The resume of Anton Zuiker

For nearly 30 years, I have demonstrated professional and managerial leadership in magazine journalism, editorial production, publication design and institutional communication.

My proven abilities include a broad range of reporting, writing, public speaking, event planning, issues consulting and team building. I have excelled at new media and social networking strategies.

I value collaboration, community, conversation and narrative. I have traveled far and wide, learned to be observant of culture and place, and delighted in seeing ideas bloom.

Highlights of my work history follow:

Current employment

Duke University, Durham, NC
November 2020 - present
Research Communications Specialist, Duke Clinical Research Institute

Recent employment

Duke University
June 2010 - November 2020
Director of Communications, Department of Medicine

Duke University Health System, Durham, NC
August 2007 - June 2010
Manager, Internal Communications

Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, NC
March 2005 - August 2007
Sr. Publications & Communications Research Associate on the MEASURE Evaluation project funded by USAID

Weblog writing

Zuiker Chronicles Online and The Coconut Wireless
Creator and Webmaster since July 2000 of the family website, which includes favorite stories, family tree, photo albums and more, and my personal blog The Coconut Wireless.

Graduate studies

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Aug 2002 - May 2004
Park M.A. Fellow
Studied reporting of infectious diseases in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and School of Public Health. Creator of, webmaster for The Fifth Estate online magazine, founder of and coordinator for Narratives of HIV series of events and the Weblogs in Journalism seminar. I was also a lab instructor for an e-publishing course.

Professional Experience

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
June 2004 - March 2005
News Editor

Northern Ohio Live Magazine, Cleveland, OH
Jan 2001 - Dec 2002
Columnist – Inventing the Future
Wrote monthly column about innovation in Northern Ohio; awarded first place for best medical/science reporting for 2002 by Society of Professional Journalists. Archives online at

EmployOn, Inc., Euclid, OH
Nov 2000 - July 2001
Web Content Editor
Wrote and edited marketing, sales and site copy for this online recruiting solutions company., Streetsboro, OH
Jan - Aug 2000
Assistant Editorial Director
Managed editorial team for this how-to web site. Extensive Internet research and web usage.

U.S. Peace Corps, Republic of Vanuatu
Dec 1997 - Oct 1999
Volunteer; training coordinator
Served as school teacher and community development worker, and PC newsletter editor.

Northern Ohio LIVE Magazine, Cleveland, OH
Sept 1995 - Nov 1997
Editor, April '97-Nov '97; Managing Editor, March '96-April '97; Associate Editor, Sept '95-March '96
Rose to become editor of the monthly regional arts, events and culture magazine.

Small Business News, Lakewood, OH
Dec 1994 - Sept 1995
Production Assistant, April '95-Sept '95; Research Assistant and Reporter, part-time Dec '94-April '95

Hawaii Medical Service Association (BC/BS), Honolulu, HI
Sept 1992 - June 1994
Staff Writer, Island Scene Magazine, Jan '93-June '94; Corporate Staff Writer, Sept '92-June '94


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Aug 2002-May 2004
M.A. Mass Communication (Medical Journalism)

John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH
Aug 1988-May 1992
B.A. Communications

Anton Zuiker
235 Legends Way
Chapel Hill, NC 27516


Written by Anton Zuiker since July 2000
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