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.
An excerpt of a film produced by Dane Liu and Carmen Russel on the child slaves of Haiti—restaveks—as seen on Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria.
Video: Supreme Court DOMA case attendees share their court experience
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in the case of United States v. Windsor, which will determine the constitutionality of the 1996 law known as the Defense of Marriage Act.
Video: 2 Minutes with former Gov. Mark Sanford
Due Diligence caught up with former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford on Daniel Island while on his campaign to be next first congressional district representative in U.S. Congress.
Video: Thousands rally to pressure Congress for easier path to citizenship
Around 10,000 people attended a rally on Wednesday on the steps of the Capitol to demand comprehensive immigration reform and continue pressuring Congress to stay focused on the issue.
Video: DC May Day protesters march on, despite clashes and arrests
WASHINGTON -- About 100 activists marched from Meridian Park in Columbia Heights to the White House on Wednesday evening in honor of May Day, the annual day to celebrate labor rights worldwide.
Video: 2 Minutes Outside the Bradley Manning Trial
Voice of Russia American Edition's chief political and legal correspondent Carmen Russell-Sluchansky has been covering the Bradley Manning trial in Fort Meade, Md.
Journalist and FilmmakerFreelance
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.
Host and ProducerCapitol 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.
Reporter and EditorThe China Post
General Assignment reporter promoted in various departments, serving as assistant business editor and technology editor.
MSLGeorgetown University Law Center
Coursework included civil procedure, criminal law, appellate courts, human rights law, international law.
MSColumbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Additional training included radio, video, human rights reporting feature writing.
International Relations. Focused on economics and international organizations with a regional focus on Asia.
- Name: Carmen Russell-Sluchansky
- Address: Washington, DC, USA
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Phone: 202-470-0040