Heather Stark

Freelance Copywriter & Journalistic Photographer

Location:Redmond, Washington, United States
2 Skills
Heather Stark
15101 - 210th Avenue NE
Woodinville, WA 98077
(425) 351-0682


News Writer/ Broadcaster

? Podcast and webcast for Health Talk Radio; live interviews with doctors and medical professionals regarding research and treatments in the areas of allergies, menopause, mental illness, etc.
? Live and recorded broadcasting of news and traffic
? Freelance news and feature writer, published in Seattle Woman, Seattle’s Child and others
? Research and write news for on-air broadcast as well as for wire services


? Author, “Why Doesn’t She Just Leave: Real Women, Real Stories, A New Perspective on Domestic Violence, 2008, world wide sales.

Other Experience:

? Political commentator on weekly radio show on KOMO radio; routinely interviewed state legislators, federal representatives, senators, governor's office representatives
? Editor, freelance, news, and academic
? Correspondent for radio news service
? News and feature writer for daily newspapers and magazines
? Public speaker and trainer, including such groups as Sojourner Place, Pasco Police Department, and Seattle Junior League
? Community organizer and event planner
? Freelance photographer, with gallery showing
? Director of Communications, Lutheran Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
? Director of Public Relations, Western Reserve Girl Scout Council, Akron, OH

Teaching Experience

? 200 level History of Communication class at BCC
? Business Writing 175 at Renton Technical College
? Newspaper advisor for North Seattle Community College
? Media Management and PR at DSHS sponsored seminars
? Substitute high school teacher for Bellevue School District
? Tutor, ESL/ LAP high school and middle school students in English, writing and comprehension


PhD Candidate, Walden University
Focus on organizational psychology

MPA, University of Colorado, Denver
Masters of Public Administration with a concentration in Domestic Violence

Broadcasting and computer classes, Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA
Broadcasting classes included radio news writing and production

Graduate work, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Completed 16 hours toward MBA while working full time. Courses included Banking and Finance, Statistics, Marketing, Economics and Motivational Behavior

BS in Journalism, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Course focus in science rather than liberal arts focus


Excellent multitasking skills, ability to switch gears immediately, strong interpersonal skills