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Kelly Kennedy
Journalist/Author
Education:
B.A., Journalism, Colorado State University, 1997
M.S., Journalism, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2007

Professional Experience:
2014-2015: Director of public relations and veteran
outreach, Bergmann & Moore, Bethesda, Maryland

2010-2014: Health policy reporter, USA TODAY,
Washington

2007-2010: Medical reporter, Military Times papers,
Springfield, Virginia

2005-2007: Culture, demographics and training reporter,
Army Times, Springfield, Virginia

2005-2005: General assignment reporter, The Chicago
Tribune, Chicago

2001-present: Freelance writer and editor, publications
include: Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News, The
Oregonian, Boulder Daily Camera, The Associated Press
and NASA.

2000-2001: Family issues reporter, The Oregonian,
Portland, Oregon

1998-2000: Crime reporter, The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt
Lake City, Utah

1997-1998: Education reporter, Standard-Examiner,
Ogden, Utah

Teaching Experience:

2004-2005: Adjunct journalism instructor, University of
Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado

2004-2005: Adjunct journalism instructor, University of
Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Military Experience:

1989-1993: Communications specialist, U.S. Army. Served
in Desert Storm and Mogadishu, Somalia.

Professional Affiliations:

* Military Reporters and Editors
* Society of Professional Journalists

Awards and Honors:

1999: First-place Deadline Reporting, Utah
Idaho-Spokane Associated Press Association

1996: Denver Press Club's 1996 Damon Runyon
scholarship for creative journalism

1996: Selected for the Poynter Institute's "Leadership and
Ethics for College Editors" seminar

1997: CSU's Outstanding Graduate, news/editorial
sequence

1996: First Place Feature Writing, Rocky Mountain
Collegiate Media Association

1995: SPJ Helen Verba Scholarship, CLS Alumni
Scholarship, Rowene C. Danbom Scholarship, Julia Klug
Scholarship, Margery Monfort Wilson Scholarship

1996: Selected for CSU's President's Leadership Course,
which included seminars on intercultural communication,
understanding diversity, management styles and
problem-solving

Publications:

Specialize in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic
Brain Injuries, severaly wounded soldiers, new military
medical technologies, the disability retirement system,
sexual harassment in the ranks, diversity issues,
demographics, and military ethics.

Journalism:
Kennedy, K., 2007, "Blood Brothers", in Army Times.
"To Adhamiya and Back"
 
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"I've Seen Enough. I've Done Enough."
 
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"Not Us. We're not Going."
 
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"Picking up the Pieces."
 
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Kennedy, K., 2007, "The Waiting Wounded: A slow
medical evaluation process leaves many injured troops in
limb. Some settle for low disability ratings and long waits
for VA health care," in Army Times.
 
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Kennedy, K., 2007, "Patching bodies, minds: Line medics
heal with quiet words, superhuman deeds", in Army Times.
 
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Kennedy, K., 2006, " Basic changes : In-your-face drill
sergeants and PT pain are out. Coaching and combat
training are in. So far, instructors and recruits like the
results," in Army Times.
 
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Kennedy, K, 2005, "Closure, WW II sub found under the
sea," in Chicago Tribune.
 
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Kennedy, K, 2005,"Prosthesis restores feeling to
amputee," in Chicago Tribune.
 
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