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XX XXXXX XXXXXX, Bella Vista, AR 72715
Joseph Clark
Professional Summary
  • Self-motivated, proactive individual with over 20 years experience interacting with a diversity of people as a team worker, supervisor, and coordinator of various events.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to cultivate amicable working relationships among fellow workers and develop a comfortable rapport.
  • Ability to motivate fellow workers to accomplish objectives and goals.
  • Ability to listen actively and emphatically and interact with people from diverse backgrounds and age groups.
  • Professional expertise using computers in both Microsoft and Macintosh platforms and the use of numerous software programs.
  • Professional public relations skills; command of the English language, grammar and punctuation.  Currently a Newspaper Reporter.
  • Accustomed to working in fast pace environments requiring multi-tasking, organizing, and prioritization skills.
  • In depth knowledge of Fine Art, Art Education and Art History.  Bachelor of Art Degree in Art Education/Fine Art, University of Missouri.

Excellent communication skills Professional writing abilities

Ability to prioritize, manage, and multi-task large workloads Ability to design and produce a variety of professional art media to include: posters, brochures, signs, booklets, training manuals, two and three dimensional art

Professional photography skills Teaching and training abilities

Public speaking Professional knowledge of Fine Art and Art History


McDonald County Press Pineville, MO Newspaper Reporter/Writer/Photographer Sep 2014Present I utilize my communications skills in interviewing a diversity of people and my writing skills in completing various articles for a weekly newspaper publication, the 'McDonald County Press' which covers several counties in southwest Missouri. My supervisor assigns stories to me and I independently contact people for interviews and coordinate the time and location of interviews.  I write the articles, edit the photos and submit in final format to the publisher.  A command of the English language is essential in this position as well as expertise in the Associated Press writing rules. 
Federal Civil Service (Retired) Prescott, AZ MultiMedia Specialist, Graphic Designer, Photographer, Writer, Editor Jan 1992Jul 2014

I retired effective July 1, 2014 from Federal Civil Service.  My retirement covers 22 years of service which consisted of  partnering at all levels and across organizational boundaries for mission accomplishment. 
1. Visual Information Specialist and Manager of Media. Interpreted customer's written and/or verbal instructions to produce graphic solutions that effectively communicate that information.
2. Completed projects independently, ensuring that finished work met established standards for quality and timeliness.
3. Used computer graphics hardware and software, including page design image illustration software to create pictorial drawings and renderings of a highly technical nature.
4. Used computers and other multimedia equipment to include digital and video cameras to create, acquire, or capture still, motion, or animation sequences in support of requirements.
5. Designed and produced briefing boards, posters, branding material, multimedia presentations, CD-ROM/DVDs, and web pages.
6. Professional expertise in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, Photo Elements); Microsoft Office.

University of Missouri Kansas City, MO Bachelor of Arts: Fine Art/Art Education Aug 1983

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Newspaper Reporter FROM Bella Vista , Arkansas RESUME

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School Attended
University of Missouri