Edward Alwood
Edward M. Alwood

Adjunct Professor
Philip Merrill College of Journalism
University of Maryland
College Park, MD.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

News Media

Washington Correspondent

CNN reporter
Cable News Network (CNN)
1985-1987
Covered financial stories originating from the White House, Congress, the Supreme Court, the Federal Reserve, and federal agencies. Stories included federal tax issues, international trade, and policy makers. Selected to cover President Reagan’s trip to the World Economic Summit in Tokyo.

Financial Reporter

reporter
WFTV-TV, Channel 9, Orlando, Fla
1982-1985
Developed the station’s first business beat to include coverage of major local employers, including Walt Disney, Universal Studios, and Sea World. Developed documentary series on state-run gambling and tourism for the top-rated news program in Central Florida.

East Coast Correspondent

reporter
Financial News Television Network (FNN)
New York City and Washington
1981-1982
Covered the New York Stock Exchange, corporate finance, corporate management, and white-collar crime for this California-based business channel from Washington, DC, and New York City. Interviews included leading corporate executives and leading goverment policy makers.

General Assignment Reporter

reporter
WTTG-TV, Channel 5 and WASH-FM, Washington, D.C.
1977-1981
Reported from the White House, the Congress and federal agencies. Stories included the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, the Iran hostage crisis, the Panama Canal Treaty, the presidency of Jimmy Carter, and the election and the inauguration of President Reagan. Winner of two national awards and nominated for five Emmy awards for broadcast writing and reporting.

Investigative Reporter and Weekend Anchor

reporter
WWBT-TV, Channel 12, Richmond, Va
1975-1977
Wrote, reported, and produced news and documentaries for Virginia's leading television station. Specialized in news about state government, including the legislature, the state prison system and environmental news. Wrote and produced investigative stories and documentaries, including one that used hidden camera surveillance to document the conditions found at a state-supported home for troubled youths.

General Assignment Reporter

WSVA Radio-TV, Channel 3, Harrisonburg, Va
1973-1975
General assignment reporter for radio and television.

Freelance Writer

The Christian Science Monitor
1973-1977
More than a dozen articles published, including coverage of the Ford-Carter Presidential debate, prayer in the schools, and a variety of news features.
Selected Articles:
States Vie for Film-Making Dollars
Religion-and-Public-School-Debate Flares
School Time for Religious Instruction
Ford Aide Sees Easy Transition

Public Affairs

Senior Communications Specialist/Video Producer

Ed Alwood
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
U. S. Treasury Department, Washington
1995-1997

Communications Manager/Video Producer

American Bankers Association
Washington
1990-1995

Assistant Communications Manager/Video Producer

American Bankers Association
Washington
1987-1990
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