Experience

June 1975-Present
Princess
Lover of life, Dream Chaser

 

1993-Present
Freelance Writer, Photographer
Credits Include:

  • Celebrate Life Magazine
  • Cincinnati Family
  • Northern Nevada Family
  • Windsor Parent

Continued
(Also self-published an electronic book for parents who write, and I worked as a reporter/stringer/freelancer for The Williston Pioneer newspaper from 1993-2001.)

 

August 2010-2014 
Klocke Photography
Owner, Photography
As owner and artist, I handle all aspects of my business, from marketing to interviewing, photographing clients to delivering prints. www.klockephotography.com
Co-founder of P.E.P. – Photographers Encouraging Photographers – a twice-monthly meeting of local new and experienced photographers, set up for the purpose of teaching and encouraging.

 

2000-2006
One Young Parent
Founder, Editor, Publisher, Mentor

  • Mentor/support teen parents and expecting teens by phone and through e-mail and postal mail.
  • Write articles/essays for Web site (also for previous newsletter). Maintain Web site content and design.
  • Moderate message board for teen parent visitors.
  • Editor and publisher of EMPOWERED.
  • Oversee and hire writers for Web site content and EMPOWERED content. Run support group for local teen parents.

 

1999-2005
The Writing Parent
Founder, Editor, Publisher, Mentor

  • Editor and publisher of monthly electronic newsletter issues.
  • Oversee hiring of writers and columnists for site and newsletter. Write articles/essays for site and newsletter.
  • In charge of marketing and advertising.
  • Maintain Web site content and design.

The Writing Parent received mention in such publications as Writer’s Digest, Byline and Real Simple Magazine.

 

Speaker

  • Career Day, Photography – Woodland Park Middle School, Colorado – 2011
  • CHOICES Gala – 2009
  • Teen Summit – Rome, Georgia
  • Teen Leadership Team, Weekend Event – Cartersville, Georgia
  • Various Schools/Churches – Georgia

 

Volunteer/Participant

  • CHOICES (Teller County, Previously Teller County Pregnancy Center) 2009-Present – “Earn While You Learn” Mentor and Housekeeping
  • Victim Advocate, Teller County Victim Assistance 2013-Present
  • Participant in Pikes Peak Hike for Habitat 2010 (Habitat for Humanity)
  • Participant in WalkAmerica 2006, Rome, Georgia (March of Dimes)
  • Founder of One Young Parent: Empowering Teen Parents OneYoungParent.com (2000-2006)
  • Secretary of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Task Force, Cartersville, GA.
  • Member of Bartow County Parent Advisory Committee
  • Participated in Blogging for Charity event, July 2004. Raised funds for Modest Needs Foundation. ModestNeeds.org
  • Chemo Angel to young girl with terminal cancer, 2002. ChemoAngels.com
  • Mentor to writers/photographers – children and adults.

 

Other Experience

  •  Strong ability in computerized environment, using Mac or PC platforms. Software includes: Microsoft Office, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, Explorer, Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom.
  •  Can communicate effectively in print and by spoken word
  •  Photography – journalistic and artistic freelance/portraiture
  •  Can multi-task, handle several assignments/projects at once
  •  Excellence in customer service
  •  Troubleshooting and problem solving
  •  Excellent research skills, using a variety of methods
  •  Have worked with small and large groups of adults and children
  •  Planning skills, including events for children lasting in duration from one day to one week
  •  Organization
  •  Leadership, mentoring, motivational coaching
  • Flexibility and a sense of humor

 

I am available for hire as a photographer, writer, or speaker.
Contact me and let’s discuss how I can assist you.

 

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