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Charles Dharapak

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Bangkok, Thailand
Asia-Pacific Regional Photo Editor — Associated Press
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Associated Press photojournalist & Regional Photo Editor for Asia-Pacific. Bangkok via Washington, Jakarta, New York. Musician, Dad. instagram.com/charlesdharapak

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 Burma. He later became AP’s chief photographer and photo editor in Jakarta, Indonesia, where he covered the unrest in the ...

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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.

Proposal to revive royal yacht draws fans, foes in Britain

rapidcityjournal.com — FILE - In this Friday, May 9, 1997 file photo, a long-tailed boat passes by the British Royal Yacht HMY Britannia as it is tugged to port in Bangkok. The

Candidates square off in debate for Colorado US Senate race

rapidcityjournal.com — FILE - This May 21, 2013 file photo shows Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo. on Capitol Hill in Washington. Three candidates for Colorado's U.S. Senate race debated for the first time

Greta Van Susteren out as Fox News host

beatricedailysun.com — FILE - In a June 19, 2013 file photo, Greta Van Susteren of FOX News Channel listens as Gary Pruitt, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Associated Press, speaks

Greta Van Susteren out as Fox News host

fremonttribune.com — FILE - In a June 19, 2013 file photo, Greta Van Susteren of FOX News Channel listens as Gary Pruitt, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Associated Press, speaks

Greta Van Susteren out as Fox News host

muscatinejournal.com — FILE - In a June 19, 2013 file photo, Greta Van Susteren of FOX News Channel listens as Gary Pruitt, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Associated Press, speaks

Candidates hungry for votes show up for Ohio food favorites

herald-review.com — CINCINNATI (AP) - Candidates hungry for votes in one pivotal Ohio county often spice up their quest with Cincinnati-style chili. If they're in the northwest part of the state, hot dogs made famous on the TV show "M.A.S.H." are on the menu.

Candidates hungry for votes show up for Ohio food favorites

rapidcityjournal.com — FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, President Barack Obama bites a chili dog at Rudy's Hot Dog in Toledo, Ohio. Candidates hungry for votes in Ohio often

What if? There's still time for drama before Election Day

rapidcityjournal.com — ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, SEPT. 5 AND THEREAFTER - FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2012 file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gestures as he speaks at

Obama's Asian pivot leaves closer ties, new challenges

rapidcityjournal.com — BEIJING (AP) - As Barack Obama embarks on what is likely to be his final trip to Asia as president, attention is returning to what is known as the U.S. "pivot" to the continent launched during his first term.

Obama's Asian pivot leaves closer ties, new challenges

rapidcityjournal.com — FILE - In this April 25, 2014 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama, second left, is welcomed by South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the Blue House in Seoul, South
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