Honors and Awards

2008

  • First Place, Sports Feature Story (Nondaily), Awards of Excellence 2008, Kansas Press Association
  • Second Place, Sports Column Writing (Nondaily) Awards of Excellence 2008, Kansas Press Association
  • Third Place, Sports Story (Nondaily), Awards of Excellence 2008, Kansas Press Association

2009

  • Second Place, Newsletter, Philly Awards Honoring Excellence in Nonprofit Communications, Non-Profit Connect

Objective

To provide freelance creative services, including writing, graphic design and photography.

Summary

My skills include newsletter and annual report design; digital photography; digital editing; speech writing; writing web content; designing web graphics; billboard design; proofreading; copywriting; invitation design; marketing; column writing; and page layout.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2008 - Present

Marketing Manager

American Red Cross of Greater Kansas City

·      Directed, developed and produced editorial content for the organization’s newsletter and annual 

      report.

·      Managed and designed graphic content and contributed editorial pieces for the organization’s 

      Web site overhaul.

·      Revised and edited funding proposals.

·      Designed collateral materials for the organization’s programs and services.

Jul 2007 - Feb 2008

Sports Editor

Louisburg Herald

Wrote copy, cutlines and headlines for a weekly newspaper, while taking pictures, designing pages and managing editing responsibilities for the Sports section.

Sep 2006 - Jul 2007

Reporter

Osawatomie Graphic

Wrote copy, cutlines and headlines for the Linn County section of the paper. I proofed pages and took pictures, while adhering to a strict deadline.

Education

Education

Newspaper Pieces

Photography Samples

Student Work (KCAI)