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Kai Dambach

336 Long Point Rd,Crownsville, MD 21032

(410) 271-4278  kdambach@terpmail.umd.edu

EDUCATION:

University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, College Park, Md. Double major in broadcast journalism and Germanic studies. B.A. received in December 2013.

Leuphana University, Lüneburg, Germany. Studied abroad at this university in Spring 2012. RELATED EXPERIENCE:

Broadcasting

Intern, 103.5 FM WTOP, Washington, D.C.

Assisted radio hosts with sports coverage. (September-December 2012)

Broadcaster, WMUC Sports, College Park, Md.

Conduct a weekly radio show on wmucsports.com. Announce and produce live University of Maryland sports broadcasts. (September 2009-present)

Highlights include:

2013 NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament, College Cup, including the National Championship
2013 ACC Men’s Soccer Championship
2013 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament
2012 NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament and College Cup
2011 Bethesda Big Train summer college baseball season
2011 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament
2011 NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Tournament
2011 ACC Women’s Lacrosse Championship
2010 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Intern, National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

Shot and edited videos for a weekly recap show, archived old footage and produced reports. (May-August 2012)

ReporterWMUC News, College Park, Md.

Report stories of interest to the University of Maryland. (September -December 2011)

Volunteer, UMTV, College Park, Md.

Did camera work for CNS-TV, an evening news television show produced by journalism students. (March-May 2011)

Volunteer, 1570AM WNST, Towson, Md.

Assisted radio personalities with research for sports stories, and helped with station functions. (June-August 2009)

Writing

Freelancer, Bundesliga Fanatic

Write stories about the German Bundesliga and national soccer team. (May 2013-present)

Freelancer, DC Sports Box, Washington, D.C.

Write about local sports stories, including college basketball and DC United. (August 2012-present)

Freelancer, DC Sports Fan, Washington, D.C.

Wrote about high school sports for a web publication. (September-December 2011)

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Treasurer of the Society of Professional Journalists University of Maryland chapter
  • Current NPR Ambassador
  • Two semesters in the Language House, a language immersion program speaking only German in the apartment
  • Experienced in Audacity, AP Style, Avid, ENPS, Final Cut, Microsoft Office and Soundbooth
  • Eagle Scout of Troop 768, based in Millersville, Md.
  • Senior Class President of Old Mill High School

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