Copywriting Portfolio

Includes Reports, Websites, Grant Proposals, Newsletters, Press ReleasesBrochures & Booklets


Mid Columbia Housing Authority Annual Report, 2010, 2011, 2013

Columbia Gorge Discovery Annual Report, 2008, 2009

Opportunity Council Annual Report, 2006

Opportunity Council has long and colorful history, 8-page newspaper insert, 2005

The Whale Museum Annual Report, 2004, 2005

How you can help the Southern Resident orcas, 2001

Solid Waste Management Plan for San Juan County, 1996

San Juan Islands Community Opinion Survey, for the San Juan County Economic Development Council, 1990


Columbia Gorge Cat Rescue, 2016-17

City of Mosier, 2007 & 2012-13

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 2008-10

Opportunity Council, 2005-06

The Whale Museum, 1998-2005

Photokunst, 2004

Grant Proposals

Columbia Gorge Cat Rescue, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Gorge Kitten Project, 2012, 2014, 2017

Catlink, 2010

Wasco County Soil & Water Conservation District, 2008

San Juan County, Washington, 1995-2000


[Includes writing, editing, production of all]

Columbia Gorge Cat Rescue, Fall/Winter 2013, Winter 2017

Catlink, E-Mews, Summer 2012

Discovery CenterDiscovery Center News, membership monthly & Constant Contact weekly updates, 2008-2010

Opportunity Council, Window of Opportunity, membership monthly, 2005-06

The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce, Member Focus, membership monthly, 2007-08

The Whale Museum, Cetus, membership quarterly,  1997-2005: 2001 winner of Society for Technical Communication Award

San Juan County Health Dept., Prevention Pathways, direct-mail tri-annual, 1999

San Juan Boat Tours Inc., The Whale Times, customer annual, 1995-96 

San Juan County Public Works Dept., At Works, in-house monthly, 1993-95

The Metal Boat Society, membership quarterly, 1989-91

San Juan Preservation Trust, Wetlands!, direct-mail tri-annual, 1988-89

Cost Cutter Corp., Direct-mail monthlies and in-house quarterlies, 1983-84

Press Releases

[A select sampling]

Adoption fee reduced during Cat-a-Palooza August event, appeared in The Dalles Chronicle and the White Salmon Enterprise, 2013

Clinic releases eagle to wild, appeared in several Columbia River Gorge newspapers, 2013

Catlink gets grant for spay/neuter program, appeared in several Columbia River Gorge newspapers, 2010

Environmental stewardship plays key role, Enterprise Weekender, 2009

Kids can have a holiday at museum, White Salmon Enterprise, The Dalles Chronicle, 2009

Discovery Center raptor program expanded, White Salmon Enterprise, The Dalles Chronicle, 2009

Discovery Center is local treasure, The Dalles Chronicle, 2009

Raptors at the Discovery Center, Enterprise Weekender, 2008

Opportunity Council staffer receives national award, Bellingham Business Journal, Bellingham Herald, 2006

Help support Maple Alley Inn, Bellingham Business Journal, Bellingham Herald, 2005

It’s pupping season: Give seals their space, San Juan Islander, Journal of the San Juans, Islands Weekly, The Islands’ Sounder,, 2005

Honored for role in Springer’s return, Journal of the San Juans, 2003

Soundwatch to monitor young orphaned orca, Islands Weekly, 2002

Sail on the Adventuress and support The Whale Museum,, 2001

Samish Indians name orca calf in traditional ceremony, Islands Weekly, 2001

Soundwatch needs your help, The Islands’ Sounder, 2001

Whale Museum receives $250,000 grant, The Islands’ Sounder, 2000

First time in 25 years Northern Resident orcas seen in San Juans,, 2000

Whale Museum oversees bottomfish recovery program, Islands’ Weekly, 2000

Pacific Northwest orca population declining,, 1999

Metcalf to address whale hunt opponents, Journal of the San Juans, 1998

Whale Museum acts to brighten its financial picture, The Islands’ Sounder, 1998

Make recycling a holiday tradition, Journal of the San Juans, 1994

A gift for the planet, Islands Weekly, 1994


The Dalles Fire Museum, 2009

Minor International Wood Designs, 2008

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 2008

Storm Boy [for The Whale Museum], 1999

The Whale Museum, 1998

Intrepid Boat Sales & Charters Inc., 1980


[Includes writing, editing, production]

Whale Mail for Kids, children’s workbook, The Whale Museum, 1996

Fishing through Photos: Commercial Fishing in Blaine, Washington, Northwest Youth Services, 1980