Marilyn Jones Portfolio


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Marilyn Jones Portfolio

  1. 1. Portfolio of Marilyn Jones RiverCity Productions > publisher of &
  2. 2. Career Profile <ul><li>Marketing & communications </li></ul><ul><li>Event planning, management & promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Capital fundraising for arts & community organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Media relations, sponsorships & social media </li></ul><ul><li>Websites, blogs, enewsletters, and ebook publishing </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1970s <ul><li>Edmonton Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Interface Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Idea Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Edmonton Sun </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1980s <ul><li>Citadel Theatre </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing / Communications Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Idea Advertising </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capital Campaign Edmonton Space Sciences Centre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summerfest Fundraising + Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>First Night Festival </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Founder / Festival Producer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fringe Theatre Festival </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate Sponsorships & Program Production </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. 1990s <ul><li>University of Alberta </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BA Honors English </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Simon Fraser University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MA Publishing </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. 1990s <ul><li>Publishing / Media Marketing / Writing Editing / </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legacy Magazine, LawNow, Alberta Views, University of Alberta Press, Audreys Books, Greenwoods Books, Company’s Coming </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. 2000s <ul><li>Media Magazine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher / editor / web developer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alberta Media Directory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher / editor / web developer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Joomla! / Wordpress Developer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My own websites and others </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Media Relations / Social Media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Southland Transportation, Alberta Milk, Royal Alexandra Hospital, CAREA, Gilead Pharmaceuticals, Alberta Safety Council, TecEdmonton and others </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. 2000s <ul><li>Designed and am still delivering ten different media and social media workshops to 375 arts and community organizations throughout Alberta </li></ul><ul><li>Organized the world’s first community blogging workshop in Edmonton on New Year’s Day 2007 as a volunteer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See YouTube video shot at workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Developed and am still delivering a workshop called Blog Your Book for MacEwan’s Writing Works program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See the media training section at for more info </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. 2010s <ul><li>Built my four company websites and my blog myself </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mediamag blog </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Integrated social media technologies into media training & communications </li></ul>
  10. 10. Today <ul><li>Alberta Media Directory </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>mediamag ezine </li></ul><ul><li>mediamag blog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher / Editor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Workshops / webinars / private training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Media relations, social media, crisis communications, websites, blogs, enewsletters and ebooks </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Today <ul><li>Corporate Media Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proactive, reactive (i.e. dealing with the media in a crisis) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social media training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>web technologies and social media networks Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube, etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Website / blog design and development for authors, entrepreneurs and community organizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Joomla! & Wordpress </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. What do our clients think? <ul><li>“ Our board of directors found the media training workshop helpful especially the on-camera segments. It gave us an opportunity to critique ourselves and each other.” </li></ul><ul><li>Laurie Billings </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Director </li></ul><ul><li>Alberta Safety Council </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;I look forward to our media training workshop in 2011. Always a fun and informative day.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Kendell Ferrier Program Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>TecEdmonton Venture Prize </li></ul><ul><li>See more feedback from our clients at </li></ul>
  13. 13. Want more information? If you’re interested in knowing more about how I can help you deliver your media + marketing + epublishing + social media communications in Alberta, call me at 780-695-5675 or by email at [email_address] or see or or see my LinkedIn Profile