Ron Brownlow is a reporter who is looking for work at a daily newspaper, wire service or Web site.He
is currently studying for his
master's at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
.In 1996, after graduating from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, he moved to Taipei, Taiwan to study Chinese.In Taipei, he worked as a copy editor and business editor for the Taiwan News, before accepting a scholarship to study Chinese and international relations at Chengchi University.
While in Taiwan, he
made six trips to China, where he
represented a manufacturing company at trade shows and spent a week on the Yangtze River.He later worked as features editor for the Taipei Times, where his section won an international award for excellence in design.He has also worked as an English teacher in Taipei and as a legal proofreader in New York City.He
has traveled to two-dozen countries, including Albania.Ron was born in Utah in 1976 and grew up in Dallas, Texas.
covered Flushing, Queens (where his
Chinese came in handy when interviewing local residents) as a beat reporter from August to December of 2004.His
story on Willets Point, also known as the "Iron Triangle," recently ran as the cover story in the City section of the New York Times
©2004 Ronald W. Brownlow