Keith Porter is a former writer for ThoughtCo who wrote articles on globalization. Keith's work has a particular concentration on the relationships between the United States, Russia, and the Middle East. He has over 30 years of expertise as a reporter, announcer, and journalist. Keith is the president of the Stanley Foundation; a nonpartisan organization focused on strengthening multilateralism. He co-hosted the Foundation's show, Common Ground, with Kristin McHugh until 2004 and still writes for the organization's Courier publication.
Keith joined the Stanley Foundation at the age of 23 in 1988. Since that time, he has help progressively demanding positions in the organization. His work regularly receives awards from the United Nations Correspondents Association, the National Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists, and many others. Keith's body of work includes collaboration with some of the most prominent broadcasters in the world, including Walter Cronkite, David Brancaccio, David Brown, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, and Simon Marks.
Keith Porter earned a Master Science (M.S.) degree in Communication from Illinois State University in 1988. He also holds a Bachelor Science (B.S.) in Communications from the same university.
2006 National Press Club award for Outstanding Journalism2004 Sigma Delta Chi award for Excellence in Professional Journalism, DocumentaryThe US and North Korea (StanleyFoundation.org, Courier Online,1999)Is Global Cooperation Over? Midwesterners Assess the Trends (PassBlue.com, 2017)A reporter for The Russia Project (KQED Public Radio, 2001)Produced Beyond Fear: America's Role in an Uncertain World (Public Radio Exchange, 2007)Produced Brazil Rising (KQED Public Radio, 2008)
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