MY EXPERIENCE

Training

American Writers and Artists, Inc. (AWAI)

The world’s leading provider of copywriting training programs.

Toastmasters International

A nonprofit educational organization that operates worldwide. Its purpose is to help members improve their communication, public speaking and leadership skills.

University of North Texas, B.A. Journalism

One of the nation’s largest universities, offering 101 bachelor’s, 82 master’s, and 38 doctoral degree programs.

The Mayborn School of Journalism at UNT has been a major provider of professionals and academics for all forms of media, profit and nonprofit communication organizations since 1945.

It offers five concentrations – Broadcasting, Broadcast/Digital, Digital Print, Photo Journalism and Public Relations.

Collin College

Public college offering continuing education and more than 100 degrees and certifications in a wide range of disciplines.

 

Affiliations

Society of Professional Journalists

The Society of Professional Journalists has 7500 members. It is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909, the organization works to inspire and educate current and future journalists through professional development. It also protects First Amendment guarantees and freedom of speech and press through its advocacy efforts.

Sigma Delta Chi, Journalism Honor Fraternity

SDX is the precursor to the Society of Professional Journalists. A high grade point average was required for an invitation to join.

AWAI, American Writers and Artists, Inc.

Premier copywriting trainers and industry networkers

PWA, Professional Writers’ Alliance

Professional writers’ community providing tools, training, industry connections and information

Nonprofits

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.

CARE – Humanitarian Aid and Development Agency

CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and to achieve social justice.

Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

The Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse’s mission is to improve the health, safety and well-being of the North Texas community by reducing the impact of alcohol and drugs.

Dallas Youth Services Corps

The Dallas Youth Services Corps (DYSC) was a service-learning program that provided older teenagers and youth adults with opportunities to develop or enhance their lives through employment services, GED equivalency diploma classes, human services, informal or continuing education.

Circle Ten Boy Scouts Council

The Boy Scouts of America is the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training.

Altrusa International – Dallas, Women’s Service League

Altrusa International provides community service, develops leadership, fosters international understanding and encourages fellowship by an international network of executives and professionals in diversified career classifications. Altrusa vision: Leading in service – giving the gifts of leadership and service to communities worldwide.

The Ireland Funds

The Ireland Funds’ mission is to harness the power of a global philanthropic network of friends of Ireland to promote and support peace, culture, education and community development across the island of Ireland and among Irish communities around the world.