Jennifer Comes

Jennifer Comes

Work History

Work History
Aug 2011 - Present

Research Associate

Wichita State University Center for Community Support and Research

Encourage the use of the Self-Help Network of Kansas through presentations, promotions and networking. I also update contact information for self-help groups listed in our database and work to expand its outreach statewide.

Jun 2009 - Aug 2011

Legal Assistant

South & Associates

Prepared foreclosure documents for a law firm hired by lenders to represent their interests in the civil courts.

Dec 1986 - Jun 2008

Copy Editor, Staff Writer, Editorial Writer

The Wichita Eagle
  • Wrote headlines and edited locally- and nationally-generated news copy for daily publication.
  • Covered a variety of reporting beats, including county government and children and family issues.
  • Conducted research and wrote daily editorials and columns; oversaw daily page layout.





Microsoft Office Suite

Everyone should be pretty proficient at this, in my opinion.

Writing and copy editing

Can't help it: I love words. They are my best tools. Wish everyone felt this way.  


The last time my typing skills were tested I think I came in somewhere between 65 and 70 words per minute. Thanks, Wichita Eagle, for making me learn how to interview fast-talking, long-winded people by phone!