Experienced writer with 24 years in consumer electronics, telecommunications equipment, electronic components, specializing in writing user guides, quick start guides in digital and print format. Seeking technical writer role in fast-paced environment.
Superb writer and editor
Media relations training
Print and electronic media
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
Strong communication skills
Initiated a public relations campaign for a non-profit on a tight budget, raising over $5000 to produce live webcast at Barbershop Harmony convention.
Implemented new Murata documentation branding in close collaboration with marketing and design department.
Installed Laughlin AFB's first desktop publishing system for producing base newspaper.
Technical Communications Specialist04/2013 － CurrentMurata Electronics North America, Inc.Carrollton, TX
materials such as data sheets, product briefs, technical manuals, and quick
start guides needed to document and promote Murata's products.
Collaborate with product line directors in effectively supporting existing and future
Photograph components and adapt photos for use in documentation.
Volunteer - Director of Marketing and PR01/2012 － 12/2015Southwestern District, Barbershop Harmony SocietyFort Worth, TX
Facilitate communications across the five-state district (Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana) between 46 chapters, the general public and media using email newsletters, email blasts, district website, social media and direct contact with media representatives.
For annual convention, produce the program, webcast, recruit and supervise vendors, recruit volunteers and send press releases for the event.
Latest webcast attracted more than 12,000 viewers across the country.
The 2015 convention was featured in an article by the Ft. Worth Star-telegram.
Quartet featured on local CBS affiliate, Channel 11
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Companies Worked For:
Murata Electronics North America, Inc.
Southwestern District, Barbershop Harmony Society
Powerwave UniversityPowerwave Technologies, Inc
Nokia Mobile Phones
Uniden America Corp
University of Phoenix
University of Texas at Arlington
Job Titles Held:
Technical Communications Specialist
Volunteer - Director of Marketing and PR
Senior Technical Writer
Senior Technical Writer, Publication Coordinator
Chief, Public Affairs Division (rank - Captain)
University of Phoenix - Visual Communications Certificate Bachelor of Arts : University of Texas at Arlington - Communications, Radio/TV
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