Conversations with Nicholas Kralev (May 2013 — present)
Host and executive producer of a weekly web TV program on diplomacy and global affairs, rebroadcast on the American Forces Network (AFN).
Kralev International LLC (June 2010 — present)
Founder and CEO of a consulting and training company in the fields of diplomacy, foreign policy and global travel. Lectures as an expert speaker around the world.
The Washington Times (June 2001 — June 2010)
Diplomatic correspondent and business travel columnist. Covered the State Department and accompanied four secretaries of state on 170 flights around the world. Wrote news, features and analyses on all aspects of U.S. foreign policy and reported on developments in dozens of countries. Also wrote a weekly business travel column.
The Financial Times (October 1999 — December 2002)
Special correspondent in the United States. Wrote feature articles and profiles for weekend edition on politics, foreign policy, culture and entertainment.
The Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics (September 1999 — June 2001)
Assistant editor. Wrote and edited articles on press, politics and public policy for a quarterly academic journal. Managed a peer-review system. Worked with publisher on design and production.
The Changing United Nations (September 1998 — August 1999)
Editor-in-chief of a bimonthly journal. Wrote, assigned and edited articles on the United Nations’ role in international affairs.
The Bond Buyer (March 1999 — August 1999)
Financial markets reporter. Wrote market stories for a wire service and daily newspaper. Covered U.S. Treasuries, municipals bonds and foreign exchange.
Futures World News (September 1998 — March 1999)
Financial markets reporter. Wrote daily market stories for a financial wire service. Covered foreign exchange markets, spot economic and business news, the New York Federal Reserve Board and the United Nations.
The Arizona Republic (June 1998 — August 1998)
Reporter/Pulliam fellow. Wrote news stories, features and profiles for daily edition and community section.
Newsday (January 1998 — May 1998)
Reporter/intern. Wrote news stories and features for Long Island metro desk.
The Scribe (September 1996 — May 1998)
Editor-in-chief of a college newspaper. Supervised 25 reporters, editors and photographers. Edited copy and wrote news stories, features and editorials.
CNN (May 1997 — August 1997)
Intern in CNN’s investigative unit. Conducted research and off-camera interviews. Assisted producers and correspondents with writing and editing.
The Bulgarian National Television (November 1993 — May 1996)
On-air news reporter. Covered politics and higher education for two daytime and two evening newscasts. Wrote, produced and presented four documentaries.
University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT
Bachelor’s degree in mass communication, cum laude (1998)
- Nicholas Kralev is an author, journalist and entrepreneur. His areas of expertise are international diplomacy, global aviation and communications. A former Financial Times and Washington Times correspondent, he has traveled around the world with four U.S. secretaries of state — Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell and Madeleine Albright. He has flown over 2 million miles and visited 94 countries.
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