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Stanford University, BA with honors 1995
Political Science
Stanford University, MA 1996
Russian & East European Studies
Stanford University, John S. Knight fellowship for journalists 2009

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Consulting Editor, Interactive Design & Multimedia

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Burt Herman

Burt Herman is the Co - Founder (Business development, partnerships and publisher relations) of Storify.

Burt is the Founder of Hacks / Hackers, a worldwide organization bringing together journalists and technologists.

He previously reported from around the world for The Associated Press over a 12-year career, heading AP’s office in Korea and founding a bureau covering the five countries of former Soviet Central Asia.

Among other assignments worldwide, he was an embedded reporter with the U.S. Marines in the Iraq war, covered Afghanistan after Sept. 11, traveled several times to reclusive North Korea, covered the Asian tsunami and Pakistan’s nuclear program.

Burt was a Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University, a program for distinguished journalists selected for a year of study, where he also received his,

B.A. with honors in political science,

M.A. in Russian and East European studies .

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