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Kathern D Welsh

Freelance Book Cover Designer & Ad Designer

4992
Location:Exmore, Virginia, United States
Phone: 7574426768
Website: http://www.kathern-welsh.pixels.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/katherndwelsh
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Kudos
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2 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
Experienced and Published Writer, and Editor for both factual and fictional subjects.

JOB RELATED SKILL INVENTORY:
Experienced on most current graphics and word processing programs:
(Microsoft Office, QuarkExpress, Pagemaker, Freehand, Photoshop, CorelDraw, Scanner)
General Writing Graphic Layout & Design Photography Technical Writing
Editing Illustration Copy & Ad Writing Management Experience
Caricatures Editorial Research Word Processing Oil & Acrylic Art
Camera Ready Copy Typesetting Several Graphics Programs Medical/Legal Terminology
Nursing Education Freelance Photography Freelance Medical Photography in Columbus, Ohio

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Owned & Operated Photography Studio: 8 years, in Columbus, Ohio
Ongoing art sketches & Co-authoring of current book: Safety in the Work Place: with author, Dr. Frank R. Spellman
Wrote Song for Eastern Shore, VA Tourism: Come to the Eastern Shore
Writing and Editing: Elance.com, jobs for various clients.
Contributing Editor for Suite 101; Weekly Column for two years: Women's Health & Herbs
Course Author for notHARVARD: How to Redecorate Your Kitchen
VIRTUAL BOOKS PUBLISHING INC., P.O. Box 9949, College Station, TX 77842 -Editor
RICH PHOTOGRAPHS: (1970-1978) Owner-Photographer of my own studio in Columbus, Ohio.
Weddings, portraits, real estate, insurance, pets, product, children and event photography.
WORLD HARVEST CHURCH - BREAKTHROUGH TV MINISTRIES, 4595 Gender Road, Col., OH: Graphic Designer/Writer, Photographer; Computerized graphic design of in-house material, audio and video labels and covers; book covers, brochures and promotional materials. All types of design, (6/95 to 97)

EDUCATION / LICENSES:
Columbus School of Art & Design: Photography & Art
Certified: Editing & Proofing-Chicago Specialist;
Written English Professional; Keyboard Typist
Certificate of Nutrition & Health: Natural Health School Online
Hollywood Scriptwriters Institute: Diploma, 1995
Riverside School of Nursing, Columbus
International Correspondence School, Scranton, PA: Commercial Art & Design
Carnegie Sales Courses, Sears Trend Board Model
Acquired Driving Instructor’s License - Insurance Licenses: Life, Property & Casualty
plus Health Insurance
Hopewell High School, Hopewell, Ohio

GE SUPERABRASIVES; SEBASTIAN's INC.; MARK ROOT’S KITCHEN & BATH CO., Col., OH
Adm. Asst., Office Manager, Photographer, Freelance Graphic Designer; General writing, design and correspondence; AC/AR, Payroll; Placement of Orders from vendors; Report Generation. Print matter from concept to production. (3/92-5/95)
KINKO's COPY CENTER; Brice Road, Columbus, OH: Special Services Manager; Handled all printing jobs which could not be done on in-house copiers. Interacted with vendors, bid on printing jobs, and did illustration and design. (1991-1992)
VAL-PAK of CENTRAL OHIO; and S.M. FLICKINGER CO., Columbus, OH
Assistant Art Director and Freelance; Layout and design; typesetting; copy-writing; illustration; color searation
and negative stripping. Responsible for dealing with printers, meeting production schedules, etc. (1978-1992)

Did work for: Cardinal Builders, Burger King, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Lazarus, Central Ohio Lung Assoc., Action Group, Hunter Chiropractic, Century 21, Miss Ohio Teen U.S.A., Ohio State University, Action Group, etc.

1994-1996 Had own TV Show: Words of Hope, Columbus, OH Christian TV Station
I read poetry which God had given to me. I prayed for people, and learned that God
really does inspire your thoughts and words when you trust Him to do so. A prayer
before recording, and no fear, then God takes over your tongue. An amazing experience!

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS:
Poetry Contest ...................Publication and Award
International Library of Poetry...Publication and Award
Contemporary American Theater Co.; CATCO's play writers group, Writer
American Song Festival............Award for Lyrics
Literary Contest..................Award for Poetry
American Poetry Anthology.........Award for Poetry
Sears & Eastland Mall............ Served as fashion model
Vice President of Women's church organization-Wrote, produced and directed three plays in California

PUBLISHED WORK:
The DARK SIDE of SURGERY: True story about post-surgery complications- 2013
Recipe to Raise RESPONSIBLE TEENS By Age 5: book; 1988: 1/2002 – Smashwords & Kobo: 2013
KISSING FROGS: Poetry book about the many aspects of Love: Smashwords & Kobo-2013
Poetry Anthology; Poetry, June, 2001
True Story Magazine: story; Secrets of a Dead Hero, 1994
Secret Thoughts & Broken Dreams: poetry booklet, Possibilities Pub. 1992
A Life To Choose: booklet of poetry; 1991, 2011
Exclusive Magazine: Editor/Writer/Photographer; 1990
Million Dollar Driver: Bobby Rahall article; Fashion Plus Mag. 1988
Poetry Collection: poetry; Fashion Plus Magazine, 1987-89
The Unseen Gift: short story; Fashion Plus Magazine, 1988
Hunter Chiropractic Clinic: Newsletter, 1987
Ages and Faces: booklet of poetry; 1987
Worthington Magazine: Editor/Writer; 1983
True Story Magazine: story; He Wanted to Get Rid of Me, June 1983
American Poetry Anthology: two poems, 1978
New Albany News: five articles on women facing divorce; 1974
Ohio Police Magazine: poem; 1973

Portfolio and References available upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Book Cover Design
Ad Design