J. Christy McKibben


Skills Summary

Editing, proofreading, writing
Articles, blog postings, brochures, documents, e-books, faculty documents, glossary pages, how-to guides, medical documents, newsletters (weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly), technical writing/editing, workshop materials, other projects
Brochures, e-books, how-to guides, logos, newsletters, PowerPoint presentations, websites, other projects
Adobe products, Canva, Constant Contact, Google Docs, Microsoft Office, Open source software (multiple), Pixteller, Prezi, social media, WordPress, other tools
Audited medical records in a hospice facility
Educated and coached new employees on customer service techniques
Trained new employees to proofread documents at a financial company
Guided new employees through data entry methodology
Deescalated callers’ phone calls and gave helpful tips to team to improve their skills

Education & License 

Bachelor of Science, Technical Communication, Arizona State University
Associate of Applied Science, Practical Nursing, Hennepin Technical College
Licensed Practical Nurse, North Carolina Permanent License #76621

Past & Current Experience

Author & cover illustrator: Let’s Talk About…Cockroaches! (e-book)
Author & illustrator: My Pal Tiernan’s Coloring Book 1: Cats, Cats, & More Cats (paperback)
Author & Illustrator: Hey Tiernan! Where’s Your Tail? (e-book and paperback)
Author: Living in Darkness: Understanding the Dark Cloud of Depression (e-book and paperback)
Writer & editor: Cat Angels Pet Adoptions internal newsletter, 2016-current (entirely remote)
Freelance writer/editor/web designer: Indelible Productions, 2017 (entirely remote)
Freelance writer/editor/web designer: Extreme Adrenaline Fest, 2017 (entirely remote)
Freelance writer: iBus Media, 2017 (entirely remote)
Freelance writer/blogger: CODA Concepts, LLC, 2016 (entirely remote)
Freelance writer: Study.com, 2015 (entirely remote)
Quality improvement technician Licensed Practical Nurse: Transitions LifeCare, North Carolina
Licensed Practical Nurse: St. Anthony’s Hospital, Patient Care Unit, Florida
Administrative specialist: University of Minnesota, St. Paul campus
Advanced customer service representative: American Express Financial Advisors, Minnesota
Preschool/Pre-K teacher: Especially for Children, Minnesota
Primary teacher, assistant teacher, aide: KinderCare, Minnesota
Volunteer, Cat Angels Pet Adoptions 2015-current
Working with cats and kits in facility; writing and editing internal weekly newsletter

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