Writing, interviewing, researching, proofing, design, blogging, press releases, articles, social media content.
Having been a journalist for more than 20 years, her interests vary widely.
Kristin had an academic scholarship to Iowa State University where I majored in both journalism and graphic design, graduating in four years.
Kristin attended Drake University's graduate school and studied journalism. I completed all of the coursework toward my degree.
As a mother of four kids, Kristin has written extensively about issues of importance to parents, grandparents and families.
Since 1997, Kristin has been covering agriculture and addressing a variety of subjects important to producers, rural families, consumers and the agriculture economy.
For years, Kristin has covered the business sector and for the past four years, she has weekly profiled five local businesses.
Kristin has managed the social media accounts for two global businesses with duties that included blogging, as well as composing and scheduling compelling, interactive tweets, sharing YouTube videos across different channels, analyzing Facebook insights and Google analytics to determine when to post creative, informative and relevant content created on clients' Facebook pages. The blogs also were promoted across various social media channels.
Kristin has worked for a public relations firm for the past 10 years where she was tasked with writing/editing/proofing web copy, creating/editing/proofing press releases, media advisories, designing campaigns, executing marketing efforts, etc., on a local, regional and national scale for numerous clients.