AL LARANJEIRO
Contact: adlaranjeiro@hotmail.com



EXPERIENCE
Montgomery County Sentinel, Rockville, MD (Spring 1999)
Internship: Wrote feature stories on local politics, music festival & movie review. Also wrote & edited the weekly "News in Brief" section.
Broadcast Interview Source, Washington, DC (9/98-6/99)
Ass't Editor: Assisted with various aspects of book production, including the development of customersí advertisements, fact checking, proofreading, data entry & customer service. Supervised a three person research team collecting & entering data for the production of two media directories; researched and produced a new Web directory. Proofread and edited these directories.
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC (9/96-5/97)
Research Assistant: Internship, Division of Historical, Cultural & Literary Studies. Assisted a visiting Fellow with the writing of his book. Duties included: The research of primary sources at the Library of Congress. The analysis & summarization of research materials. The proofreading & editing of project drafts. And the construction of a database used to support the thesis of the book.
Best Temporaries, Washington, DC (11/97-7/98)
Temp: Worked several assignments at the International Monetary Fund.
American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (4/97-11/97)
Office Assistant: Financial Aid Office. Performed various clerical tasks.

EDUCATION
Master of Arts, Journalism (expected May 2001)
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Master of Arts, Political Science (December 1996)
American University, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Arts, Economics (May 1992)
Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
Computers
Word processing: Wordperfect & MS Word.
Spreadsheet & Databases: Excel, Paradox, PlanView, dBase & Lexis/Nexis.
Misc.: Corel Ventura, Photoshop & HTML.
Languages: Fluent in Portuguese; proficient in Spanish.


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