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1986: Wendy Nelson served in Seychelles in Victoria beginning in 1986
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Wendy Nelson can be contacted at wnelson154aaoldcom
Country of Service: Seychelles
Cities you served in: Victoria
Arrival Year: 1986
Departure Year: 1988
Work Description: Health Education Media Specialist
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Since my PC service, I received a Master's degree in Journalism from Temple University. I went on to work in public relations and marketing for a while before returning to my public radio roots. I worked as an announcer and producer at Temple's station (WRTI), and as a host and producer of a weekly news magazine show at the University of Pennsylvania's WXPN. I then headed to Kentucky, where I was program and production director of the NPR affiliate at Morehead State University. Wanting to be back on the air, I moved to Michigan, where I worked as a feature reporter for the Great Lakes Radio Consortium. My stories have aired nationally on NPR's "Morning Edition," "All Things Considered," and "Living on Earth." I was also a regular contributor to the public radio business show, "Marketplace." I am currently an affiliate professor of writing at Grand Valley State University.
Originally posted: March 24, 2003
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