Well versed in
- social media
- Content Management Systems
- audio & video editing
- Final Cut
- Live Type
- NewsEdit Pro
Well versed in
Freelance writer. Taos correspondent for ArtTalk Magazine, regular interviews for Taos Magazine, articles for The Taos News, regular advice columnist, “Ask Mabel,” and "In the Studio," of Tempo, the arts and entertinment section, writer for CBS HealthWatch. Past projects: writer and Taos correspondent for Southwest Art and Thirsty Ear magazines.
Director of the news for four individual radio stations owned by DMC Broadcasting. I cover stories,monitor wire services and the internet and I am involved with identifying the important news issues within the community.
News stories, photos, video and audio of news as it happens in Taos, and Northern New Mexico. I covered stories,monitor wire services and the internet and I identified the important news issues within the community and reported on it -- prepared the story in a variety of media, platforms and methods.
I telecommuted from my home office in Taos, NM, to the headquarters in Santa Fe, interacting with other team members scattered across the country. I illustrated, coded and published articles, columns and features in the ten ConnectPress professional online communities. I brought up the quality of the Web sites with improved graphics and upgraded the look of the ConnectPress annual calendar of special-subject publications, called "Industry Spotlights."
A hypenated position at the paper led to gains in many skill areas of design, media production and Web content management. I designed and produced page layouts and cover illustrations for this award winning weekly newspaper.
I was promoted to Web editor of their award winning web site just prior to their conversion to a new content management system. I drove the paper to create the media center as a way to boost The Taos News into the cutting edge of newspapers' movement into video and Web media. I also prototyped their breaking news media coverage procedure.
I also helped the paper institute their forum policies. I also designed other social media platforms for the paper, including a community forum site and Twittered headlines as news broke on the paper's Web site.
Chief Copy Editor and Calendar and Events Editor for an award-winning weekly newspaper with a circulation of 10,000. Duties included preparation and tracking of news briefs, letters to the editor, anouncements, and items for Tempo’s briefs sections; copy editing, copy flow through the editorial department’s software system.