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Alphonso Van Marsh

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Beirut, Lebanon
Freelance Correspondent — Freelance
Covers:  International news, reporting in conflict areas, business features/profiles, aid/development issues, quirky features. Short form and long form/documentary work.
Doesn't Cover: I am a general assignment reporter: I cover everything.

Journalist/Digital Outreach/Strategic Coms - & into a little bit of everything. Fmr. CNN London, Joburg, Cairo, Istanbul, Atlanta, Nairobi. Fmr. CBS London.

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Biography

Alphonso Van Marsh is an African American international broadcast journalist currently based in Beirut, with more than a 15 years experience reporting for CBS News and CNN. He's also freelanced for NBC News, PBS Frontline/WORLD and a host of print publications.

Winner of a National Headliner Awar...

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@AlphonsoVM — 722 followers, 5,915 tweets

Aug 17, 2017

#ACLU changes policy, will no longer "spend its finite resources defending racist hate groups protesting with firearms..." https://t.co/EBbyxazv0Q

Aug 17, 2017

@osaukuss Nice try. Check my Twitter, Facebook feeds before flappin' lips, @osaukuss bot. 🤔#SupportOneAnother #WWJD😀

Aug 17, 2017

#SkyNews: 4 suspected terrorists shot dead south of #Barcelona, citing #AFP.

Aug 17, 2017

Several American college and university basketball teams are in #Barcelona tonight. All USA players, staff, support reportedly accounted for https://t.co/m7GunSRg5u

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporting for local cable news while in high school. Let's hope nobody finds that old tape. #VeryGreen

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Is that a sly way of asking my age?

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To be able to share stories about the best - and worst - of humanity is a privilege. I'm grateful for the opportunities I've earned.

National Headliner Award

2004 - Coverage of a Major News Event, “The Capture of Saddam Hussein”

National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Award

2014 - Speciality Reporting