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book agent , news reporter , proofreader

Kamilla Kuroda McClelland, American News reporter, proofreader, book agent. Recipient Recognition awards for newswriting Gannett, 1991, 92, 95, First Place, Best of Gannett award for business and consumer reporting, 1994, Well Done Business Reporting Gannett award, 1995, 2nd place business and consumer reporting Best of Gannett award, 1995.

Background

McClelland, Kamilla Kuroda was born on June 16, 1964 in Bozeman, Montana, United States. Daughter of Yasumasa and Alice (Kassis) Kuroda.

Education

Bachelor in Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1987; Master of Science in Print News, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1989.

Career

Legislation aide, Hawaii State House of Representatives, Honolulu, 1987; graduate assistant, University of Illinois Department Journalism, Champaign, 1987-1989; assistant op-ed editor, The Daily Illini, Champaign, 1988-1989; reporter, Associated Press, Seattle, 1989; reporter, Tacoma News Tribune, 1989-1990; business news reporter, The Olympian, Olympia, Washington, 1990-1997; editor-in-chief Friday edit, North America Post (formerly N.W. Nikkei), Seattle, 1997-1998; assistant editor, South Sound Business Examiner, Tacoma, Washington, since 1998. Proofreader Minerva Research, Inc., Honolulu, since 1982.

Membership

Volunteer American-Arab Anti Disc Committee, Berkeley, California, 1984-1987, Capital City Marathon, Olympia, 1993-1995, Olympia Symphony, 1996, Black Hills Triathalon, since 1993, Olympia Chamber Orchestra, 1996. Member Asian American Journalists Association (Seattle chapter), Society Professional Journalists (western Washington chapter 2d place award Business Features Pacific Northwest Excellence Journalism computer 1996, judge Best of Indiana competition 2000, Best of Oregon competition 2002).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, camping, martial arts, raising rabbits, backpacking.

Connections

Married Craig Alexander McClelland, June 25, 1989.

father:
Yasumasa Kuroda

mother:
Alice (Kassis) Kuroda

spouse:
Craig Alexander McClelland