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					                                           Richard Ginn
                   220 Elizabeth Street #F2, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514
           e-mail: richardginn@gmail.com - www.richardginn.us - tel: 919-933-0100




OBJECTIVE

 Talented communications professional offering extensive experience creating print and internet media
 seeks stable career to leverage expertise toward growth and success.

SKILL SUMMARY

        Project Leadership.
        Website Development: Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla, Moodle, & other CMS.
        Desktop Publishing , Digital Pre-Press and print publication: InDesign, PageMaker.
        Marketing & Communication for print, newspaper, and the Internet.
        Digital and Film Photography.
        Graphics: Photoshop, Illustrator, many others.
        Project and Office: Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Project.
        Audio & Visual: Editing, production, and live streaming.


PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Star-Tides project: Sustainable Technology Accelerated Research - Transformative Innovation for
 Development and Emergency Support                                               2007 - Present
 Volunteer Coordinator & Researcher                                              Washington, D.C.
 Working with Dr. Linton Wells II at the National Defense University, Washington, DC. http://ndu.edu
 providing support for the Star-Tides civil/military humanitarian project. http://star-tides.net


Virtograph.Com                                                               2001 - Present
Founder & Owner                                                              Chapel Hill, NC
Developing and marketing leading edge photography applications and services for art and architecture.
Learning Management Systems                                                  2006
 Operations Manager                                                          Raleigh, NC
 Set up content management systems, including Moodle, and worked as liason with the UNC system.
Duke University Hospital                                                        2005
Laboratory Information Systems                                                  Durham, NC
Ran the hospital laboratory help desk and monitored the computer systems.
Duke University                                                             2003-2006
Administrative Assistant                                                    Durham, NC
Sanford Institute: Information collating, and Laboratory Animal Research: Library catalog project.
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute                               2003
 University of North Carolina                                                 Chapel Hill, NC
 Publication Coordinator/Editor
 Prepared community field manual in Adobe Indesign format, ready for publication when data was
 complete.

 Cornell University                                                             2001
 eCornell – Office of Distance Learning                                         Ithaca, NY
 New Media Support
                                           Richard Ginn
                   220 Elizabeth Street #F2, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514
           e-mail: richardginn@gmail.com - www.richardginn.us - tel: 919-933-0100



 Technical support and research for the distance learning group at the inception of the program.
Cornell University                                                             2000 – 2001
Department of Art, College of Art, Architecture and Planning                   Ithaca, NY
Manager, Digital Art Lab / Support Instructor / Webmaster
Ran the digital art lab and instructed students in computer graphics programs.
Cornell University                                                            1999 - 2000
Alumni Affairs                                                                Ithaca, NY
Webmaster
Developed and maintained Alumni Affairs intra- and extranet; supplied copy-writing and content
creation along with server administration (Windows NT).
Cornell University                                                              1998 - 2000
Department of Art Computer Lab                                                  Ithaca, NY
User Training and Support
Ran the general computer lab, assisting students and staff.
Global Information Infrastructure / GII.net                                     1994 – Present
Bosnia Internet Project / CyberNews Newswire                                    Ithaca, NY &
Founder and Coordinator                                                         Chapel Hill, NC
Research into Internet development.
Chromatic Technologies, Inc.                                                  1994 – 1996
Lab Manager / Sales                                                           Ithaca, NY
Helped found the company and get it started, specialty ink research and development.
EDUCATION

Cornell University (3.0 GPA) - 1994
Bachelor’s of Science, Communications
Accomplishments: Deans List.
Focused upon communication for developing nations, mass-media, physical and electronic publication;
special interests included journalism, user interface design, and marketing.
Tompkins-Cortland Community College – 1992
Associates of Science, Computer Graphics and Graphic Design
Accomplishments: Honors.
ACTIVITIES & LEADERSHIP

       Development of new photographic methods and camera systems for use in journalism and
        commercial photography.
       Co-founded an internet development organization to act as a USA non-profit umbrella
        organization for development projects outside of the USA.
       Founded and coordinated the Bosnia Internet Project; putting Bosnian newspapers online
        during the war, and to develop Bosnian Internet accessibility to support the region’s access to
        the outside world.
       Founded and editing The Phoenix, the news publication of Tompkins-Cortland Community
        College; later initiating the Journalism and Editing program at the college.
       Founded CyberNews Internet Newswire, the first newswire (email-based) service on the
        Internet, running from 1992 to 1998.

				
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