Candace's Profile

Age Range: 50-59  |  Joined: September 2000

Chicago, Illinois

About Me: Candace Dean
1414 Kansas St. Apt. 2
San Francisco, CA 94107
H: 415.821.2594
W: 415.552.1515 x108

Account Executive
The Jona Group, San Francisco from May 15 to present
-Helped strategize for clients and suggested ways to help client avoid
-Pitched major news organizations and trade publications for
high tech clients with excellent results: won bonus every month I’ve
been employed here
-Pitched reporters to make appointments with our clients at trade
shows, wrote abstracts for speaking opportunities
-Connected high tech clients abroad with foreign correspondents to
enhance their presence in the media
-Supervised Account Coordinator

Ragan Communications, Chicago from March 1999 to April 2000
-Wrote newsletter about the media (Media Relations Report)
-Interviewed high profile media and media relations
-Opened opportunities with other departments by promoting
conferences in newsletter and posting information on
Web site
-Contributed ideas to conference planning and moderated
sessions at conferences

Freelance Writer
-Wrote health, real estate, lifestyle stories for the
Portland Press Herald, Portland, ME from March 1996 to
February 2000
-Published my own free monthly newspaper and several travel articles

Previous News Experience
-WBBM, Chicago; news writer
-CNN Radio Network; anchor, writer, tape editor
-WGST, Atlanta; anchor, reporter
-WPOR Radio, Portland, ME; anchor, reporter
-WBUR Public Radio, Boston; reporter, internship
-Monterey Peninsula Herald, Monterey, CA; reporter

MS Broadcast Journalism, Boston University
MS Community Development, Southern Illinois University
BS Journalism, Southern Illinois University

Other Interests/Skills
Travel: US, Europe, Australia & Central and South America, Scandinavia
Speak some French

Trip Journals by Candace

Name Destination Date Created
Hemingway In Cuba Havana, Cuba January 13, 2001

Reviews by Candace

Name Destination Date Written
Walking in Havana Havana, Cuba January 13, 2001
Nacional Havana, Cuba January 13, 2001

Stories and Tips by Candace

Name Destination Date Written
Hemingway in Cuba Havana, Cuba January 13, 2001

More About Candace

I love to travel to...
Santiago, Chicago, Paris, Sapporo, London
It's my dream to travel to...
Athens, Florence, St. Petersburg, Rome, Zurich