Resume

Cynthia R. Walker

writech@sbcglobal.net; writech7.com

 

 

 

A highly motivated professional offering formal education in management and technical communication; I have consulted with numerous business owners in the strategic planning, organization and implementation of various technical and/or graphically produced written projects.

 

Computer Skills

  • MS: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Front Page, Project
  • Adobe: Framemaker, Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design
  • QuarkXPress

 

Professional Experience

 

WRITECH:     2001 to Present       Writech is a communication consulting company

specializing in the creation and design of various  media to appropriate audiences. A sampling of projects I completed as the owner/operator  includes the following & may be viewed at my webpage    http://www.writech7.com

 

“The Eye of the Comet”                    Comprehensive edit of Dennis Hague’s entire book published in 2016.

 

Randy Rage Radio Show                  Created website; Wrote script and consultation for a weekly live radio talk show at 850 AM WAIT 8-9 am CST airing on Sundays.

 

Elkhorn Ind. Newspaper                  Wrote several front-page feature articles

Elkhorn, WI                                        published in 2011 and 2012.

 

TSR, Inc.                                              Edited and proofed book projects.

Lake Geneva, WI                               Re-wrote catalog descriptions.

 

Stassen Insurance Agency, Inc.        Consultation with owner to Design/create

Woodstock, IL                                        employee handbook, ethics manual,

sales brochure and newsletter.

 

The Good Company                          Interviewed actors & consulted with church

Lake Geneva, WI                               personnel to write, design and produce several

playbills and programs.

 

Joe Martin, Worldwide Cartoonist  Interviewed actors & wrote newspaper article.

Lake Geneva, WI                               Revised script for theatrical benefit play.

 

Professor John Koval                                   Consultation with owner to organize video

Head of Sociology, DePaul Univ.      content for grant projects.

Chicago, IL

 

International Truck & Engine          SME (Subject Matter Expert) contact within Melrose Park, IL                             Engineering Department in the construction

of a paper and web form for use in the

Strain Gage Testing Department.

 

 

Published Articles

 

Elkhorn Ind. Newspaper               Sweet Sendoff,”  “He’s Got Em’ Snowed,”

Elkhorn, WI                                      “Living the Dream,” “Saving Lives One

                                                            Click at a Time,’ and other front page

feature articles. (2011-2012)

 

The Forum ISBN #0194-8121        “Wonder Woman”      February, 2008

Virginia Beach, VA                            Published by Al-Anon Family Group

 

The Week (weekly newspaper)   “This Man Has a Hobby of Notes” Sept. 1991

Delavan, WI                                       “Behind the Scenes…” October 1991

 

Campus Safety (newsletter)         “AED Saves Lives” May 2001

Kenosha, WI                                      Published by Workplace Violence Task Force

 

Gateway Gazette Newspaper        “DNA . . . How Reliable Is It?

Published by Gateway                      “Island Hopping on Spring Break

Technical College                              “April Fool’s Day”

 

Education

 

2007 Cum Laude B. S in Applied Management:  Franklin University, Columbus, OH.

2003 A.A.S. in Technical Communications,: Gateway Technical College, Kenosha, WI.

 

  • Senior Member, Society for Technical Communicators (STC)
  • Board Member, Spirit of the Lakes Chorus (Sweet Adelines Int’l.)
  • Toastmasters Int’l., (Advanced Communicator Silver, Advanced Leader Silver)

 

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