Hanna Wheeler Galinat

Hanna Wheeler Galinat


  • A writer with 4 years professional experience and fluency with different style guides and writing purposes, including news writing, strategic communication and social media

  • A detail-oriented person with high standards for organization and time management

  • A collaborator who works with multiple stakeholders to accomplish projects

Work History

Work History

Copy Editor

Greg Frux, artist
  • Edited Greg Frux's Death Valley: An Ongoing Exploration exhibition catalog

  • Communicated with contributors, including artists-in-residence, National Park employees and writers

Sep 2010 - Dec 2011

Web Content Coordinator

Whole Terrain Journal
  • Wrote and edited profiles of practitioners of reflective environmental practice

  • Created content for and managed wholeterrain.com

  • Managed social media for the organization

  • Conducted interviews of writers, artists and educators across the country

Jun 2009 - Jun 2010

Communications Coordinator

Island Institute/ Maine Lobstermen's Association
  • Created and ran a 20-page monthly publication with a statewide circulation of over 6,000 subscribers

  • Wrote and edited articles for multiple publications ranging from technical industry topics to policy overviews to human-interest stories

  • Highlighted successes of both organizations through profiles and press-releases

  • Managed print and online layout and design to ensure a professional presentation

  • Collaborated with agencies and organizations to secure quality article submissions

  • Managed online postings and social media to connect to new audiences

  • Wrote successful grants to further the MLA's online presence and hire new staff

  • Helped organize and publicize the International Lobstermen's Exchange, bringing international lobstermen to Maine to share ideas on financially sustainable and ecologically sustainable fishing practices

Jan 2008 - Apr 2009

Program Coordinator

Tanglewood 4-H Camp and Learning Center
  • Researched and wrote successful grant applications to launch school garden projects

  • Edited employee manual to make a more readable document

  • Wrote and collected content to make more successful promotional material

  • Wrote and distributed press releases to broadcast Tanglewood events and programs

  • Supervised seasonal staff of 9 to create an engaging and safe learning environment

  • Taught ecology to children ages 5-12 to connect science standards to the outdoors

  • Developed summer and school programming to connect children to nature and the arts

  • Recruited community volunteers and local organizations to teach place-based lessons

  • Created and led a 4-H Club to offer project-based, outdoor learning

Nov 2007 - Jan 2008

Writer/ Editor

Maine Natural Health Company
  • Wrote text for start-up company brochures, booklets and website

  • Transformed technical health jargon into accessible language for general audiences

  • Respectfully reviewed edits with doctors and other non-professional writers

Mar 2006 - Oct 2007

Coordinator/ Grant Writer

Eastern Coal Regional Roundtable/ OSM VISTA
  • Researched and wrote successful grants, including a $400,000+ EPA grant to create a 2-year, multi-state program and hire a full-time director

  • Wrote and designed weekly regional e- newsletter to assist citizen watershed groups

  • Created content for website

  • Collaborated with organizations throughout Appalachia to organize trainings






Spoken and written Spanish gained from weekly immersion classes and travel in Mexico, Honduras and Costa Rica.

Sustainable agriculture

Including work and supervisory experience on CSA's, educational farms, and commercial farms in New Mexico, Maine, West Virginia and Ohio

Volunteer work abroad

Including organic farming and teaching experiences in Honduras, Romania, France and Ireland

Microsoft Office, Open Office, cloud computing, social media