About Me

Helen-2015-BW-HSWhile I'm more comfortable promoting other people, if you are going to hire someone to help your business you want to know what their background is -- so here it goes. I have a bachelor's degree in broadcast and film communications from the University of Alabama, and a master's in Engineering (Information Engineering Management) from UAB. I've worked in and around communications since college. My media experience includes everything from being an on air radio news talent to writing the evening and morning news as a television producer. I've worked for universities as well as private and publicly traded companies and one non-profit. I've been in the midst of and worked through some of the biggest crisis situations in the region including the HealthSouth financial scandal, the bombing of the New Women All Women Health Clinic near UAB, and two bank mergers. My specialties include web content, video production, crisis communication, media relations, social media management and writing for internal and external publications. In 2000, I earned national accreditation in public relations (APR) through the Public Relations Society of America (kind of like a CPA for PR people).

If you want the whole detailed past, visit my LinkedIn profile.