Helen Holter is a storyteller at heart, embracing ever-changing methods and means to connect with viewers (TV/online news), consumers (commercial and health), and those in need (global health).
SKILLS: Helen is a journalist and communications professional in cutting-edge and traditional media, with versatile, deadline-driven storytelling and content marketing in Seattle, Russia, and beyond.
Her broadcasting experience includes local and network TV news affiliates in Seattle, Russia, and Uzbekistan, as well as her Global Health Channel.
Helen helps news, commercial, and health organizations achieve their goals by creating and overseeing content and content strategy for all media platforms, including reporting, and producing, blogging and writing, She also manages creative teams, working in both proprietary and consumer CMSs.
ADDING VALUE: Recent studies in social media marketing, global health, microbiology, statistics, and infectious diseases help Helen better understand and communicate complex issues sand solutions in medicine, health, and global health.
AWARDS include individual and team Emmys, Society of Professional Journalists, and the Alerdinck Foundation (Netherlands) to report in Russian for Soviet TV. Helen was an invited speaker at an international conference on new media in Moscow, Russia, and named top presenter at that gathering.
In June 2013, Helen will receive the Ripon College Distinguished Alumni Award from her beloved alma mater.
EDUCATION: Helen earned an M.A. in Slavic Linguistics & Languages (Russian, Serbo-Croatian) and two separate B.A. degrees in Russian and in Communications-Broadcast Journalism, along with studies in Russia, Croatia, and Turkey.