Tom Durkin multimedia writer-editor-photographer
Tom Durkin Grass Valley, CA 95945 530 559-3199 tdurkin@vfr.net tomdurkin-media.net Remote Writer-Editor Summary of Qualifications Staff Experience Managing Editor – Xcell Journal, Xilinx Inc. Senior Technical Editor – Raytheon Engineering Services Co. News and Features Editor – Robot Science & Technology Reporter/Editor – California Education Funding Alert Editor/Legal Reporter – The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. Copy Editor/Reporter – The Sacramento Business Journal Editor – Colfax Record Reporter/Editor/Photographer – Auburn Journal Reporter – KAHI radio Assistant Promotion Director – KXTV, Channel 10 Freelance & Contract Academic Education Postgraduate Studies: Creative Writing, Psychology and Computer Science – Sonoma State University, California MFA, Theater Arts (TV/Film) – UCLA, James P. Pendleton Foundation Award BA, Psychology – UCLA, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Regents Scholar, National Science Foundation In-Service and Continuing Education Continuing education credits in English and journalism, computer applications, education and training, leadership and time/work management. Committed to lifelong learning. Awards Volunteer Experience
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Ø Professional, native command of English Ø Legal and technical writing/editing Ø Web content management Ø Primary and secondary research Ø Film & video scripts Ø Creative nonfiction Ø AP, NYT, WSJ, APA and in-house styles
Ø Press and public relations Ø Nonprofit marketing Ø Social media Ø Editorial writing Ø Feature writing Ø Investigative reporting Ø Ghostwriting
Web content Ø Invisible People.tv Ø One Source-Empowering Caregivers Ø Fleming LTD Telework Consulting Ø International Police Association Newspapers Ø Sacramento Bee, Neighbors Ø Sacramento News & Review Ø The Union Ø Nevada City Advocate Ø Smart News Ø Auburn Journal Ø Colfax Record
Corporate newsletters Ø California Employee Relations Report Ø BNA Workers Compensation Report Ø California Education Funding Alert Ø Telecommuting Review Education newsletters Ø Placer Union High School District Ø Roseville Joint Union H.S. District Ø Mid-Placer Transportation District Books (contributing writer/editor) Ø Chicken Soup for the Single's Soul Ø Cyberscribes: The New Journalists Ø E-commerce User Experience
Magazines Ø Xcell Journal Ø Robot Science & Technology Ø Sierra Living Ø Voyance & Psychologie Marketing for nonprofits Ø Sierra Commons Ø One Source-Empowering Caregivers Ø Nugget Fringe Theater Festival Ø Hospitality House Ø Sacramento Single Fathers Political media management, winning Ø Nevada County Cannabis Alliance Ø Placer County Supervisor Ø Auburn City Council Ø Placer County Judge Ø Auburn City Hall revenue bond
Ø 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Ø Citizens Academy, Nevada County Ø Business Ignitor, Sierra Commons Ø Facilitative Leadership Ø Teacher Power! Ø Conflict Resolution &Confrontation Skills
Ø Active Listening Ø Creative Problem-Solving Ø Peer Counseling Ø Drug abuse and suicide intervention Ø Parent Effectiveness Training Ø Transactional Analysis
Ø Emmy nomination (regional) Ø Sigma Delta Chi (California) Ø National Newspaper Association
Ø California Newspaper Association Ø California State Fair Media Awards (2) Ø Sacramento Advertising Club (6)
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Tom Durkin
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Tom Durkin multimedia writer-editor-photographer
Tom Durkin Grass Valley, CA 95945 530 559-3199 tdurkin@vfr.net tomdurkin-media.net Remote Writer-Editor Summary of Qualifications Staff Experience Managing Editor – Xcell Journal, Xilinx Inc. Senior Technical Editor – Raytheon Engineering Services Co. News and Features Editor – Robot Science & Technology Reporter/Editor – California Education Funding Alert Editor/Legal Reporter – The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. Copy Editor/Reporter – The Sacramento Business Journal Editor – Colfax Record Reporter/Editor/Photographer – Auburn Journal Reporter – KAHI radio Assistant Promotion Director – KXTV, Channel 10 Freelance & Contract Academic Education Postgraduate Studies: Creative Writing, Psychology and Computer Science – Sonoma State University, California MFA, Theater Arts (TV/Film) – UCLA, James P. Pendleton Foundation Award BA, Psychology – UCLA, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Regents Scholar, National Science Foundation In-Service and Continuing Education Continuing education credits in English and journalism, computer applications, education and training, leadership and time/work management. Committed to lifelong learning. Awards Volunteer Experience
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Ø Professional, native command of English Ø Legal and technical writing/editing Ø Web content management Ø Primary and secondary research Ø Film & video scripts Ø Creative nonfiction Ø AP, NYT, WSJ, APA and in-house styles
Ø Press and public relations Ø Nonprofit marketing Ø Social media Ø Editorial writing Ø Feature writing Ø Investigative reporting Ø Ghostwriting
Web content Ø Invisible People.tv Ø One Source-Empowering Caregivers Ø Fleming LTD Telework Consulting Ø International Police Association Newspapers Ø Sacramento Bee, Neighbors Ø Sacramento News & Review Ø The Union Ø Nevada City Advocate Ø Smart News Ø Auburn Journal Ø Colfax Record
Corporate newsletters Ø California Employee Relations Report Ø BNA Workers Compensation Report Ø California Education Funding Alert Ø Telecommuting Review Education newsletters Ø Placer Union High School District Ø Roseville Joint Union H.S. District Ø Mid-Placer Transportation District Books (contributing writer/editor) Ø Chicken Soup for the Single's Soul Ø Cyberscribes: The New Journalists Ø E-commerce User Experience
Magazines Ø Xcell Journal Ø Robot Science & Technology Ø Sierra Living Ø Voyance & Psychologie Marketing for nonprofits Ø Sierra Commons Ø One Source-Empowering Caregivers Ø Nugget Fringe Theater Festival Ø Hospitality House Ø Sacramento Single Fathers Political media management, winning Ø Nevada County Cannabis Alliance Ø Placer County Supervisor Ø Auburn City Council Ø Placer County Judge Ø Auburn City Hall revenue bond
Ø 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Ø Citizens Academy, Nevada County Ø Business Ignitor, Sierra Commons Ø Facilitative Leadership Ø Teacher Power! Ø Conflict Resolution &Confrontation Skills
Ø Active Listening Ø Creative Problem-Solving Ø Peer Counseling Ø Drug abuse and suicide intervention Ø Parent Effectiveness Training Ø Transactional Analysis
Ø Emmy nomination (regional) Ø Sigma Delta Chi (California) Ø National Newspaper Association
Ø California Newspaper Association Ø California State Fair Media Awards (2) Ø Sacramento Advertising Club (6)
Tom Durkin
multimedia writer-editor-photographer
Videos Who Cares about Drug Abuse? Eye on the Deaf The W.O.W. Movie Litton Industries: Glass- Blowing Lathe It Takes a Village Harry Harpoon: Lost Party Tapes Creative Services Agency Durkin Gibbs & Associates Photography Concerts, events, fine art Screenwriter/script analyst The Burbank Studios MGM Paramount Ziegler-Ross Literary Agency
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Ø LinkedIn: tomdurkin3 Ø YouTube: youtube.com/user/durkindurkin Ø Skype: tom.durkin_3
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