Harry C. Craft III (CWO2, USCG, ret.)
7537 Shore Acres Street
Wesley Chapel, FL 33545-4251
Tel: (H) (813-746-9539) (C) 305-794-3426
OBJECTIVE: To be employed as a public affairs specialist or these fields as well; human resources/journalism/copyeditor/writer/marketing/communications/federal or state employment, administrative management.
During my military career I was trained in the following areas; public affairs, human resources, communications, interviewing techniques, marketing, media relations, community relations, administrative management, intelligence, journalism, photography, writing and security. I was also an educational instructor and taught these academics as well.
I have an A.A. in Liberal Arts from Saint Leo University (3.24 GPA), and a B.S. in Liberal Studies from Excelsior College with a double major in Administrative Management and Communications (3.08 GPA).
My writing and photography have been published in many newspapers and magazines across the country. I have written hundreds of human interest feature stories, hard news, soft news, sports, and feature articles. I’ve been trained in videography, and have pooled many hours of video to local and national media outlets such as; CNN, FOX, CBS, NBC, ABC, etc. I conducted approximately 75-80 television interviews, 85-90 radio interviews, and numerous newspaper interviews as well. I have worked at the Pentagon, Department of Homeland Security Headquarters, Coast Guard Headquarters, the Rayburn building in Washington, D.C., and the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, conducting public affairs as well.
U.S. Army from May 25, 1978 until May 25, 1981. U.S. Coast Guard from October 21, 1982 until November 1, 2009. U.S. Department of the Interior from March 23, 2010 – present.
U.S. Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officers Association
Public Relations Society of America
International Society of Poetry
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Military Officers Association of America
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: I am a highly motivated team player. My personal interests are; writing, poetry, music, movies, computers, motorcycles, swimming and fitness. I also completed the Cortez Peters typing course and I type approximately 65-70 words per minute.