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Kim Irene Martin
Kimpel 116
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
479/575-7700
kimartin@uark.edu
http://www.uark.edu/~kimartin/

 

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Education
B.S.Ed. (1991)
M.A. English (1995) University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Graduate level research topics:

  • gender portrayals in contemporary film
  • gender portrayals in Elizabethan literature
  • John Gould Fletcher and the songs of Emma Dusenbury
  • linguistics and linguistic evolution
  • IQ and productivity prediction

 

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Honors, Affiliations and Certifications
  • photo accepted for Walton Arts Center's "One for the Road" exhibition, summer 2003
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Arkansas Teacher's Certificate (high school and middle school English and Journalism)
  • First Class and General Radiotelephone Licenses
  • National Association of Radio and Telecommunications Engineers (ten-year member)
  • nine Addy awards (Northwest Arkansas Advertising Federation, 1986-1989)
  • American Mensa Limited
  • Intertel (lapsed)
  • Modern Language Association
  • Honorable mention, Canon photo contest, 1984

 

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Early Education
Attended Western High School in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., later the Duke Ellington School for the Arts, known for its notable artists and musicians on faculty.

Early childhood, high school and early college training:

  • Spanish (as college major)
  • French (fluent by age 15)
  • theatre
  • elocution
  • classical voice
  • ballet and modern dance (Graham school)
  • dance and choreography (as second college major)

 

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Academic Employment
Instructor, UA Department of Journalism (1995-present),
Graduate Faculty Status II-T

Courses taught:

  • Creative Strategy in Advertising (JOUR4423), required for Ad/PR sequence
    • Student Creative Strategy project (Fall 1996) took national awards in two divisions in the University of Oklahoma's Creative Genius Awards (1997).
  • Computer Graphics (JOUR3003)
  • Web Design (JOUR3093, 405V)
  • Media Tech (JOUR2063), prerequisite for design & graphics classes.
  • Advertising Principles (JOUR3723) Fall 2004

Overall Purdue median (1995-date): 4.7

Service:

  • department first-contact for computer lab troubleshooting
  • department Macintosh lab administrator
  • responsible for UA Journalism web site
  • department internship coordinator

    University of Arkansas merit rating for last year reported: 8.0

Teaching and research interests:

  • writing skills
  • computer applications
  • design skills
  • history as narrative: changing contemporary views of the past
  • history & demography: how do yesterday's events shape what we see and how we're seen today?

 

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Academic Employment
Editorial Assistant, Publications Consultant, Arkansas Historical Association (1993-2001)
  • Arkansas Historical Quarterly Index, 1945-1999 now online.
  • Arkansas History Resource Guide design and production in collaboration with Arkansas History Institute (1998)
  • Capital Campaign Endowment brochure (1995)
  • newsletters, programs, flyers
  • grantwriter for Arkansas History Summer Institute, with grants totalling $217,342.72 (1998 and 2000)
  • Book Reviews data management (1994-1998)
  • Conference of Historical Journals data management (1997-2001)

Webmaster, University of Arkansas Press

  • website redesign and online data management (2001—)

Editor, UA Foundation

  • The Wilsons of Excelsior (ed. 2000)

 

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Professional Radio
Production Manager, KCIZ/KQXK (1986-1989)
  • department with five producers
  • advertising and promotional copy
  • voiceover and production
  • production traffic
  • programming traffic
  • public affairs director (interviews, etc.)
  • agency liaison
  • production of print ads
  • nine Addy awards (Seven for KCIZ/KQXK; two for voiceover for Corrinnia Briggs agency radio campaign)

Producer and Air Talent, KUAF (NPR) (1983-1986)

  • Developed, produced UA Spotlight Performances and Classics by Request
  • field recording

Classical Music Director, KNWA-FM (1981-1983)

  • producer, air talent, buyer

 

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Intern, University of Arkansas Press (1992-1993)
  • graduate internship in marketing department
  • ad design, mailings

Reporting, Composition, Typesetting, Photography, Cherokee Group Newspapers (1992-1996)


Owner, Publisher, Editor & Managing Editor, Opus One (1985-1986)

  • founding partner, monthly arts journal and recording facility
  • included KUAF Program Guide
  • recording arm of company recorded Northwest Arkansas Symphony's performance of William Grant Still's "Afro-American Symphony," released in 1986

Managing Editor/Sales Manager, Grapevine (1983-1985)

  • Promoted from sales rep to sales manager, then managing editor.

 

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Freelance (kimartin.com)

TCB (2007)

  • Voiceover (Voice of God) for Wal-Mart annual meeting

Phoenix International, Inc. (2003—)

  • Redesigned website for this book publisher. Included online payment system.

We the People (2000) (Arkansas Dept. of Education)
  • newsletters, programs

Black History Task Force
(Arkansas Dept. of Education, Social Studies Div.)

  • African American History Resource Guide (book) and website (1999)

Council of State Social Studies Specialists (1999)

  • program for annual meeting

Arkansas Council for the Social Studies (1994-1998)

  • newsletters, programs

Teachers of Arkansas Studies Council (1994-1995)

  • newsletters, programs

Inacom (1995)

  • software instructor

Agricultural History Association (1993)

  • membership recruitment flyer

 

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Volunteer
Board of Directors, Humane Society of the Ozarks (2004—)
Mardi Gras, Demented Krewe of Dickson (1997)
  • publicity and grantwriting

Arkansas Apple Festival Committee (1992-1999)

  • publicity chair (1994-1998)
  • ad design and copywriting
  • print and radio production
  • media buys

Kaleidoscope (1998-1999)

  • assisted in startup of local entertainment monthly

Odyssey of the Mind (1992-1996)

  • judge for this problem-solving competition for school-age children

United Community Services (1995)

  • board of directors

Integra (1995)

  • editor of the international journal of Intertel, a top 1% IQ society (circ. 1700)

 

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Articles/Papers

Review of Creative Strategy in Advertising, 6th ed.

  • named in acknowledgment of 7th ed. (Morton: 2001) and quoted, unattributed, in text

"Samuel Moore Walton"


"Samuel Moore Walton"


"Everyday Sin:
The Mundane and the Monstrous in Three Films by Bob Fosse"

  • presented at the Conference on the Sacred and the Profane (Atlanta, 1995)
  • published in Integra

 

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Other Publications
Photograph of University of Arkansas Press published in Citiscapes, June 2003.
The Wilsons of Excelsior: The Family, the Land, and the House (Fayetteville: Phoenix International, 2000)
  • This history of the home of Mrs. Charles Kittrell was spearheaded by Prof. Willard Gatewood. Served as editor.

University of Arkansas Department of Journalism website
(1999—)
 


African American Resource Guide and website
(Little Rock: Black History Task Force, Arkansas Dept. of Education, Social Studies Div., 1999)


Arkansas History Resource Guide and website
(print version, Fayetteville: Arkansas History Institute, 1998; website, Little Rock: Department of Arkansas Heritage, 2002)
 

In That Predicament: Life During the Great Depression in Arkansas (Fayetteville: Arkansas Historical Association, 1996)

  • associate producer of this short film on the memories of fifties rock musician Billy Lee Riley

Arkansas Historical Association Capital Campaign Endowment brochure

  • wrote and designed this 16-page four-color brochure (1994)

Arkansas Historical Quarterly Index, 1945-1999
(for publication soon)

 

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Current Projects
University of Arkansas Press website
  • ongoing maintenance and redesign, including online shopping and online data management (2001—)

Other web design projects


Upcoming projects

  • Roy Reed, former Arkansas Gazette and New York Times reporter, under the auspices of the Arkansas Center for Oral and Visual History, will be writing a book based on interviews with former employees of the Arkansas Gazette. My role in this project will be as grant writer, technical consultant, and indexer.