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Jim Dissett

Writer | Content & Communication Strategist

Location icon United States

Extremely well-rounded writer with a journalism background possessing a successful record of developing and implementing effective, results-focused editorial programs across multiple platforms and industries.

Portfolio

Contributed Content / Bylined Articles

EMAIL CAMPAIGNS

Press Releases

Blog Content / Marketing Collateral

Client: Denver Classroom Teachers Association
Educator: "DPS Doesn't Value Teachers"

As consultant with the DPS teachers union, I attended all bargaining sessions and drafted updates for DCTA members and the media.

Client: Denver Classroom Teachers Association
Kevlyn Walsh, East High School

This is one of 24 profiles I wrote on teachers working within Denver Public Schools.

Client: Genesis Water
Genesis Water Aqua Screen

One of four "sell sheets" surrounding the Genesis Water Rapid Dewatering System.

Client: 20/20 Tax Resolution
2017 Year in Review: Top Tax News

Broomfield's 20/20 Tax Resolution provides services to taxpayers facing IRS action against them due to unpaid tax obligations.

Websites

Client: Challenge Denver
Challenge Denver website

Challenge Denver inspires students to be positive agents of change in their lives, schools, and communities through social emotional programming that transforms school culture.

Client: Dr. Mark Levandovsky
Preventive Medicine and Cancer Care

Dr. Mark Levandovsky has dedicated his professional life to treating people, not disease - and helping patients understand their overall health "portrait," allowing individuals to make decisions that prevent illness and ultimately put them in charge of their wellbeing. Specializing in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology, Dr. Levandovsky works with patients to prevent as well as overcome cancer and other serious conditions.

Client: Denver Classroom Teachers Association
DCTA website

The first teacher's union to secure a contract west of the Mississippi, DCTA represents the 5,635 educators of the Denver Public School system.

MEDIA RELATIONS

PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS

Client: Rocky Mountain Power
WattSmart

I developed and managed media relations efforts, public events, corporate sponsorships and a consumer contest in support of the WattSmart energy conservation campaign.

Client: Utah Methamphetamine Task Force
End Meth Now

I developed and implemented a statewide media relations effort, public events and outreach to law enforcement officials and drug treatment experts for Utah's "End Meth Now" campaign.

Client: Katie Adamson Conservation Fund
Wildlife Conservation

I've worked for five years to provide media relations and messaging support for Denver zookeeper Dave Johnson's Katie Adamson Conservation Fund.

Client: Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment
Tobacco Cessation

I developed and implemented county health worker training sessions, media training and a media relations strategy and campaign when RIESTER’s “Chuck” tobacco cessation campaign was implemented in Colorado.

JUST FOR FUN

Factorybelt
The Mothers Tupelo

A fansite has republished this 1992 magazine article I wrote on alt-country band Uncle Tupelo, whose members later formed Wilco and Son Volt.

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