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Kenneth Jackson

Freelance Cartoonist & Comic Writer

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Location:Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
Website: http://www.motownkomix.blogspot.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kennethjackson
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OBJECTIVE

To obtain a position in the field of visual arts, graphic design and sequential storytelling.

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s Degree Animation, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI 2013
Bachelor’s Degree, English, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 2009
High School Diploma, College Preparatory, M. L. King, Jr. Senior High School, Detroit, MI 2004

WORK EXPERIENCE

MICHIGAN SIERRA CLUB- Detroit, MI (writer/artist) May 2011-Sept 2011

Created concepts, script and full length comic book entitled "Haunted Planet". PDF's available upon request.

MICHIGAN AMERICORPS PARTNERSHIPS – Detroit, MI (volunteer) -----------------------Oct. 2011-Aug. 2011

Designed the Fall (2010) and the Spring (2011) newsletter for Dominican Literacy Center. Responsible for utilizing social media to recruit and update volunteers. Designed flyers and lesson plans for workshops while tutoring students in adult education.

MOTOWN KOMIX Detroit, MI July 2009- current
Editor-In-Chief/writer/cartoonist
http://www.motownkomix.blogspot.com

Produced and composed articles, short stories, poems and cartoons using innovative approaches to journalism and storytelling. Publisher of “City Hare”, “Moe Malarky”, “Smith & Wes” (comics) along with MADD PROPS, 808’s & Coffee Breaks, The Confessional and Average Citizen (social/political commentary).

SPARTAN EDGE East Lansing, MI Jan. 2009- May 2009
Guest Cartoonist
http://www.spartanedge.com/090325-politicalcartoon.html

Produced political and stream of consciousness strips on the student run publication Spartan Edge.

MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT, New York, NY
Editorial Intern
(contact info upon request) Sept. 2008-Dec. 2008

Performed tasks of copy editing, creative consultant and editorial assistant for the X-Office publications. Responsibilities included: proofreading, editing and formatting comic book scripts; preparing recap pages for periodical titles, retrieved art/literary references, conducted historical research, package distribution and ad placing for periodical publications; aided editorial staff in development of ideas for storylines, character development and crossover events.
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Cartooning
Comic Writing