Jacob Kushner is a freelance journalist currently reporting on foreign aid and development, the extractives sector in developing nations, offshore tax havens, human rights, and Chinese mining and other investments in Africa, a project that led to his recent multimedia eBook, China’s Congo Plan. He holds an M.A. in political journalism from Columbia University in New York. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a B.A. in journalism and Latin American studies. Jacob recently spent two years reporting from Haiti and the Dominican Republic, where his work focused on immigration and foreign investment including development aid. He speaks fluent Spanish, conversational Haitian Creole and basic French.
Jacob’s journalism has appeared in such media as the Associated Press, Newsweek, GlobalPost, The American Interest, Guernica Magazine, the Christian Science Monitor, the Center for Public Integrity, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, WLRN South Florida, the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting and the Nation Institute, and JazzTimes Magazine.
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View his previous work at: Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism