Resume

PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

1993             University of Tennessee, Knoxville: M.S. Communications.

1976             University of Arizona, Tucson:  Interdisciplinary M.S. Biology / Scientific Illustration.

1973             Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York: B.S. Studio Art (printmaking).

 

POSITIONS

2012-                  Owner, Wynne Brown LLC

1999-  2012        Freelance writer/editor/designer. Knoxville, Tenn., Tucson and Portal, Ariz.

2007-2011          Publications and Project Manager, Science Approach, Tucson.

2004-2006          Director of Publications, Center for Image Processing in Education (CIPE), Tucson.

2003-2004          Senior Media Specialist, Center for Image Processing in Education (CIPE), Tucson.

1994-1999          Copy editor, staff writer. The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Knoxville, Tenn.

1993-1994          Instructor (Editing, Graphics). School of Journalism, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville.

1991-1993          Editorial assistant for Journalism Educator, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

1990-1991          Stringer. The Knoxville Journal, Knoxville

1980-1992          Owner of Brownline Graphics, Knoxville

1981-1981          Instructor (Scientific Illustration). University of Tennessee Evening School.

1978-1980          Manager of the Photo-Illustration Facility, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville.

1977-1978          Studies Coordinator of the Oil Spill Project, Ministry for Conservation, Vic., Australia.

1974-1976          Teaching assistant (Scientific Illustration). University of Arizona, Tucson.

1973-1974          Assistant to the Resident Director of the Southwestern Research Station of the American Museum of Natural History, Portal, Ariz.

RECENT FREELANCE EXPERIENCE

2013-                   Copy editing learning modules for FYI Online Learning, Miami, Fla.;
developmental/copy editing for various fiction/nonfiction books.

2012-                  Technical editing/development for Hewlett-Packard via Golden Ink, Santa
Fe, N.M.

2013-2014          Project management, co-editing, design, layout/production for Cave Creek Canyon: Revealing the Heart of Arizona’s Chiricahua Mountains (100+ contributors)

2011-                  Developmental/copy editing for Learning A-Z, Tucson

2011-2014          Scientific textbook illustrations for Carolina Biological Supply Co., Burlington, N.C.

 

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2016      Public Lands Alliance, Publication of the Year: Cave Creek Canyon: Revealing the
Heart of Arizona’s Chiricahua Mountains
.

2015       Arizona Authors Association: Best Nonfiction, Cave Creek Canyon: Revealing the
Heart of Arizona’s Chiricahua Mountains
.

Arizona Professional Writers: Best Edited Book, Cave Creek Canyon.

New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards: Finalist Best Anthology, Best Travel Book: Cave Creek Canyon.

2006          Arizona Press Women: First place, Falcon Guide to Trail Riding Arizona.

2003           Arizona Press Women: Second place, More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Arizona
Women
.

2000           SPJ Golden Press Card Honorable Mention: Work for Other Media (Newsletter Design)

1999            Knoxville News-Sentinel Outstanding Achievement Award

1998             Golden Press Card Award of Merit: Series Writing (Positron Emission Tomography)

1997               Scripps Howard Award for Non-deadline Writing: Positron Emission Tomography.

1994              Fellowship: Poynter Institute for Media Studies, St. Petersburg, Fla. Journalism Educator.

1993             Chancellor’s Citation for Extraordinary Professional Promise, University of Tennessee.

1991-1993     Graduate assistantship, School of Journalism, Univ. of Tennessee.  Editorial assistant.

1992                Outstanding Master’s Student, College of Communications, University of Tennessee.

1991                Fellowship: American Chemical Society’s Science Reporters’ Workshop, Washington, D. C.

 

PUBLICATIONS (selected list)

Science-related periodicals and books  (author, co-author, editor, presenter, or co-presenter)

Brown, Wynne. 2016. “Making Space for the Desert: Conservation Planning Connects People, Places, and Wildlife,” Planning magazine, Jan. 2016: 42-47.

Brown, Wynne and Reed Peters. 2014. Cave Creek Canyon: Revealing the Heart of Arizona’s Chiricahua Mountains. Rodeo, N.M.: ECO Wear & Publishing.

Brown, Wynne, Hedley Bond, and Steven Moore. 2010.  “Who’s Killing Crystal Creek? Exploring a Local Stream’s Effect on Public Health” (Kit), Powers of Inquiry, Science Approach. Rochester, New York: Available from Ward’s Natural Science.

Brown, Wynne, Hedley Bond, and Steven Moore. 2007. “Noodling Neurons: A New View of Nerve Cells” (Lesson Prototype) Tucson, Arizona: Science Approach. Available from http://www.scienceapproach.com/pdfs/NNeurons_Lesson.pdf

Brown, Wynne (ed.). 2006. Discovering Image Processing (Version 2.0). Center for Image Processing in Education. Tucson: Arizona.

Brown, Wynne. 2005. “SIMPLE Science: A New Tool for Learning, Teaching, and Collaboration.” Poster, Digital Library for Earth System Education annual conference. St. Petersburg, Florida.

Roth, V.D. and W.L. Brown. 1986. Catalog of Nearctic Agelenidae.  Occasional Papers, The Museum of Texas Tech University (99).

Brown, W.L. 1980. Atlas of biological and recreational resources of the Victorian coast. Environmental Studies Program, Ministry for Conservation, Victoria, Australia.

Bond, H.W. and W.L. Brown. 1979. The exploitation of floral nectar in Eucalyptus incrassata by honeyeaters and honeybees. Oecologia 44:105-111.

Roth, V.D. and W.L. Brown. 1980. Arthropoda:  Insecta (Insects) and Arthropoda:  Arachnida (Mites, spiders, and scorpions), pp. 326-346, and 347-355 in R.C. Brusca (ed.) Common Intertidal Invertebrates of the Gulf of California, 2nd ed. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Roth, V.D. and W.L. Brown. 1976. Other intertidal air-breathing arthropods, pp. 119-150, in L. Cheng (ed.) Marine Insects, North Holland, Amsterdam.

Roth, V.D. and W.L. Brown. 1975. A new genus of Mexican intertidal zone spider (Desidae) with biological and behavioral notes. Am. Mus. Nov. 2658: 1-7.

General interest books and articles (author, illustrator, designer, contributor, and/or editor)

Articles 1980 – present

100+ articles in trade and general interest media outlets, including, in part: Planning, Associated Press, Scripps Howard News Service, Popular Science, Knoxville News-Sentinel, Arizona Highways, Melbourne (Victoria, Australia) Sun Herald, MetroPulse, Environmental-NewsNetwork.com, DisoveryHealth.com, Trail Runner, Western Horseman, Equus.

Books

Magrane, Eric and Christopher Cokinos. 2016. The Sonoran Desert: A Literary Field Guide. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. (Contributed one poem.)

Brown, Wynne and Reed Peters. 2014. Cave Creek Canyon: Revealing the Heart of Arizona’s Chiricahua Mountains. Rodeo, N.M.: ECO Wear & Publishing.

Brown, Wynne, 2012. More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Arizona Women (2nd edition). Guilford, Conn.: Globe Pequot Press. (Released in honor of Arizona’s Centennial.)

Brown, Wynne, et al. 2011. Spilled: A Collection by the Dry River Poets. Tucson, Ariz.: Casa Luna Press.

Brown, Wynne. 2006. The Falcon Guide to Trail Riding Arizona. Guilford, Conn.: Globe Pequot Press.

Brown, Wynne. 2003. More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Arizona Women. Guilford, Conn.: Globe Pequot Press.

Reiland, Rachel. 2002. I’m Not Supposed to Be Here. Milwaukee, Wisc.: Eggshells Press. (Editor, contributor)

Kreger, Randi and James Paul Shirley. 2002. The Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Back Your Life When Someone You Love Has Borderline Personality Disorder. Oakland, Calif.: New Harbinger.

Glory: A Nation’s Spirit Defeats the Attack on America. 2001. Alpine, Calif.: Sands Publishing. (Contributed one essay.)

A Pictorial Atlas of Australia, 1976. Windsor, Victoria, Australia: Lloyd O’Neil Publ. Co., Rigby Ltd. (Illustrated two full-page spreads.)

 

SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES

Current Membership in Professional Organizations

National Association of Science Writers

Editorial Freelancers Association

Arizona Professional Writers

Arizona Authors Association

Community Service Activities

2014-                 U.S. Forest Service: Member, three Sky Islands Sustainable Recreation teams

2012 –                Chiricahua Regional Council, Portal, Ariz. – President

2011-                 Friends of Cave Creek Canyon, Portal, Ariz. – Board member

2004-                 Chiricahua Regional Council, Portal, Ariz. – Board member

2004 -2014      Sky Island Alliance, Tucson/Portal, Ariz. – Citizen scientist/wildlife tracker