ANNE RAWLAND GABRIEL
Objective: Communications-related projects in results-driven environments
HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
¨ Over 20 years of experience in communications as a writer, editor and PR/Marketing professional.
¨ Demonstrated capability to see "the big picture" and develop/implement strategies to achieve goals.
¨ Proven ability to express technical and non-technical information in a manner suitable to the target audience.
¨ Established record of keeping pace intellectually and organizationally with rapid growth and change.
¨ Effective, congenial team player who appreciates both leading and collaborating.
¨ Completed projects in a wide range of industries such as agribusiness, apparel, the arts, banking, computers, construction, disabilities, electronics, education, engineering, entertainment, finance, financial services, fitness, fundraising, gardening, green tech, health, healthcare, hospitality, marine, nature, nutrition, orgainics, the outdoors, pets, politics, recreation, remodeling, science, technology, travel and tourism.
¨ Authored and edited annual reports, articles, biographies, case studies, corporate profiles, direct-mail solicitations, fact sheets, grants, presentations, proposals, press releases, scripts, speeches, technical documents, Web pages, etc.
¨ Prepared grants on behalf of tourism, business and K-12 organizations, successfully attracting requested funds.
¨ Conducted research via on-line resources, personal interviews and paper-based documents.
¨ Directed all aspects of the writing, editing, design and production and of various print and online publications.
¨ Engineered promotional programs and created collateral materials for an array of profit and non-profit enterprises.
¨ Managed print, radio and television interviews/appearances and provided media training/support for interviewees.
¨ Directed indoor and outdoor events and/or event segments attracting hundreds or thousands of participants.
¨ Orchestrated successful crisis-communications and damage-control campaigns.
¨ Garnered consistently positive print, radio and television attention for clients and employers.
¨ Promoted and marketed effectively by forging dynamic professional, consumer and media relationships.
¨ Conducted engaging seminar, conference and product presentations.
¨ Provided developmental internships for under- and post-graduates. Placed interns in careers nationwide.
¨ Mastered an evolving array of software applications (desktop and online) in DOS, Mac, Unix and Windows.
¨ Determined, deployed and utilized various types of multi-media presentation and other equipment on and off site.
¨ Created, maintained and utilized databases for tracking clients, media, donors, participants, staff, volunteers, etc.
¨ Constructed and maintained Novell and Windows networks.
¨ Trained subordinates and superiors at all jobs 1985+ to use DOS, Windows & Mac hardware and software.
¨ Served as hardware and software technical support in person, by telephone and via email.
¨ Performed a range of administrative functions such as conducting short and long range planning; engineering business practices, implementing technology solutions; supervising staff; training employees; and budgeting.
1998-Date President GABRIEL COMMUNICATIONS, a writing services and marketing communications consulting firm located in the Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, metro area.
1993-1998 President RAWLAND-WARNER COMMUNICATIONS, a
marketing communications firm in
1990-1993 SVP Corp Comm PARSONS TECHNOLOGY, top-25 developer of
personal, financial & small business computer software and an Inc. 500
1982-1992 Tech Editor BOATING WORLD, MARINE BUSINESS JOURNAL, MOTORBOAT, SEA, etc., full-time and concurrently with other employment.
1989-1990 Item Writer
1983-1986 Editor NEW PIONEER NEWS, a
1982-1983 Editor SOLON ECONOMIST, a weekly newspaper, Solon, IA.
1981-1982 Editor SCARLET & BLACK, a
How to Start a Vending Machine Business, Entrepreneur Media, ©2000, 2003
PERIODICALS, WEBSITES & RELATED MEDIA BRANDS
Active Living, ADA’s Diabetes Forecast, Advance: Directors in Rehabilitation, Bank Systems & Technology,BizTech, Boating World, BusiNET.com, Byte and Switch, Carlson School, Commercial Law Bulletin, Computers in Accounting, Current: For People in Public Media, The Des Moines Register, EdTech/K-12, EdTech/HiEd, FedTech, Healthcare IT News, Heartland Boating, Home & Outdoor Expo, Imaging Economics, Insurance & Technology, Lakeland Boating, Marine Business Journal, Medical Imaging, MediZine's Healthy Living, The Meeting Professional, Midwest Streams & Trails, Minnesota, Minnesota Technology, MotorBoat, New Mobility, New Pioneer News; Pets.com, Petsmart.com, PN/Paraplegia News, Remedy: Health for Life, StateTech, The Scarlet & Black, SchoolMusic Dealer, Sea, The Solon Economist, Southern Boating, Sports 'n Spokes, Startups.com, Storage Pipeline, Wall Street & Technology, Wildlife Conservation, WizmoNews.com, Women’s Sports+Fitness, You & Your Dog
Acrobat, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Office (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word), Photoshop, WS_FTP
B.A. Economics, GRINNELL COLLEGE, Grinnell, IA, 1982
Member, National Writer’s Union, 1997 - Date
Co-Class Fund Director, Grinnell College, 1997 - Date
Board of Directors, American Cancer Society of Johnson County, 1994 - 1998
Member, Grinnell College Alumni Board of Directors, 1991 - 1997
Current events, history, home remodeling, nature, outdoor rec, pets, science, sociology, technology and the arts.
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Bank Systems & Technology
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Personal Tech Columnist
Wall Street Journal
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