Carmen Munir Russell-Sluchansky

Carmen Russell-Sluchansky is a freelance writer and multimedia journalist based in Washington DC. He regularly writes on national politics, domestic and international human rights issues, the environment and the law..

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Journalist

Carmen Russell-Sluchansky is a freelance writer and multimedia journalist based in Washington DC. He regularly writes on national politics, domestic and international human rights issues, the environment and the law.

For over two years, Carmen hosted Due Diligence, a daily internationally-aired radio news talk show on "Politics, policy and law - all things Washington, DC." Having worked in journalism for more than 12 years, he has reported from numerous locations around the world including China, Japan, the Middle East, Haiti, Central America, and Southeast Asia. He has also covered the United Nations, World Trade Organization, Congress, and the Supreme Court. His acclaimed documentary work on Haiti has reached millions of viewers internationally having been broadcast on major networks such as PBS, ABC News, and Nippon TV. His work has also appeared on NBCNews.com, NaitonalGeographic.com the BBC and in Asia! Magazine, The China Post, Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel.

He holds degrees from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and the Georgetown University Law Center.

portfolio
Radio
Audio: Ariz. Councilman Under Fire For Gun Buyback Program, Leaves GOP
Audio: Sequester affecting public defenders on 50th year since legal defense case
Audio: New immigration bill has far more good than bad, expert says
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Experience
2002-Present
Journalist and Filmmaker
Freelance

Print work appeared in publications including NationalGeographic.com, Asia Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sentinel, NBCNews.com. Video work appeared on major outlets including PBS, ABC News, BBC, MSNBC, national Japanese TV and national Russian TV. Covered the WTO, the UN, conflict zones and reported from abroad including Haiti, Thailand, China, Japan, Palestine. Documentary on "Haiti's Child Slaves" brought international attention from the US, Asia and Europe. Journalism industry lecturer for al Jazeera, New York University, Georgetown University, and the National Education Association.

2011-2013
Host and Producer
Capitol Correspondent

Creator and Host of Capitol Correspondent, an hour-long talk show on politics, law and policy which aired national and internationally. Reported on Congress, the White House and the Supreme Court and covered the 2012 primaries, conventions and debates on location. Interviewed presidential candidates, governors, Congress members and other notable newsmakers. Implemented, executed and managed the "Battleground State Series" public polling project. Covered major legal stories such as ACA and SB1070 from district court to SCOTUS. Broke national news stories.

2004-2006
Reporter and Editor
The China Post

General Assignment reporter promoted in various departments, serving as assistant business editor and technology editor.

Education
2010
MSL
Georgetown University Law Center

Coursework included civil procedure, criminal law, appellate courts, human rights law, international law.

2007
MS
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Additional training included radio, video, human rights reporting feature writing.

1998
BA
Boston University

International Relations. Focused on economics and international organizations with a regional focus on Asia.

Skills
Print Journalism
Video production
Audio production
Photography
contact
Contact info
  • Name: Carmen Russell-Sluchansky
  • Address: Washington, DC, USA
  • E-mail: carmen@sluchansky.com
  • Phone: 202-470-0040