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Kathleen A. [Kathy] Fisher

Specializing in written communications


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What do I offer? Expertise & Talent:

  • Marketing/public relations proficiency including publications production, internal & external communications, media relations, and special events coordination.
  • Can produce (write, edit, design, print) copy for a variety of media on deadline. Can translate technical information into understandable, attractive, useful written communications. Awarded national honors for design and content of school district levy election informational brochure.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities successfully. As a freelancer, learned to set & respect schedules & deadlines.
  • Skilled with Macintosh & all Windows computer systems including 7; able to troubleshoot problems. Expertise with many software packages, including design and publishing.
  • Professional-level use of 35mm, digital, and other still cameras. Demonstrated professional experience with digital imaging/editing technology, video camcorders, scanners, graphic design, and word processing. Familiar with typesetter, darkroom and standard printshop equipment.
  • Many years experience on the Internet including research, web page design and publishing, bulletin board maintenance, chat room monitoring, selling on auction sites, e-mail, and more.
  • Wisdom attained only by someone in the field for more than 25 years.

What do I want? Motivation:

  • Responsible, creative, challenging position that uses my skills and talents in publications, communications, marketing, and/or public relations.
  • Prefer position that takes advantage of my educational background in the biological/environmental sciences.
  • Room for growth, advancement potential, some telecommuting possibility preferred.
  • Number One Aspiration: Job satisfaction, a passion for my work and my workplace. Everything else is negotiable.


Where have I been? Work Experience:

1980 --> present: Fisher Freelance (formerly Kellogg Freelance)

Literary Services:

Consulting Services (technical/scientific research, writing, editing):

On-line Services:

Design Services:

Volunteer Services:


* Click here for a list of magazine articles published, with some sample complete articles.


3/2004 --> 1/2009: Library Assistant

Roy City Library
122 3rd Street East, P.O. Box 700. -- Roy, WA 98580
[253] 843-2331

9/83 --> 6/95: Public Information Officer/Publications Manager

Bethel School District #403
516 E. 176th St. -- Spanaway, WA 98387-8399
[253] 539-6000 (information & referral)

[NOTE: My last name was Kellogg during this working period)

9/82 --> 9/83: Career Center Coordinator

Bethel Sr. High School
22215 38th Ave. E -- Spanaway, Washington 98387-6828
[253] 539-6600

5/80 --> 9/83: Office Coordinator

Kellogg Property Maintenance Services
Renton, Washington

8/79 --> 7/80: Assistant Manager

Maplewood Lanes Apartments
Renton, Washington

2/73 --> 7/73: Waitress, Night Manager

Husky House Cafe & Truck Stop
Ellensburg, Washington

10/69 --> 3/70: Window & Interior Display Assistant/Manager

J.M. Bostwick & Sons Department Store
Janesville, Wisconsin


My Educational Background

1979: Received two Bachelor of Science Degrees (Summa Cum Laude) in Environmental Science and Biology, minor in Technical Writing, from Washington State University.

1973-1975: Attended Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

1967-1968: Attended Modern Business College, Kennewick, WA

1967: Graduated from Columbia High School, Richland, WA


My Personal Interests and Achievements


Portfolio, writing/photography samples/clips,
and/or references are available upon request.


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