racing expert? photographer? journalist?
You think my life was already determined at a young age as to what I would become?
Richard L. Cunningham
Kentucky Native, Born 10/24/1967
Western Kentucky University Graduate Dec. 1990
AB in Public Relations, with focus in Journalism and a Folk Studies Minor
Special Areas of Study: PR Campaigns, Print Design, Newspaper Editing, Advertising, Editorial & Feature Writing, Psychology, Accounting
Related Work Experiences:
1999-Present: Straight Circles Communications - owner
Sept. 1997-June 1998: General Manager/Promoter- Ky Lake Motor Speedway
June 1995-Sept. 1997: Editor- Racing News, Lincolnton (Charlotte)/PR Cherokee (SC) Speedway
July 1994-June 1995: Accounting Department- Hyatt Hotel Charlotte
May 1990- July 1994: Guest Service Manager- Sheraton Hotel Charlott
May 1990-June 1991: Intern- Cotter Communications, (Clients: Maxwell House, Country Time, Gwaltney Meats, Thunderdome Australia)
1988 Racing Season: PR Director Barren County (KY) Speedway
1988-Present: Contributing Writer & Photographer for T.A.G/Sunbelt Racing News, Kentucky Racing News, Dirt Late Model Magazine, Muddslinger Magazine, Behind the Wheel Newspaper
High School/College Jobs Included: Shoe Store Assistant Manager, Jewelry Store Sales, Production Assistant at Regional Shopper Guide Newspaper and Political Campaigns of Local, State and National levels.
Determined, Patient, Committed, Respected, Outgoing, Honest, and Insightful.
Comments on Writing, Photography and Design:
Writing style is more personal and character based, on-lines of a Charles Kuralt writing style. Photography likewise is more character based. Constant researcher and observer of current print designs and trends via newspaper, magazines, television, web.
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