Professional History

PUBLISHING, EDITING, DESIGN, WEB DEVELOPMENT

MONTANA SENIOR NEWS AND IDAHO SENIOR INDEPENDENT ~ August 2017 to present
Work Remotely
Managing Editor, Web SEO
Responsible for coordinating and editing all editorial for content. Communicate with writers, schedule, and prepare for production. Responsible for posting content to websites, SEO, and social media. Run analytics for website and social media outreach.

TECHLINE INVASIVE PLANT NEWS ~ July 2017 to present
Work Remotely
Online Editor
Responsible for editing articles and posting to the website. Deliver Mailchimp e-newsletters twice a month. Run and report analytics for website and e-blast outreach.

TERRITORIAL PRESS ~ Established October 2016 to present (independently freelancing since 2011)
Helena, MT
Owner, Letterpress Printing, Book Publishing, Graphic Design, Web Development
Clients include:

– Drumlummon Institute
– Montana Trial Lawyers Association
– Montana Hospital Association: MT Informed Patient
– Montana Justice Foundation
– Montana State Bar
Sanjay Talwani
– Farcountry Press
– Peter Koch Printers (fine letterpress publishing: Berkeley, CA)
– Russell Maret (fine letterpress publishing: New York, NY)

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCE ORGANIZATION (AERO) ~ Summer 2014
Helena, MT
Communications Manager
Temporary summer hire responsible for website and social media updates, maintenance and coordination. Created public outreach and marketing materials. Responsible for overseeing e-blasts and quarterly newsletter–coordinating editorial content with writers, writing, copy editing, design and layout, distribution. Worked in WordPress, HTML, CSS and occasional PHP when troubleshooting.

TURTLEDOVE CLEMENS ~ June 2003 to February 2006
Portland, OR
Graphic Designer, Web Master, Copy Writer
Provided graphic design, copy writing, editing and web design for local and national clients. Met with clients to determine expectations and goals. Occasionally responsible for production coordination duties and press checks. Designed and distributed a monthly e-newsletter for Clackamas county.

BUGEYEDEZINE ~  July 1998 to June 2003
Portland, OR
Proprietor
Provided graphic design, copy writing, editing, web design, consulting and publishing services for clients. Project scope included corporate identity, web presence, database-to-text publishing, book publishing, logo design, CD packaging. Designer and publisher of the NW Music Directory. Offered freelance technical and software training.

ALLEGRO CORPORATION ~ June 1996 to June 1998
Portland, OR
Graphic Designer, Production Coordinator
Designed CD and video packaging, marketing materials, monthly catalogs and quarterly music publications. Communicated with and solicited bids from production houses and prepared files for direct-to-plate printing. Coordinated production schedules for the graphics department.

KEOKEE CO. PUBLISHING ~ Jan. 1995 to March 1996
Sandpoint, ID
Editor, Web Editor
An associate editor for several regional, national and international books and magazines. Coordinated and edited content for print and web publication. Helped launch SandpointOnline.

Education 

UNIVERSITY OF PROVIDENCE (Formerly University of Great Falls) ~ Fall 2009 to Summer 2016
Great Falls, MT
Online Instructor of English
Teaching remedial, basic, and advanced English composition courses, Grammar, Writing for Mass Media, and Writing for Business and Professions, using standards-based curriculum and assessment. Online instruction and hybrid classes via Blackboard and Moodle online learning management systems.

SCAPPOOSE HIGH SCHOOL ~ Spring 2007 to Summer 2009
Scappoose, OR
Teacher of Language Arts, Web Design and Graphic Design
Member of the Tech Team Advisory Committee
Designed and first to implement standards-based curriculum in Language Arts, Web Design I & II and Graphic Design. Helped advise and implement first stage of the technical plan to achieve school-wide, 21-century classrooms. Provided tech support for co-workers.

OUTDOOR EDUCATION ~ Seasonal, 1987-1991
Kern Environmental Educational Program, Multnomah County Outdoor Schools, Mountain Meadows Girl Scout Camp, and Camp Westwind.
Naturalist, Instructor, Head Waterfront
Taught environmental education, water rescue, canoeing, horseback riding, and wilderness survival. Developed counselor training handbook. Gave oral and written evaluations.