Talent, MultiMedia Journalist, Writer & Producer

Curriculum Vitae

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Diana Page Jordan

Communications & Marketing Specialist, Public Relations Professional, Non-Profit Executive Director, and MultiMedia Journalist engages creative, positive, and authentic strategies to motivate clients, businesses and organizations to empowered integrity and strengthened image.        

Expertise

  • Media Trainer
  • Events Organizer
  • Emcee and Panel Moderator
  • Expert Communicator w/diverse audiences
  • VoiceOver Artist, OnCamera Talent, Photographer
  • Well-liked team-player and leader; intrepid self-starter
  • Maximizes budget by creatively attracting visitors and workers
  • Draws positive media attention through creative strategic thinking
  • Advances brand and touts excellence through expert, true storytelling
  • Excellent interviewer and communicator in all media, including Social Media
  • Writer of compelling speeches, published articles, widely-quoted news releases

Experience – Executive Director

Executive Director of Non-Profit   Watertown NY  Sept. 2015- Aug. 2016

Jefferson County Historical Society housed in 1878 Paddock Mansion

  • Raised the museum’s image in the community, bringing JCHS and Paddock Mansion back into the light, making them relevant and popular for all ages, boosting admission by 250%
  • Revised and rebuilt the internal organization, creating a self-sustaining system to grow the number of volunteers and to increase the emotional investment in JCHS
  • Created new Events Committee, drawing in active co-chairs to keep the vision
  • Restored staff’s integrity; terminated the negative, hired & encouraged the positive
  • Introduced Brainstorming session for community, while creating/revamping events
  • Launched robust Public Relations programs, working with all media, ramped up Social Media, especially Facebook. Designed lively flyers, programs, wrote compelling, accurate news releases, wrote newsletter. Streamlined communications systems, including media lists and community calendars
  • Initiated Media Through the Ages exhibit, partnering with newspaper and 2 TV stations
  • Fundraised; worked on grants with government leaders, local businesses; engaged and energized the Board; raised revenue; counted cash; curated exhibits; kept an open door

Experience – Media

WWNY-TV CBS and FOX Full-Time            Watertown, NY    Feb. 2014-Sept. 2015

  • Video Journalist: Interviewed, shot, edited, wrote, produced up to five TV stories daily
  • Emcee: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Walk to Cure Diabetes

Entrepreneurial Work

DIANA PAGE JORDAN ENTERPRISES (owned & operated)     Jan.1999-Present

     Focusing on Public Influence:

  • Publicist, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Media expert, eMedia Director
  • Writer for 2014 sheriff’s political campaign: Orchestrated media-savvy campaign launch.  Wrote all news releases, website content, updated Facebook. Wrote Newsletters, which, sent via MailChimp, raised 90% of candidate’s political donations.
  • Program Chair: 2010 & 2011 Willamette Writers Conferences. Successfully introduced Social Media to conferences. Hosted 1,000 attendees; organized 3-day workshops and events with hundreds of agents, writers, film directors & producers.

     Focusing on Books and Authors:

  • Created/produced award-winning radio feature, The Book Page, with author interviews
  • Book Reviewer – Live Appearances on Martha Stewart Living, KOIN-TV, KATU-TV
  • Audio Author Interviewer/Host/Producer: daily Between the Lines, 800 stations on AP Radio    Network; podcasts and videos for Enhanced Books and for BN.com. In 2001, BN.com agreed to use my audio interviews for Meet the Writers instead of their print Q&A
  • Published Writer: Writers Digest • The Costco ConnectionOregonian. Stories in The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing, Where Angels Tread, A Cup of Comfort for Mothers and Sons, A Cup of Comfort for Fathers, A Cup of Comfort for Writers, Hot Chocolate for the Mystical Lover • ghostwrote 330-page book, Pied Piper • was in Writing Group with Wild’s Cheryl Strayed, Heartsick’s Chelsea Cain, Fight Club’s Chuck Palahniuk
  • Online Writer: Website content • blogger Jennings Wire: The World of Success

     Focusing on Talents:

  • Speaker, Moderator and Emcee: for non-profits, journalists, realtors, fitness advocates, college students, authors, BN.com.
  • Interviewer, Host, Producer of Podcasts & Videos: for XM, Earth 2 World Network, LawSchoolPodcaster.com, MBAPodcaster.com, Open Book with DianaPageJordan
  • Voice Overs & On Camera: Wired.MD, Tektronix, AngelVision, InternetJock.

 Experience – More Media

 AM 860 KPAM / 1550 KKOV in Portland, OR //  January 2006 – January 2014

  • Anchored, wrote, produced newscasts, and updated Social Media for News Talk station
  • Reported breaking news; enterprised stories; interviewed first responders, political leaders, businesspeople, newsmakers, people on the street.

 106.7 FM KLTH-FM in Portland, OR //  June 2002 – January 2006

  • News Director: trained Board Operators and interns
  • Morning News Anchor: solely responsible for writing, producing, anchoring newscasts

 KRLA -1110 AM in Los Angeles //  October 2000 – January 2001

  • Talk Show Host on the Pulse Information Network in Los Angeles
  • Co-Produced and co-hosted with physician two-hour radio call-in lifestyle show

 KXL NewsRadio 750 in Portland, OR //  January 1987 – October 2000

  • Award-winning Morning & Afternoon Drive News Anchor
  • Produced, anchored, wrote morning and afternoon news blocks
  • Award-winning reporter of breaking news, investigative & enterprise stories
  • Created/produced award-winner, The Book Page, with author interviews
  • Anchored the Northwest News Network, based at KXL & aired regionally

 OTHER RADIO, TV, PUBLIC RELATIONS:

News Anchor, Writer, Producer at KMJK Magic 107, The Oregon News Network, KYTE-FM & KRCK-FM, KEX AM, KCRG-TV, KHAK-FM; Live Auctioneer on WPBS-TV

Publications Editor/Manager at ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL

PR Assistant at JOAN PARKER PUBLICITY, NY, NY

Awards

Dozens of awards from AP Radio, RTNDA, and the National Federation of Press Women • Women in Communication Clarion Award • Girl’s Inc. Power of the Purse • Oregon Woman of Distinction

Interests

Lifting Weights. Dance. Singing. Travel. Adventure. Relationships. Known to Read Four Full-Length Books on a Treadmill in an Afternoon

Education

High Honors, 3.85 GPA, BS in Journalism & Communications, Specialty in Public Relations, University of Florida

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