Summary

Diverse-range writer and editor, with a foot in the technical and creative worlds.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2009 - Present

Book author marketing coach

Freelance
Jan 2009 - Present

Social Media Consultant

Freelance
Jul 2008 - Jan 2009

Creative Consultant

Barry Cadish, Copywriter
Oct 2008 - Dec 2008

PR Journalist

AboutUs.org
Aug 2008 - Sep 2008

Instructional Author

Publication Services
2002 - 2008

(volunteer) Trade Journalist/Awards Judge/Survey Management

Willamette Valley Chapter, Society of Technical Communicators
Sep 2007 - Oct 2007

Technical Writer - Contract

Qualis Healthcare (www.qualishealth.org)
Nov 2006 - Sep 2007

Marketing Committee Member (volunteer)

CNRG
Apr 2007 - Jul 2007

Technical Writer - Contract

Regence Bluecross Blueshield of Oregon (http://www.or.regence.com/)
Dec 2005 - Apr 2006

Technical Writer - Contract

Chestnut Health Systems (http://www.chestnut.org/)
Apr 2005 - Feb 2006

Biographical Writer - Contract

Publication Services (http://www.pubserv.com/)
Aug 2005 - Dec 2005

Technical Journalist - Staff

University of Illinois, Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering - http://www.ne.uiuc.edu/
Oct 2004 - Sep 2005

Technical Editor -Contract

State Farm Insurance Corporation (http://www.statefarm.com/)
Mar 2005 - Apr 2005

Copyeditor - Contract

International Society of Arboriculture (http://www.isa-arbor.com/)
Sep 2003 - Apr 2004

Technical Writer - Intern

Credence Systems Corporation (http://www.credence.com/)
Jan 2004 - Feb 2004

Public Relations Journalist - Intern

PacifiCorp (http://www.pacificorp.com/)
Sep 2003 - Jan 2004

Technical Writer - Intern

Intellectual Illuminations
Sep 2003 - Dec 2003

Reporter - Intern

Dog Nose News, now Spot Magazine (http://www.spotmagazine.net/)
Oct 2000 - Sep 2001

Marketing Support - Contract

Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com)
Jul 2000 - Oct 2000

Departmental Support - Contract

WebMD (http://www.webmd.com)
Dec 1998 - Jul 1999

Y2K Management Reporting Specialist - Contract

PG&E Gas Transmission, Northwest, now TransCanada GTN System (http://www.gastransmissionnw.com/)
Aug 1998 - Jan 1999

Technical Coordinator (Intern)

All Sports, LLC (http://www.macraesbluebook.com/search/company.cfm?company=636464)
Dec 1997 - Jul 1998

Project Coordinator - Contract

Zurich North America Financial Services(http://www.zurich.com/main/home/welcome.htm)

Education

Education

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
2002 - 2004

None

1980 - 1983

BS/LAS