journalism, journalistic writing, news, creative writing, features, editorial, columns, blogs
arts and entertainment, music, tattoos, roller derby, english, politics, science, animals, food
DESIGN: is a creative process that integrates art and technology to communicate ideas and information. You will create dynamic solutions in digital graphic design, electronic imaging, illustration, 3D modeling, rendering, 3D printing and other fabrication processes. Up to date industry professional design software will prepare you for careers in the design field. Project based assignments and required internships make sure you will be ready to meet the challenge of the 21st century marketplace. Art directors in graphic, product, and visual communications design studios stress the importance of a strong art background for success in these fields.
The A.A.S. degree in Journalism and Media Writing is designed to prepare the graduate for an entry-level position in fields that require strong writing, editing, reporting and graphic design skills in a global, interactive, multi-media environment. The program also provides a solid platform for transfer to four-year programs specializing in the areas of mass media, print journalism, public relations, advertising, professional non-fiction writing and other fields that demand a communications skill set appropriate for the Information Age.
She works for a mid-level local news publication primarily, covering multiple types of stories such as (but not limited to): community functions, large musical acts, local arts and entertainment, non-profit organizations/fundraisers.
She specializes in news articles of all types and subject matter. She has extensive experience in the news industry, currently working as a correspondent and columnist for a news publication with a readership of ~250,000.
She previously worked as an Assistant Marketing Manager for a third-tier market local news publication and its weekly subsidiaries. She was in charge of all marketing campaigns, local outreach, ad-composition, public relations and various press releases for the firm.
She also has taken multiple courses in public relations, and served as PR Director of a local women's flat track roller derby team in her area.