Jannet Walsh


Multimedia, public relations, social media

Website – Jannet Walsh

*Experience in communication: Journalism, photojournalism, public relations, media relations, social media
*Columnist and blogger on workforce topics, genealogy, rural life, media and social technology, and more
*Media spokesperson on unemployment and workforce topics
*Visual journalism and multimedia mentor to students and educators
*Former owner and operator of a Dutch photo agency in the Netherlands with a NATO contract for portrait photography
*Spanish and Dutch language skills

*Blogging and social media
*On-air media spokesperson for radio, TV and newspaper
*Writing: Reporting, editing, press release and columnist
*Digital still photography and editing
*Digital video editing and production
*PowerPoint presentations
*Audio slide show production, Soundslides
*Skype reporting with audio and video
*Design: Newsletters, advertisements, posters, billboards and other documents
*3D graphics and videos
*Web site updating with HTML

Work Experience

Minnesota Native Daughter

Murdock, Minnesota
August 2010 – Present
This is the journey of Jannet Walsh, a Minnesota Native Daughter in the rural community of Murdock.

Mobile Journalist
West Central Tribune
Forum Communications Company
Willmar, Minnesota
October 2010 – August 2011
Blogging, writing, editing, photography, video and production

Community Relations/Communication Manager
Workforce Connection
Ocala, Florida
May 2009 – August 2010
· Social media: YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Wiki
· Design: Newsletters, advertisements, posters, programs, brochures, flyers,
billboards and more
· Producing and editing videos, and digital photography
· Writing: Press releases, brochures, newsletters, flyers, web updating and
other documents
· Purchase radio, print, cable, TV, and outdoor media
· Columnist: Workforce Connection, published twice monthly in the Citrus
County Chronicle, on workforce topics
· Contributor to the 2010 Great Communicator Award for an Institution
awarded to Workforce Connection from the Ocala Chapter of the

Freelance photographer and writer
The Florida Catholic
Orlando, Florida
May 2005 – August 2010
Newspaper of the Diocese of Orlando
A saint in the family: Story
A saint in the family: Multimedia

Staff Photographer
The New York Times Company, Star-Banner
Ocala, Florida
January 1998 – October 2008
General assignment photojournalist, including digital still photography and video production.

Freelance photographer
Limburgs Dagblad, Herleen
Herleen, the Netherlands
January 1995 – January 1997
Limburgs Dagblad, Herleen, the Netherlands, a daily Dutch language newspaper; NATO portrait contract, Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base, Germany and other Dutch language publications. Established Dutch registered photo agency JWK Foto. Former member of Dutch Association of Photojournalists.

Staff photographer
Omaha World-Herald
Omaha, Nebraska
March 1990 – October 1994
General assignment photojournalist. Served brief time on photo assignment desk.

Ohio University
Athens, Ohio
Master of Arts, Photojournalism

St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Bachelor of Science, mass communication with advertising emphasis. Minor in marketing and general business.


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