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Sara Schonhardt
Works at Christian Science Monitor
Lived in Bankok
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Work
Occupation
Journalist
Skills
Feature stories, editing and analysis
Employment
  • Christian Science Monitor
    Correspondent, 2009 - present
    Write analytical pieces that add depth to current news stories. I've covered natural disasters ranging from earthquakes to widespread flooding, the grip still wielded in Indonesia by Big Tobacco and efforts to address a shadowy part of Indonesia's past under dictator Suharto through a documentary film in which campy killers re-enact their murders.
  • International Herald Tribune
    Contributor, 2011 - present
    Past stories have focused on trends like Indonesian youths hanging out at 7-Eleven, religious conflict and cultural changes taking place in one of the world's fastest-growing economies.
  • Freelance
    Reporter, 2009 - present
    Write about politics and socio-economics in Southeast Asia.
  • Voice of America
    Reporter, 2010 - 2013
    Reports focus on how Indonesia plays a role in regional issues such as growing technology adoption and maritime security.
  • Asia Times Online
    Southeast Senior Editor, 2003 - 2005
    Determined content by corresponding daily with writers and contributors and edited incoming stories for clarity, fact and grammar. Also reported on national politics and economics and covered the effects of the 2004 tsunami on Southern Thailand
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Gender
Female
Story
Tagline
Roving reporter covering Southeast Asia. Always on the hunt for adventure.
Introduction
I'm a contributing reporter for the International Herald Tribune, Christian Science Monitor and Voice of America, among others. Currently based in Jakarta, Indonesia, I've been reporting from Southeast Asia since 2003.
Bragging rights
Have worked with the Princess of Cambodia, survived a downpour of sardines on rough seas in the Philippines and (against my better judgement) ascended an erupting volcano just to get a story.
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Previously
Bankok - New York - Phnom Penh