June 3, 2011
For the past four years Michael managed the media component of IREX’s Iraq programs in an effort to advance Iraq's media professionalism, sustainability, media regulations, and local institutions that support independent media and journalists. He has worked on media development projects throughout the Balkans, Central Asia, and the Middle East. Prior to joining IREX, Michael worked as a Peace Corps Volunteer teaching English as a second language in Turkmenistan.
Michael has more than 10 years of experience in the development field, with a particular focus on traditional and new media development in conflict and post-conflict countries.