

Awards


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.

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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​.

Advisory

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

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