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  • CURRICULUM VITAE April 09, 2010 Abu-Bakarr A. Jalloh, B.A. Freelance Filmmaker and Reporter, Sierra LeoneContact Information:Address: Cadolzburger Weg 12, 90579 Langenzenn, Germany.Phone: +49 176 9944 5981Email: abubakarrjalloh@gmail.comPersonal:Date of Birth: February, 20, 1982Place of Birth: Bo, Sierra LeoneCitizenship: Sierra LeoneGender: MaleNationality: Sierra-LeoneanEducation:Fourah Bay College, University Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Mass Communicationof Sierra Leone (2009)Thesis for Bachelor Degree Title of documentary: Faulty Lines (60 min.)March 2008 - September 2009 PRODUCTION and CAMERA • Own Production for Padi Mix Production LLCQualifications:Computer Skills: Adobe Audition (Expert) Final Cut Pro (Expert) Adobe Premiere Pro (Expert) Microsoft Office (Expert)Languages: English (Expert) German (Good) Arabic (Basic) Krio (Expert), Temne (Good), Mende (Good) 1    
  • Employment Experience - TV:July 2007 – Present STRINGER Associated Press (AP) Freetown Contact Person: Bishr Eltouni beltouni@ap.org • Filming, editing, and filing stories (bi-weekly - monthly basis)March 2010 PRODUCTION and CAMERA Africa Interactive Contact Person: Annamara Hamersma, +31204231644 annamara@africanews.com • Documentary on developmental aid in Sierra Leone  February 2010 PRODUCTION and CAMERA ABC News, New York Contact Person: Anna Schecter Anna.R.Schecter@abc.com • Story on a prosecution witness at the Special Court in Sierra LeoneDecember 2009 PRODUCTION and CAMERA Title: Assimilation of Disaster Management in Sierra Leone (30 min.) Surgeons Overseas - The Society of International Humanitarian Surgeons Contact Person: Dr. Peter Kingham peter@humanitariansurgery.org • Shooting and editing of a documentary on an assimilation exercise of disaster management in Sierra LeoneJune 2007 – September 2009 LINE PRODUCER Title: War Don Don Racing Horse Production Contact Person: Rebecca Richman Cohen rebecca@racinghorsepro.com • General research and contacts for interviews • Shoot additional footage • For further information and/or trailer watching see www.wardondonfilm.com 2    
  • May 2009 RESEARCH and FIXING The BBC World Service Contact Person: Humphrey Hawksley hwhawksley@aol.com, humphrey.hawksley@bbc.co.uk • Research for a story on the book Journey without Maps, tracing a journey on the road from Sierra Leone to Liberia made in 1936 by Graham Green • Appearance as a character in front of the camera  March 2009 DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION Hope & Homes, UK Contact Person: Beth Maughan beth.maughan@hopeandhomes.org • Planning and shooting raw footage on a charity documentary for Hope & Homes, UKFebruary 2009 RESEARCH AND FIXING Channel 4 Contact Person: George Waldrum georgewaldrum@hotmail.com • Researching and fixing up interviews for a mental health piece in Sierra LeoneNovember 2008 – January 2009 CONTRIBUTOR Africa 24 Media Contact Person: Salim Amin www.a24media.com,  salim@a24media.com • Current affairs and feature stories from Sierra LeoneNovember – December 2008 NEWS DIRECTOR ABC-TV Africa, Sierra Leone Contact Person: Allieu Shaw www.abc-africa.com, allieu.shaw@yahoo.com • Assigning reporters to stories • Editing news bulletin and reporters stories • Coordinating the activities on the news and current affairs departmentAugust 2008 PRODUCER Paddy Mix Production Freetown • Production of the short documentary film Scrap Metal and the Agony of the Child:   www.current.com (search “Metal Business in 3    
  • Sierra Leone”)October 2007 PRODUCER Ballanta Academy of Music Freetown Contact Person: Kitti Fadlu-Deen ballanta2006@yahoo.com • Producing and editing of a 30 min. documentaryJune – October 2007 CO-PRODUCER Paddy Mix Production Freetown Contact Person: Greg Crompton gregcrompton@hotmail.com • Production group of Greg Crompton and myself. Three documentaries aired on Current TV, USA (www.current.com): 1. Women on the Mic 2. Do you believe in Aids? 3. From Guns to Mic • Team editing of two music videos, Sweet Salone and Wi Don Taya for the Sierra Leonean artist Ernest LukeSeptember 2007 CAMERA War Child Canada www.warchildcanada.ca • Documentary on the visit of War Child in Sierra Leone by Farley Flex (one of the judges of Canadian Idol)September 2006 – June 2007 REPORTING VTR EDITING, PRODUCTION and CAMERA ABC-TV, Sierra Leone Contact Person: Williette James williette.j@yahoo.com • Editing of daily half hour current news • Production of news and paid programs • Film reports • Reports on current and feature stories  Employment Experience – Radio:  August – September 2006 PRODUCER, PRESENTER and REPORTER Eastern Radio FM 101.9, Kenema 4    
  • Contact Person: Ibrahim Sillah +232 (0) 7664 3289 • Business Update – Program with a daily, five minutes update of business news plus a weekly 60 min. program of analysis, interviews, and news • Report with the daily newscastSeptember 2006 - August 2007 • Corresponding for Eastern Radio in FreetownJune – August 2006 PRODUCER, PRESENTER and REPORTER Radio Mount Aureol, FM 107.3, Freetown Contact Person: James Tamba Lebbie +232 (0)33 363967 • Money Line: a 60 min. business program. The program includes interviews with stakeholders and business news updates • Islam in Daily Life: 30 min. discussion with Imams • Report with the daily newscastEmployment Experience – Newspaper:November 2007 – August 2008 REPORTER Salone Times Newspaper Freetown Contact Person: Andrew Kaili salonetimes2006@yahoo.com, www.salonetimes.com • News and current affairs reports for the daily publications • Content of the FrontPage news, Culture, and Feature page for the weekly Junior EditionMarch – August 2008 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Aureol Torch News Magazine Mass Communication Department Contact Person: Prof. Bernadette Cole bernadettecole@yahoo.com   Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone • Students publishing the Aureol Torch News Magazine. I was the Chief Editor for the publication of 2008. 5