Kevin Howell

Freelance Journalistic Photographer & Researcher

Location:Delphi, Indiana, United States
2 Skills
Summary of Qualifications

Noble Bikes, co-owner – bicycle sales, repair, rentals – July, 2009 – present

Monticello Herald Journal – Reporter/part-time – Fall, 2011 - present

Monticello Herald Journal - Reporter, Jan. 2004 – April, 2009

Freelance Writer/Reporter/Photographer - 1995-present.

Publications - Carroll County Comet, Lafayette Journal-Courier, Monticello Herald Journal, Outdoor Indiana, Outdoor America, Forest Magazine, Purdue Alumnus, Preserving Indiana-Historic Preservation and Archaeology, Times of Northwest Indiana, On the Home Front magazine, Traveler, Starke County Interim Report (Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana), Our Town Web site (Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN), co-collaborator Still Here, A Pictorial of Indiana’s Native American People


Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN - 1994, B.A. - Liberal Arts, Science and Culture w/communication, journalism, health care issues

Other Areas of study - Communication, Psychology, Linguistics, Agriculture, Animal Science, Conservation

Other Professional Experience

Web site content updates, City of Delphi, Delphi Municipal Airport

Periodic Indiana Statehouse coverage

Historical research

Public information for rural Delphi Airport-promotional materials, fundraising, press releases, news stories, media contacts - 2000 - 2004

Local Planning Council Coordinator, Carroll County First Steps - Nov. 2002 - April, 2004

Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana Contract Field Surveyor, Mar.-June 2002, May - December 2003

Maintenance Supervisor, Purdue University Department of Biological Sciences - 1995 - 1999

Maintenance Mechanic - Purdue University - 1981 - 1995

Construction/contractor - 1974-1980


Indiana Section, American Water Works Association - Clarity in Reporting Award, Sustained Reporting - 2005

Indiana State Press Association award for Best Feature-2000

Indiana State Press Association award for Best Headline-1998

Community Involvement

Carroll County Public Defender Commission - Chair

Local Emergency Planning Council - past member

Tippecanoe County Minority Health Coalition Steering Committee - past member

Carroll County Heritage Tourism photo contest judge

Delphi Forestry Commission president

Short Takes

Researches, interviews, edits, writes freelance magazine stories

Develops/maintains contacts with local business interests, state and
federal legislators, city/county elected officials, prosecutors, law enforcement/fire personnel, state departments (DNR, INDOT, etc.)

Develop contacts with Chambers of Commerce, Economic Development interests

Investigates/researches material beyond the surface

Proofs news stories

Wrote, edited, produced newsletter for Delphi Airport

Co-produced color brochure for Delphi Airport

References available on request