Professional Work Experience:
Contract Editor of FEED•LOT Magazine -- Control editorial content of magazine, work closely with freelance contributors to provide up-to-date articles for publication, maintain web presence, create & distribute weekly e-newsletter, travel to represent client at national events, editorial layout of printed publication
Freelance Writing for many national accounts, including the American Quarter Horse Association (Quarter Horse Journal, America's Horse), the National Cutting Horse Association (Chatter Magazine), Morris Communications (Quarter Horse News), Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (Cattleman Magazine), market research for national firms like Pfizer Animal Health and many other state, regional and local clients.
Photography for national accounts as well as local customers, ranging from livestock and equine marketing photography to family portraits.
Graphic Design for national accounts as well as local customers, ranging from complete advertising campaigns, brochures and newsletters to custom Christmas cards and graduation invitations.
Ever since I was a little girl, I loved to write and draw. My father is a writer and photographer, so I guess I came by it naturally. I grew up outside Amarillo, Texas, and horses were a constant in my life. Beginning at the age of five, I showed horses in 4-H and AQHA competitions.
Quark XPress, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Canon EOS SLR Photo Systems, Photography
Areas of Espertise
Writing/Editing, Graphic Design, Photography, Media Management, Advertising, Editorial Layout (magazine, newsletters, brochures, posters, business promotion)
Other Business Ventures:
D&S Cattle Co. — a preconditioning stocker operation owned by my husband, Doug Dunkel
Coleman Land & Cattle — our family cow/calf operation of about 100 Angus-influenced crossbred cows
Archer City ISD School Board Member
4-H Leader & Volunteer