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Charles Dharapak

Bangkok, Thailand
Deputy Director for Production and Presentation — Associated Press
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@AP Deputy News Director, Production & Presentation, Asia-Pacific. Bangkok via Washington, Jakarta, New York.

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Charles Dharapak was born in New York City and received degrees in print journalism and economics at New York University. He joined the Associated Press in 1995 as a staff photographer based in Southeast Asia. While in Bangkok he covered the Cambodian civil war and the pro-democracy movement in B...

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Nov 11, 2017

RT @AP: Thick smog constricts India's capital, smudging landmarks from view and angering residents, @nickgbperry writes. 

Nov 10, 2017

RT @AP: Explore @AP coverage of Kim Jong Un's North Korea, including how the country is very cautiously going online.…

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RT @AP: North Korea is ever so cautiously going online. A first-hand look from @AP Pyongyang bureau chief @EricTalmadge. 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first paid gig was freelancing for a neighborhood newspaper in TriBeCa, New York. I got paid $25 for a photograph of a veterinarian.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Of course! Typing class was compulsory in 7th grade. Thank you New York City Public Schools system!

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

The photojournalist as played by Dennis Hopper in Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now.