Alanna Dvorak

International Training Manager

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Alanna Dvorak is the International Training Manager with IFCN, where she helps produce interactive learning materials for journalists around the globe.

Prior to her current role at Poynter, Dvorak worked as an interactive learning producer on the News University team. She began her career working as a local reporter for the Loudoun Times-Mirror, located just outside of Washington, D.C. in Northern Virginia, where she covered public safety, health and sports. From there, she delved into the non-profit realm, to include an internship in monitoring and evaluation at the National Democratic Institute in Washington, D.C.

Dvorak holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of North Carolina (go Tar Heels) and a master’s degree in international development studies with a concentration in democracy development from the George Washington University. Her master’s research focused on media development in Nicaragua and its contribution to democratization.