Professional experience includes award-winning essays & short stories, several years with a noted newspaper (as reporter & News Editor), a stint in television creating, producing & hosting a regional PBS program, successful public speaking engagements, informative events, plus marketing & sales successes on a national level.
I've written Grant Applications, Business & Marketing Plans, Speeches, CVs, Cover Letters, Travel Articles, Biographies, Sales/Advertising Copy, Management Articles; Penned TV Scripts, Short Stories, Novels, Novellas, Many Essays, & Commentary on Politics & Social Issues. I've published interviews with politicians & celebrities, covered breaking news, reviewed plays, books & movies, engaged in investigative journalism, & wrote a Masters Thesis on Grants Administration in the Public Sector.
I've earned a Masters (MPA) in Public Administration; B.A. in Language/Literature (Major-Speech Broadcasting/Minors-Mass Media & Law) & a CFP designation. Love to read, paint and travel.
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Self Employed : Taylor, Taylor and Associates; Current owner: Tell It Write - Say It Well (Writing)
Oct 1983 - Present
Semi-retired from owned life insurance and financial services firm, Taylor, Taylor and Associates. I continue to receive commission income from this firm and provide occasional client service, as needed. My writing business is Tell It Write - Say It Well.
MPA - Master of Public Administration awarded 1984; B.A. in Language and Literature awarded 1974
University of South Florida, United States 1967 - 1984
Certified Financial Planner
College for Financial Planning, Centennial, CO
Completed 18 month course of study to qualify for examination to become a Certified Financial Planner (CFP); CFP designation awarded November, 1987. No longer practicing, but am qualified in financial writing and research.