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= A =

  • ACG Computer Business Systems, Dayton, Ohio: Writer of client testimonials, company brochure, for small firm selling all types of computer equipment.

  • Alexander House Apostolate: Editor and Writer for nonprofit’s first-ever print newsletter

  • Allied Women’s Center, crisis pregnancy center, San Antonio: Writer of social media posts, brochures, board member guidance, created new 2020 website (revamped to accept online donations, which exceeded $110,000 in 2021), refreshed logo with new tagline. Efforts with team created helped raise $180,000 during first-ever virtual fundraiser.

  • American Hotel & Motel Assoc./Lodging magazine: Writer for the nation's leading organization for hotels and motels in America.

  • AMPIP/Mexican Assoc. of Industrial Parks: Writer of three major marketing pieces used to attract multi-million-dollar U.S. operations to Mexico.

  • Anamolist Books, San Antonio:  Editor of The Secrets of Dellshau book.

  • Archdiocese of San Antonio: Writer, Editor, Researcher and Desktop Publisher for desktop-published annual directory of all organizations, parishes and other key entities working as part of or with the archdicoese; 2010 & 2011

  • Area Development: Staff Editor and Contributing Writer for national economic development magazine; author of numerous marketing brochures for economic development entities. 2000 to present

  • As Editor of "Front Line" daily business blog, wrote 100+ news updates (about 15 posts per week) about top U.S. economic development news for digital version of Area Development, the national economic development publication.

  • A-Z Animals: Writer for world's largest online database helping readers better understand the inhabitants of the animal kingdom, and how humans interact with it. 

 = B =

  • Bowman Marketing Services: Business Analyst for two. years. Produced in-depth prospective client profiles for company's key clients who used reports to land lucrative accounts with large companies (many on Fortune 1000 list). Created 15 to 30-page in-depth reports using my own research as well as info found by team's data miners. 

  • Business South Texas regional magazine: Editor of publication and writer; author of “Prepare Now for the Future Pandemic” news story (won major IABC Silver Quill 11-state award) written eight years before COVID plandemic.

  • Business Travel Management national magazine: Writer of dozens of articles focused on business travel topics from management viewpoint.

 = C =

  • Career Management Center, Kansas City, MO: Writer of newsletter articles and other brand materials for respected career assessment and management consulting firm. Clients were corporate giants/small firms and job seekers needing help with career development.

  • The Cartel Group, San Antonio: Hired gun Writer for major advertising agency. Helped edit/write/proofread client proposals targeted at new business with national brands.

  • CareerPro Plus: Writer of corporate, federal and military resumes for nationally acclaimed resume writing and coaching services company.

  • Children's Hospital Medical Center: Writer of feature articles or two issues of the quarterly Young and Healthy community magazine for major Cincinnati hospital.

  • Christ Hospital Serving magazine, Cincinnati: Writer of articles about women's healthcare for community publication of major hospital. 

  • Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber: Chosen from among all freelance writers in Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky to co-author Cincinnati: City of Charm, a 350-page book featuring Greater Cincinnati's 100 key organizations and companies, and a "love letter" story about the city written by famous TV personality Nick Clooney. Writer of half the profiles (involved interviewing C-level executives only) and hired another local writer to do other half of them. 10,000 copies published.

  • Cincinnati Editors Association: Editor and Writer for monthly newsletter published by largest group of editors in the U.S.

  • Control Concepts & Design: Conducted marketing research for technical company.

  • Corporate & Incentive Travel magazine: Writer for national publication focused all business travel aspects from management's viewpoint.

  • County magazine, Texas: Writer of a few about county government issues for state magazine.

  • Country Lifestyle, regional TX magazine: Managing Editor and Writer of the first luxury lifestyle magazine for affluent residents of Texas Hill Country (comprised of one million acres). Editorial focused on people, places, homes, businesses and events of this region. 10,000 copies/issue sold in Wal-Mart and Target, and mailed to subscribers all over Texas. Won writing awards for articles.

= E =

  • Writer of about 50 weekly posts for online E-Cruiter Magazine about how companies recruit using the newest information technology tools. Was early adopter of blogging for business at the time and recognized by a national group for web-based women writers for this week.

  • Expansion Management magazine: Writer of research articles for national economic development magazine.


= F =

  • Fairfield, Ohio, Chamber of Commerce: Regional publicity for annual trade show.

  • Ft. Hamilton-Hughes Hospital, Hamilton OH: Editor and Writer for “Horizons” substance abuse program newsletter; interviewed staff and experts for stories.

  • pearl jewelry store: Owner 8 years, of pearl company selling over 500 pearl jewelry pieces via website I created. Product imported direct from pearl farms. Designed a few pieces, too!

 = G =

  • General Mills: Hired by HQ to promote Cheerios press release to local Cincinnati media.

  • Global Trade, national magazine: Writer of regional round-up articles.

  • Great American Insurance Co.: Writer of multi-faceted press kit about healthy lifestyle programs and drug addiction programs offered by insurance company. Ad agency hired me after it fired another writer who did not have skills to complete major project.

  • Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce/Cincinnati: City of Charm:  Writer of 50 corporate profiles of key regional companies (100 total); worked with Nick Clooney, one of two profile co-authors. 10,000 copies sold out of this 350-page coffee table book. Did all work on time in 7 months (after first being told I had 15 months to do work).

  • Greene Memorial Hospital, Dayton: Writer of employee newsletter of regional hospital.

  • Guest Informant: Chosen by national publisher from among all local metro writers to write main feature stories for two hardcover hotel guidebooks (Kansas City, MO, and Cincinnati) placed in luxury those cities for guests. Annual editions.  

= H =

  • Homestead Country Club, Prairie Village, KS: Writer of club's first marketing brochure. Hired gun project for Jane Mobley & Associates.

  • Honeybaked Ham Co., Cincinnati: Writer, Editor and Researcher hired to create employee in-store operational manuals for regional division of national Honeybaked Ham chain.

 = I =

  • InGenesis Medical Staffing, San Antonio: As company's first Director of Public Relations, I wrote, distributed press releases; wrote winning national/regional award entries; and designed content/design of new award-winning website for regional HR medical staffing company that grew to be a national player.

  • Ingram’s, Kansas City’s business magazine: Columnist for city's leading publication; wrote first profiles for new column about local beer/wine industry professionals and their restaurants. Quit due to corporate move to Ohio.

  • Interbrand/Design Forum, Dayton: Writer of large-scale client project profile sheets for national architectural firm formerly known as Design Forum.

  • International Assoc. of Business Communicators, IABC/San Antonio chapter: Member of board of directors (10 years) and chapter president (2 years) for professional communications group whose members represented city's major PR and marketing organizations. Helped plan/execute monthly professional development luncheons, as well as successful annual, multi-state IABC conference held in San Antonio. Led effort to have chapter logos redone, grow membership by over 35%, improve processes, double number of board positions.

  • International Business Expo, Ohio. Writer of press releases, secured regional publicity with newspapers and radio stations for dozens of convention center "business expos" (trade shows) in Midwest cities put on by Cincinnati company.

 = J =

  • Jane Mobley & Associates, Kansas City, MO: Writer of numerous marketing pieces and press releases; served as "hired gun" for award-winning public relations agency. JMA helped organizations succeed through media relations, special events, video production, public involvement and other communications tools.

 = K =

  • Kansas City Economic Development Corp.: Writer of major organizational marketing brochure. Hired gun project for Jane Mobley & Associates.

  • Helped garner PR for first-ever state crowdfunding educational expo held 2014 in Houston, TX.  New industry creatives in field attened from outside Texas. I wrote media fact sheet, secured PR, helped organizer overall. This was one of the earliest industry events in U.S.; the idea of crowdfunding was still "alien concept" to most people.

= L =

  • Las Vegas, City of: Writer of three major economic development brochures for City of Las Vegas Economic Development Agency used globally to attract new businesses to Las Vegas. Won marketing award.

  • Life Media, Kansas City: Member of newly organized team of 3 volunteer marketing pros who created the area's first pro-life billboards, in-theater movie ads, etc. in mid-1990's by uniting community leaders who funded projects. Our efforts were so successful that we were profiled by James Dobson's national "Focus on the Family" ministry.

  • Lindale Economic Development Corporation, TX: Writer of new website content, did extensive site map work.

  • Logos Nutritionals: Writer of press releases about new products, special promotions for this national supplements company. Note: Its products helped me regain my health!

= M =

  • Major League Baseball Players Assocition: PR and media relations work for annual players event.

  • Mark Sullivan, inventor: Writer of press release about his "Shark Tank” TV appearance and gained vital local WOAI radio coverage.

  • Mars Petcare/The Associate magazine: Writer of numerous articles for two issues of employee publications for national petcare company.

  • Meeting Professionals International and its magazines, The Meeting Professional, The Meeting Manager: Writer (8 years) for globally recognized industry publication for members of MPI; members are lodging facilities, transport firms and meeting planners, etc. Helped launch first issue with its first editor in Cincinnati, before group moved to Dallas. Authored well over 60 articles; worked on onsite global conference daily publication. 

  • Vuelo magazine, Mexicana Airlines: Writer of first article about San Antonio for in-flight publication. City was a major leisure travel destination for this Mexico-based company.

  • Museo Alameda (Alameda Museum): Editor and Writer for information panels (Spanish to English) for dozens of "Old World Master" paintings comprising a world-famous art exhibit held at Alameda museum to celebrate its opening. Alameda (now closed) showcased Hispanic art and culture from various centuries, and was affiliated with the Smithsonian.

= N =

  • National Lawyers Association: Editor of national quarterly newsletter (6 issues) for national bar association supporting the sanctity of life from conception until death and the U.S. Constitution. Art directed creation of new logo for group.

  • National Career Education Assocation: Publicist and Writer for national annual convention drawing thousands of career professionals to Cincinnati event. Garnered national, regional press with media kit comprised of multiple press releases.

  • National Right to Life, Cincinnati: Helped with public relations for one project.

  • NCR (National Cash Register), Dayton: Writer, Editor and Desktop Publisher of multiple  employee technical manuals supporting company's major retail cash register products; 12-month, on-site contract. Interviewed key software developers on team, and provided suggestions on how to improve software for end users.

= O 

  • Ohio Right to Life: Publicist for annual conference (1990s) of state pro-life organization with materials I researched, wrote for press kit. Garnered strong coverage.

 = P =

  • PCI Education, San Antonio: Editor of grade school educational materials created by national educational publisher. Also helped with corporate PR; and rewrote proprietary test used to hire exemplary editors.

  • Pickapeppa/Warbac Sales, Inc: Writer, Marketer, Publicist and Social Media Manager for U.S. import company responsible for importing 95% of Pickaapeppa Sauce products into America.

  • As first Travel Editor for "BuyersBuzz" weekly blog, wrote dozens of weekly leisure travel posts for this groundbreaking consumer website giving consumers power to give feedback, good and bad, about U.S. companies. Read its mission statement here; later tech-driven company called Intelliseek. Sample story. Recognized as "Webgrll of the Week" for this work.

  • PNC Bank, Cincinnati; The Bottom Line magazine: Editor and Writer of employee publication for 4,000 workers of institution formerly known as Central Trust Bank. Also wrote a few product marketing banking brochures.

  • Premier Events, Cincinnati: Writer of marketing brochure for events management firm.

  • Procter & Gamble: Writer of direct-mail letter for Pampers diaper brand; edited P&G website's “about us” press release section; edited product manual. Hired gun project for large Cincinnati ad agency.

 = R =

  • R.H. Donnelley (part of Dunn & Bradstreet): Writer of multi-release press kit about Cincinnati debut of firm’s One Book Yellow Pages directory. Efforts: Garnered 11 million impressions nationwide for PR project; trained key managers in media relations tactics; wrote community PR integration plan for salespeople.

 = S =

  • San Antonio Chamber of Commerce/2011 San Antonio Relocation Guide:  Writer of 10 major feature stories for 100-page publication used to recruit new businesses; 10,000 copies distributed in U.S. and abroad

  • Scene in SA magazine: Writer of feature for San Antonio city publication.

  • SciWrite Communications, Cincinnati: Editor of medical materials for science firm's client.

  • Second Nature Compost, San Antonio: Created new site map, new pages and mostly all-new content for website of a compost, topsoil, blended soil and mulch manufacturer. Hired outside graphic designer to refresh existing logo to create new one with better graphics, new font/colors, and new tagline to better reflect brand's true identity and product offerings. Tasks included competitive research and marketing strategy planning.

  • Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Kansas City: Writer of press releases and Publicist for major regional law firmHired gun project for Jane Mobley & Associates.

  • Social Venture Partners, San Antonio: Researcher and Writer for 2020 annual report/brochure published by local chapter of SVP, an international organization of volunteers aiding nonprofits.

  • Solera Inc., TX: Writer of website content and sitemap Developer for multi-million-dollar company with U.S. and Euro operations.

  • St. Anthony Messenger magazine, Cincinnati:  Assistant Editor for five years for one of the largest national Catholic publications in world. Wrote, edited, proofread articles for magazine, read hundreds of spec articles, wrote for company's nationally distributed monthly publications for youth and seniors. Monthly circulation of over 450,000 copies, and over 1 million monthly readers.

  • Super Saturday educational program, Cincinnati: Served on board seven years of this parent-run enrichment program for gifted children. Instituted its publicity program and branded clothing program for children and parents. Wrote class listings for program, wrote grants.

  • Swope Parkway Health Center, Kansas City: Writer of patient brochures for regional hospital system. Hired gun project for Jane Mobley & Associates.


= T =

  • Tandy Corporation (RadioShack): Writer of brochure about iconic technical company distributed nationally to woo lucrative mall real estate deals.

  • The Cartel Group, San Antonio: Editor of a few maor client proposals, helped support clients, as freelance talent hired by one of the nation’s largest Hispanic-focused ad agencies. 

  • Texas Association of Counties/County magazine: Writer for state publication supporting managers of state county operations.

  • Texas Bariatric Specialists, San Antonio: Writer of services brochure and website copy, plus secured local TV coverage, for local weight-loss surgery physician.

  • Thomson-Gale Publishing/Business Plans Handbook: Researcher and Editor for numerous volumes of BPH; each edition which featured dozens real and successful business plans spanning all industries. Created first PR campaign for client which attracted new sources for plans.

  • Tropics Lifestyle magazine: Publisher and Editor/Writer of my own digital magazine, lauched 2022. For people who enjoy living with a tropical mindset and creating tropical/coastal home environments even if they live far away from the ocean. 

 = U =

  • United Way of Hamilton/Fairfield, Ohio: Performed marketing services targeted to local community to increase level of giving to this charity.

  • University of Cincinnati, Career Development and Placement department. Wrote half of first annual newspaper featuring dozens of articles about career development and self development for upcoming and recent university graduates. Over 250,000 copies distributed nationally. Became model for other U.S. college career centers to produce.

  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA): Writer for SalUTE, first magazine created for Dental School; authored numerous articles for this issue and another one. 

= V =

  • Vision Marketing Partners, San Antonio: Helped execute various PR and communications project for regional PR agency owned by Irma Calderon Woodruff, marketing/PR guru. 


= W =

  • Warbac Sales, Inc.: Marketing and sales projects for American company importing 95% of Pickapeppa Sauce products into the U.S. from Jamaica, then distributing to distributors/grocery stores nationwide.

  • Women’s Wear Daily:  Writer of two articles for global fashion "Bible" publication about Cincinnati, Ohio-based events.

  • Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton: Writer of first professional-grade student recruitment brochure for Ohio medical school.

= X =

  • Writer of product descriptions for website and marketing materials used by luxury goods company selling globally. Edited some existing copy as well.

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