Brian Walzel

Freelance Brochure Designer & CD Designer

Location:Houston, Texas, United States
2 Skills
Brian D. Walzel

10851 Montfair Boulevard No. 2216, The Woodlands, TX 77382 • 832-221-9583 •



Detail-oriented communications leader with a strong work ethic and a wide variety of computer skills. A team player and leader who excels in a deadline-driven environment. A quick learner who is easily adaptable to challenges in a fast-paced work place.

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a minor in Sociology
Graduated Aug. 2003; 3.0 GPA in major


Editor, Tomball Magnolia Tribune, Tomball, TX (June 2006 to Present)
• Oversee newspaper and Web site content, layout and design
• Write and edit articles for weekly community newspaper and Web site with more than 54,000 circulation
• Utilize programs such as Quark, PhotoShop and Web design software
• Photograph individuals and events for publication

Staff Writer, The Potpourri, Tomball, TX (Dec. 2003 to June 2006)
• Wrote articles for weekly community newspaper with circulation of 43,000
• Primary sports reporter, photographer and feature writer
• Designed newspaper layout

Staff Writer, Texans Blitz,, Houston, TX (Aug. 2005 to April 2006)
• Wrote weekly game reports for Houston Texans fan magazine and Web site
• Wrote weekly previews for upcoming games
• Interviewed players and coaches for stories

Staff Writer, Shane Media, Houston, TX (Internship) (May 2003 to July 2003)
• Wrote articles featuring new artists for “Best In Texas” music magazine
• Interviewed musical artists for articles
• Assembled weekly Texas Music Chart
• Updated Web site with information pertaining to the radio industry
• Wrote “Key Notes” and “Dateline Texas” sections for Web page
Music Manager, Hastings, Lubbock, Galveston, TX (May 2000 to April 2005)
• Supervised daily tasks of music department
• Direct supervision of 20-25 associates
• In a declining in-store music sales industry, met or exceeded previous year’s sales goals approximately one-third of fiscal year

Public Record and Staff Writer, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Lubbock, TX (Aug. 1999 to Jan. 2000)
• Published six days a week
• Wrote daily records such as marriages and bankruptcies
• Compiled statistics and scores for sports section
• Wrote daily obituaries for primary Lubbock newspaper
Skills (2) Rating
Brochure Design
CD Design