Communications coordinator , Nash Health Care, NC --- 2000- present
Responsible for writing and editing an award-winning community health publication with a quarterly circulation of 16,000. Other duties include serving as a media liaison, utilizing photography, HTML, and graphic design skills for hospital publications and brochures, and maintaining the hospital website and intranet.
Edgecombe Community College, Adjunct English Instructor, Rocky Mount campus, Rocky Mount, NC, August 2008 - May 2012
Taught English classes at the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College on a part-time basis. Classes taught included English composition, workplace communication, brochure writing and design, technical communication and basic writing skills.
Public information assistant, Nash- Rocky Mount Schools, Nashville, NC ---1999-2000
Produced weekly newsletter that was distributed to all system employees and assisted the Public Information Officer with media inquiries. In addition, I wrote five press releases a week and distributed them to local media outlets
Education reporter, The Wilson Times, Wilson,NC---1998-1999
I wrote daily articles covering all aspects of education in Wilson County, including Wilson County Schools, Barton College and Wilson Technical College.
Staff writer The Nashville Graphic Nashville, NC----1996 to 1998
I was responsible for covering all aspects of Nash County news, including feature stories, town council, county commissioners, crime stories and breaking news.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill --- BA, Journalism, 1993
Wilson Technical Community College -- continuing education credit, HTML website design, 1998
East Carolina University --- MA, English / Writing, 2007