Judy Alexander

1504 E. Santa Clara Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705
phone: (714) 972-8884
email: judy@judyalexander.com

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A communications specialist position that requires excellent writing skills, photography, a can-do attitude, organizational skills, detail-orientation, flexibility, openness to new ideas, and the ability to be both a self-starter and a team player.


MBA, Graduate School of Management, University of California at Irvine, March 1984.  BA in Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, 1981.  GPA 3.8.  Phi Beta Kappa, graduated Summa Cum Laude. Foreign Exchange Student, Finland, 1977-1978. Toastmasters member.


ACC Capital Holdings (Ameriquest) – Content Management Writer II
November 2005 to present
Content writing, photography and editing for a bi-monthly newsmagazine, e-newsletter and employee Intranet. Marketing plan creation to publicize the launch of an improved Intranet. Web design and maintenance of an OpenCms-based Intranet using HTML and Dreamweaver. Management of an online employee Q&A board.

Concordia University, Irvine
Fall 2005, 2006
Adjunct instructor for Studies in Public Relations (Com 422), 16-week course, 35 students. Guide students in producing a PR portfolio of writing samples (press release, crisis-management letter, fact sheet, public service announcement) and major team projects (press kit and PR campaign) for real-life clients.

Judith Alexander & Associates – Corporate Communications/Web Design
August 1986 – present
Web content, electronic and print newsletters, brochures, feature articles, photography, speech writing, and news release copy for hi-tech and industrial corporate clients, most recently for Fair Isaac and Powerwave Technologies. Web site and ecommerce design for a custom wood furniture manufacturer (www.woodworkcreations.com) and special interest community (www.literarychristian.com). Bylined articles published in Rehab Management, Home Health Care Dealer, Orange County Business Journal, and Los Angeles Business Journal. Ghostwritten articles published in Security Management, Bottomline, and Roads & Bridges. Clients have included corporations such as Fair Isaac, Powerwave Technologies, Woodwork Creations, Furon, Newport Corporation, AST, Parker, FileNet Corporation, Huck, Odetics, Tokos, Toshiba, The All American Gourmet Company, Cimco, Dean Worldwide, Martin Paddock & Boyle Accounting, and Micro D, as well as the advertising/PR firms of Lee Oliver, David, James & Roberts, Priscomm, Graphix, and Hilary Kaye.

Gateway – Web Content Writer
November 2004 – present
Content writing and editing for both the consumer and professional segment pages of the Gateway web site (www.gateway.com), as well as e-newsletters.

Fluor Corporation – Marketing Communications Specialist, Information Technology Department
July 1998 – May 2004
Project management for all communications in the IT department:

  • Prepare annual marketing communications plan.
  • Pitch articles to corporate communications.
  • Design and maintain IT Intranet site using web editing software, HTML, Flash, Photoshop, and JavaScript.
  • Prepare monthly 8-page newsletter for IT employees. Generate article ideas, conduct interviews, write and edit, take digital photos and manipulate images using Photoshop, do layout using PageMaker, and convert the file to PDF and send as attachment in a broadcast email.
  • Member of a change management/communications team. Design, write, and release a twice-a-month electronic newsletter based on guest speakers' presentations.
  • Head an event planning team for an annual fun event designed to increase employee involvement with other teams within the shared services group. Event planning includes choosing a theme, arranging for a full lunch, soliciting teams to sponsor booths, designing and posting posters, soliciting local businesses and vendors for raffle prize donations, releasing email announcements, and requesting management involvement in food service, booth and dessert judging, and raffle prize announcing.

American Datacom – Marketing Coordinator
December 1987 - July 1988

New product research and introduction, public relations, and feature article writing for a telecommunications/credit retrieval terminal manufacturer with both domestic and international sales.

Computer Skills

Dreamweaver, HTML, Miva Merchant e-commerce, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PageMaker, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, JavaScript, Lotus Notes, Flash, WS_FTP, ACT! contact management software, Outlook, Blackboard, and Sametime instant messaging.

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