Mike Mooney

Freelance Brochure Designer & Flyer Designer

Location:San Antonio, Texas, United States
2 Skills
Award-winning Writer & Photographer, Magazine Editor, Social Media Coordinator, Sports Editor, Travel Writer & Photographer, Designer, Special Events Creator, Experienced and Successful Organizer, Innovative, Reputation for Loyalty, Hard Work and Flexibility; Team Builder and Team Player with the ability to Lead or Follow, Respected Trainer, Teacher and Mentor, Vietnam Veteran


2012-Present Free-Lance Writer, Graphics Designer & Photographer.
Dec 12, 2012 Retired from US Army Non-Appropriated Funds, Camp Humphreys, Korea
1998-2012 Marketing, Sponsorship & Advertising Chief and collateral duties as Public
Affairs Officer for Family & MWR, Camp Humphreys, Korea
1990-98 Marketing Chief and collateral duties as Public Affairs Officer for the
Directorate of Business Operations, Fort Knox, Kentucky
1987-90 Marketing Chief and collateral duties as Public Affairs Officer for
Community, Family & Soldier Support Command-Korea, Yongsan, Korea
1984-87 Korea Editor and Bureau Chief, Pacific Stars & Stripes, Seoul, Korea
1975-84 Regional Editor, Bureau Chief, Prep Sports Editor, Rockford Register-Star,
Rockford, Illinois (200,000 circulation daily newspaper owned by Gannet)
1969-75 Sports Editor & Columnist, Pioneer Press, Oak Park, Illinois (13 weekly
newspapers owned by Time, Inc., in the Chicago Suburbs)


Order of the White Plume (highest award in Army Morale, Welfare & Recreation)
Civilian Superior Service Medal, Camp Humphreys, Korea
Keith L. Ware Award (2 First-place Awards for Korea, 1 Second-place Award Army-wide)
Commander’s Award for Civilian Service (3 separate awards)
Achievement Medal for Civilian Service
Cross Axes of Excellence (Presented by Commanding General, 2nd Infantry Division)
Olympic Gold Medals of Excellence (Presented by the Seoul Olympic Organizing Committee)
Korean Sergeants Major Association Fellowship Award
National Softball Writer of the Year (Amateur Softball Association)
Chicago Catholic League Lifetime Fellowship Award
Illinois State Wrestling Writer of the Year (2 Awards)
Coins of Excellence (more than 200 coins from everyone to 4-Star General Officers to Units)
Outstanding Ratings for the past 27 years to include cash bonuses and pay raises

Marketing, Sponsorship & Advertising, Department of the Army Seminars, annually 1987-2011
Special Events Creation and Execution, Department of the Army, 1988, 1994, 1998, 2003, 2008
Train the Trainer Customer Service Operation Excellence, Department of the Army, 2011
College Courses in Creative Writing, News Reporting, News Photography, Sports Photography


1990-98 Sportscaster, WKMO-Radio, Elizabethtown, Kentucky
1988 Sports Writer, USA Today, during Seoul Olympic and ParaOlympic
Games, Seoul, Korea
1986 Feature-speaking Role in the commercial movie “Field of Honor”
1985-89 Varsity Basketball Coach, Seoul American High School Flyers, Seoul
1984-89 Coach and Organizer of Korea Youth Sports Baseball and Tackle Football
All-Star teams, taking both groups to International competition in Japan,
Okinawa, Hawaii and Hong Kong
American High School, Yongsan, Korea
1984-90 News Panelist, Sportscaster, American Forces-Korea Television and
Radio, Seoul, Korea
1968-Present Sports Official – International, National and Regional tournaments at the Professional, International, Semi-Pro, College, High School and Youth Levels in Football, Baseball, Basketball, Fast-Pitch Softball, Slow-Pitch Softball and Volleyball. Was the first official from outside the 4-Corners Area to be selected to umpire the Connie Mack World Series in New Mexico. Officiated pre-Olympic Baseball and Basketball games prior to the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea.

Taught college-level courses in Sports Officiating and Creative Writing at Junior Colleges in Illinois
Physical Education teacher and coach on the high school level at Seoul American High School
Developed Customer Service Training Course for retail operations
Skills (2) Rating
Brochure Design
Flyer Design