BAKER, M. E. (Buddy)

 

Website E-Mail Phone FAX Address
Photographic portfolio melvin.baker@gmail.com 727-385-9623 5610 – 56th Terrace North
St. Petersburg, FL 33709

BACKGROUND: Working journalist since 1973 in newspapers, magazines, online. Experience in writing, editing, page layout, book formatting & publishing. Several first & second place awards from Texas Press Assn. for features & general reporting.

SPECIALTIES: General reporting, copy editing, historical research, ghost writing, memoirs, brochures, newsletters.

PUBLICATIONS: University of Tampa Journal, producing 16-page 75th anniversary special sections for three issues; University of South Florida Alumni Magazine; Creative Loafing, St. Petersburg Times, The Weekly Challenger. Eckerd Corp. newsletter; Press releases & internal communications for University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

Books: Formatted & assisted in editing Smarten Up! Say It Right, by former pro wrestler Brian Blair.

OTHER MEMBERSHIPS: SPJ, IRE, Sierra Club; Treasurer, BAPWG