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    Scott Lamb

    New York, NY
    Contact: scott dot lamb at gmail dot com

    Since April 2007: Senior editor at


    Associate Editor,
    August 2005 - April 2007
    • Wrote the Fix, editedAudiofile and music features, launched and produced Salon's Conversations podcast series.

    Editor, Der Spiegel International
    November 2004 - August 2005
    • Wrote, adapted and edited features and columns for the English website of Germany's largest magazine.

    Editorial Fellow,
    March 2004 - August 2004
    • Wrote features for Books and Arts & Entertainment sections.

    Editorial Intern, Details Magazine
    September 2003 - December 2003
    • Worked directly with executive editor, researched and pitched story ideas, wrote sidebars.

    Editorial Intern: First of the Month (
    November 2002 - September 2003
    • Updated website for New York culture and politics journal, maintained email database and sent out updates, currently working on site re-design.

    Web Production Assistant: East Bay Express
    1999 - 2001
    • Published on-line version of newspaper weekly using Dreamweaver, scanned photographs, wrote headlines, fixed bugs in HTML.

    Contributor: The Student Life, Pomona College
    1997 - 1999
    • Wrote news, features and reviews.

    Freelance Writing

    1999 - 2007
    • Der Spiegel,, Details Magazine, LA Weekly, San Diego City Beat, East Bay Express, Kitchen Sink, Urban View


    • Computers: PC and Mac literate in web site design and production, HTML, CSS, digital photography. Programs: Microsoft Office, Act, Photoshop, Dreamweaver.
    • Research: LexisNexis, Proquest, internet.
    • Languages: Fluent in German; basic ability in Spanish, French and Japanese.


    M.A. in Journalism
    December 2003
    New York University's Cultural Reporting and Criticism program.

    B.A. in Philosophy and German Studies, Cum Laude
    May 1999
    Pomona College, Claremont, CA.


    Fulbright Scholar in Journalism, Berlin, Germany, 2004-2005
    Honors track Portfolio Program, NYU, 2003
    Atlas Memorial Philosophy Prize, Pomona College, 1999
    Hans-Dieter Brueckner Memorial Grant for summer research, Pomona College, 1998
    Pomona Scholar, 1997-1999
    Rotary Scholar, Austria, 1994-1995