Alexander Anderson

Freelance Russian Translator & Editor

Location:Alexandria, Virginia, United States
2 Skills
NAME: Alexander Anderson
PHONE: (703) 933-1970 - home
(347) 266-6473 cell


University of Wisconsin/Madison, B.A., History, graduated in 1986.


Precis-writer,Translator, United Nations, 2011-present. Wrote summary records and translated for the United Nations in New York, NY.

Editor, Watching America, 2010-2011. Edited foreign-sourced articles covering the United States for an online news service.

Editor, CCTV-9, 2009-2010. Edited for China's official English-language television station in Beijing, China.

Columnist, China Fortune, 2009-2010. Wrote columns of political and economic analysis for a Chinese-language monthly magazine in Beijing, China.

Editor/Correspondent, China Today, 2008-2009. Wrote and edited for a Chinese English-language monthly magazine in Beijing, China.

Editor/Translator, RIA Novosti, 2006-2008. Edited, wrote and translated for the English-language site of a Russian news agency in Moscow, Russia.

Columnist, Soyuz Magazine, 2005-2007. Wrote columns of opinion for a monthly political and cultural journal in Samara, Russia.

Translator, Rosbalt, 2004-2005. Translated articles from Russian into English for an online news service in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Editor/Transcriber, FDCH/e-Media, 2002-2004. Covered the U.S. Congress and media events for an AP-affiliated news service in Lanham, Maryland.

Correspondent, UN Wire, 2001-2002. Covered the United Nations for an online news service in Washington, D.C.

Freelance Translator, 1996-2001. Translated from Russian and French into English for UNESCO and the Council of Europe in Paris, France.

Translator, Baker & McKenzie, 1994-1996. Translated legal documents from Russian into English for an international law firm in Moscow, Russia.

Correspondent, The Moscow Guardian, 1993-1994. Covered politics and culture for an English-language weekly magazine in Moscow, Russia.

Business Correspondent, The Moscow Times, 1992-1993. Wrote business articles for an English-language daily newspaper in Moscow, Russia.

Editor, The Foundation Center, 1991-1992. Updated information on charitable giving for a non-profit organization in New York, NY.

Speechwriter, The United Nations Environment Programme, 1987-1988, 1990-1991. Wrote speeches for the Executive Director of UNEP in Nairobi, Kenya.


Fluent in Russian and French.
Skills (2) Rating
Russian Translation