RESUME

EDUCATION

  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • University of Minnesota

    EXPERIENCE

  • 2004-Present
    5 Eyewitness News (KSTP-CH. 5) / St. Paul, MN
    Graphic designer
    Graphic designer responsible for design/production of informational and advertorial graphic elements and animations for daily broadcasts and website display.


  • 2002-Present
    University of Minnesota / St. Paul, MN
    Communications Specialist
    Contract communications specialist responsible for designing, implementing websites for several University units and for maintaining and writing all content. Also responsible for promoting University research to the general public through print publications, regular press releases and coordinated media coverage.


  • 1984-2004
    St. Paul Pioneer Press daily newspaper / St. Paul, MN
    Graphic artist / staff writer / photographer / designer / photo lab technician

  • 1990-2002
    Minneapolis Public Schools
    Community Education teacher

  • 1989-1995
    Tessera Publishing / Eden Prairie, MN
    Co-owner; editorial and production work

  • 1982-1984
    Agner's Litho Service / Edina, MN
    Pre-press production work

  • 1979-1982
    Minneapolis Star daily newspaper / Minneapolis, MN
    Editorial cartoonist and illustrator

    FREELANCE WORK

  • Artwork for various clients, including:
    Finance & Commerce-MN Lawyer / Minneapolis, MN
    Mpls-St. Paul Magazine / Minneapolis, MN
    Minnesota State Bar Association / Minneapolis, MN
    3m Corporation / Maplewood, MN
    College of St. Catherine / St. Paul, MN
    Financial Publishers / Eden Prairie, MN
    Gelco Corporation / Eden Prairie, MN
    Marriage Encounter magazine / Inver Grove Heights, MN


  • Contributing writer to various publications, including:
    Asian American Press / St. Paul, MN
    Asian Pages / Minneapolis, MN
    Hmong Free Press community newspaper / St. Paul, MN
    Hmong Times community newspaper / St. Paul, MN
    Hmong Tribune community newspaper / St. Paul, MN
    Southwest Journal community newspaper / Minneapolis, MN


  • Contributing photographer to various publications, including:
    Hmong Free Press community newspaper / St. Paul, MN
    Hmong Times community newspaper / St. Paul, MN
    Hmong Tribune community newspaper / St. Paul, MN
    St. Paul Pioneer Press daily newspaper / St. Paul, MN

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