pollyw

Dr. Paulette Walter

Assistant Professor of Journalism / Scroll Advisor

pollyw@uca.edu

SRH 221

(501) 450-5606

Educational Background:

Doctorate in Education

Higher Education Administration and College Teaching Emphases

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Little Rock, Arkansas; December 2008

 

Master of Science, Journalism

Magazine and Business Administration Emphases

Ohio University

Athens, Ohio; August 1987

(Graduated with distinction)

 

Bachelor of Arts, Photojournalism

Minor, Business Administration

University of Alaska at Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska; May 1981

 

 

Personal Biograghy:

Paulette Walter has a doctorate with a dual emphasis in higher education administration and college teaching from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and a master’s in magazine journalism from Ohio University. She specializes in press photography, digital imaging and layout and design. She has published two books, and has a number of photography credits in national and international magazines and books. She has worked on the editorial board of two national magazines, assisted with marketing for a community outreach, and created advertising campaigns in national publications. She served for 18 years as a faculty adviser to the Scroll, the campus yearbook; for one year as the adviser to The Echo, the campus newspaper; for two years as the academic adviser for the College of Fine Arts and Communication in the university advising center; and has served for one year as internship director for the Department of Mass Communication and Theatre.

 

Publications:

Book Projects:

Present: Roadside History of Alaska, Book Project – Mountain Press Publishing, Missoula, Montana

Photographer and Co-Author; Conway, Arkansas

In preparation. This is a historical portrait of the important communities and interesting locations and people of The Last Frontier.

Present: Roadside History of Wisconsin, Book Project -Mountain Press Publishing, Missoula, Montana

Photographer and Co-Author, Conway, Arkansas

In preparation. This is a historical portrait of the important communities and interesting locations and people of The Dairy State.

1998—1999 Historic Faulkner County, Book Project

Photographer and First Author, Conway, Arkansas

This is a historical portrait of the important communities and interesting people and locations of Faulkner County.

Arcadia Press, Charleston, S.C.; 128 pp. ISBN 0-7385-0007-0

1998—1999 Historic Pulaski County, Book Project

Photographer and First Author, Conway, Arkansas

This is a historical portrait of the important communities and interesting people and locations of Pulaski County.

Arcadia Press, Charleston, S.C.; 128 pp. ISBN 0-7385-006-2

1991—1998 Roadside History of Arkansas, Book Project

Photographer and Editorial Assistant, Conway, Arkansas

This is a historical portrait of the important communities and interesting locations of The Natural State.

Mountain Press Publishing, Missoula, Montana; 390 pp. Cloth ISBN 0-87842-334-6. Paper ISBN 0-87842-335-4

1991-1996 Silencer History and Performance, Volume 1, Book Project

Photographer and Editorial Assistant, Conway, Arkansas

This is a historical portrait of sporting and tactical silencers. (This is part of a three-book treatise being prepared under contract for Paladin Press. Additional volumes to follow.) Paladin Press, Boulder, Colorado; 424 pp. ISBN 0-87364-909-5

 

Other Publications:

ALASKA magazine, Anchorage, Alaska

Provided cover, enterprise art and numerous photographs to accompany stories in magazines for more than two years. Wrote and edited the End-of-the-Trail column and regularly contributed to the news column From Ketchikan to Barrow and feature stories. Cover photograph, spring 1995.

Alaska JOURNAL, Anchorage, Alaska

Autumn 1982 cover and 24 photograph for article Art and Tradition in Miniature; published additional photographs to accompany specific stories in numerous other issues.

Alaska Geographic, Anchorage, Alaska

Produced numerous photographs to accompany articles on such topics as the coal industry, bush planes and small airplanes, prominent people in the Anchorage business community, fishing, dog mushing and scenery.

Alaska Today, Fairbanks, Alaska

Provided editorial consulting, as well as wrote articles, designed and produced pages, sold and designed advertising.

All-Alaska Weekly, Fairbanks, Alaska

Provided completed photo pages with stories on such topics as North American Sled Dog Championship race and the Fairbanks Fair. Regularly contributed single feature and sports images that were used as cover art.

Anchorage Times, Anchorage, Alaska

Provided timely news, feature and sports photographs.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansas

Photographs in the weddings section.

Arkansas Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Conway, Arkansas

Professional Genealogists of Arkansas, Inc., spring 1996.

Articles on photographic topics of interest to genealogists and historians scheduled for each issue.

COUNCIL, Tanana Chiefs Conference Inc., Fairbanks, Alaska

Provided several photo stories on such topics as the North American Sled Dog Championship Race, the Arctic Winter Games and the Festival of Native Arts.

Denali Yearbook, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska

Produced a diverse group of photographs from the UAF campus for the 10-year commemorative issue.

Enumclaw Courier Herald, Enumclaw, Washington

Produced a photo story on an outing of mentally and physically disabled students with the Green River Jeep Club of Auburn, Washington.

 

 

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Fairbanks, Alaska

Produced a photo story and article on the youth downhill ski team and several photo stories on such topics as the Deltana Fair, Elmendorf Air Force Base Air Show, and the North American Sled Dog Championship Race.Provided cover art, individual news photographs, and feature photographs for special editions illustrating articles on the Arctic Winter Games.

Fighting Firearms, Omega Group, Boulder, Colorado

Provide a minimum of two photographs in each quarterly issue from 1994 to the present.

1993 Gun Digest, DBI Books, Northbrook, Illinois

Provided five photographs to accompany article Modern Silenced 22s.

Kwibbles and Bits newsletter, Fairbanks, Alaska

Supplied numerous photographs on dog-related topics.

Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas

Photographs in the weddings section.

Machine Gun News, Hot Springs, Arkansas

Supplied several covers and numerous photographs accompanying dozens of articles. Wrote and illustrated one news and one technical article.

MUSHING Magazine, Ester, Alaska

Provided photographs of dog mushing.

Mushing, The Sport, a book by Miki and Julie Collins, Lake Minchumina, Alaska

Provided photographs of dog mushing.

NERCO Mineral News, Fairbanks, Alaska

Supplied several photographs about the introduction of the company to the community and a series of photographs in the in-house publication showing one of the employees preparing for one of the major long-distance dog races.

Northern Sun, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska

Worked as photoeditor and provided numerous news, feature and sports photographs.

Skijoring, a booklet by Kaynor Publishing, Fairbanks, Alaska

Supplied cover photograph and nearly 20 photographs illustrating skijoring techniques, gear and training.

Skijor With Your Dog, a book by Carol Kaynor and Mari Hoe-Raito, OK Publishing, Fairbanks, Alaska

Provided photographs on skijoring and the equipment necessary for the sport.

SPECTRUM, Alascom’s news magazine, Anchorage, Alaska

Provided color cover photograph plus photographs and story entitled Alascom: The Sled Dog.

State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources publications, Anchorage, Alaska

Researched, wrote, illustrated, designed and performed layout of large informational booklet on water quality regarding recommended practices, regulations and laws. This booklet became DNRs most popular and widely used publication.

Sun-Star, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska

Provided numerous news, feature and sports photographs for the campus newspaper.

S.W.A.T., Special Weapons and Tactics, North Hollywood, California

Provided photographs to accompany an article.

The ECHO, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas

Provided numerous news, feature and sports photographs.

The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas

Provided numerous photographs and photo stories.

University of Alaska statewide publications, Fairbanks, Alaska

Provided numerous informational and recruitment photographs.

University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Public Relations, Fairbanks, Alaska

Provided cover art for their 1993 recruitment issue, pamphlets and postcards.

 

Exhibitions:

Alaskaland Civic Center Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, Alaska: juried fine art show.

Ascension Gallery, Fairbanks, Alaska: juried fine art show.

Camera Arts fine art show, Beaver Sports, Fairbanks, Alaska.

19th Annual Photography Competition and Exhibition, Fort Smith, Arkansas: juried fine art show, 1995.

29th Annual Photography Competition and Exhibition, Fort Smith, Arkansas: juried fine art show, 1996.

64th Parallel Juried Photographic Exhibition, Fairbanks, Alaska.

The Bedford Times Exhibition, Fairbanks, Alaska: group show.

University of Alaska-Fairbanks Museum, Fairbanks, Alaska, photograph purchased for permanent collection.

Wood Center Gallery, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska: first, second and third place awards in people, scenic and wildlife categories in photo contests.

Positions Held:

1990 to present Journalism Lecturer, College Publications Adviser, Academic Adviser

Department of Mass Communication and Theatre

University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas

5/2003 to present Graphic Designer

Academic Outreach and Extended Programs

University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas

3/2000 to present Director, Treasurer, Arkansas College Media Association

University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas

1/91 to 3/91 Project Coordinator

Belize Mass Media Journalism Project

University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas

9/89 to 8/90 Publications Assistant

University Relations

University of Alaska at Fairbanks

4/89 Photoeditor/Publications Consultant

Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Alaska-Fairbanks,

1/88 & 1/89 Visiting Photography Instructor

Monroe Catholic High School, Fairbanks, Alaska

1987 to 1990 Photography Manager/Photoeditor/Design/Production

MUSHING Magazine, Ester, Alaska

1983 to 1987 Photography Program Director, Instructor of Photography

Department of Journalism and Broadcasting

University of Alaska-Fairbanks.

1981 to 1983 Photography Editor/Public Relations/Associate Editor

ALASKA Magazine, Alaska Geographic and Alaska Northwest Publishing Company

Anchorage, Alaska

1980 to 1981 Publications Assistant

State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources

Presentations:

February 2006 – Presenter – Journalistic Writing for Military Applications, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

April 2005 – Title III Workshop, UCA — Presenter, Conway, Arkansas

October 2001 – Arkansas High School Press Association, Yearbook Workshop, Presenter, Conway, Arkansas (hosted)

September 2001 – Herff Jones Yearbook Workshop, Presenter – Yearbooks Trends in the New Millennium, Conway, Arkansas, (hosted)

June 2001 – Herff Jones Yearbook Workshop, Highlight Presenter, Greenbrier, Arkansas.

1991-present-Annual Conference, Arkansas College Media Association, (hosted four workshops).

Organizations:

Arkansas College Media Association, since 1991; Director, Treasurer

Society of Professional Journalists, since 1977

Association of Fraternity Advisers, 2002-2004

College Media Advisers

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, since 1990

National Press Photographers Association, 1981-1989

Professional Photographers of America

Activities and Honors:

“Ultimate Kickass Adviser Award,” UCA Scroll staff, University of Central Arkansas, 2004

Adviser Appreciation Award, Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity, Gamma Eta chapter, University of Central Arkansas, 2003

E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Scholar, Ohio University, 1986

Dickey Chappelle Scholar, University of Alaska at Fairbanks, 1981

Emily Ivanoff Scholar, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, 1980

Projects:

1998—1999 Historic Faulkner County, Book Project

Photographer and First Author

A historical portrait of the important communities and interesting people and locations of Faulkner County.

Arcadia Press, Charleston, S.C.; 128 pp. ISBN 0-7385-0007-0

1998—1999 Historic Pulaski County, Book Project

Photographer and First Author

A historical portrait of the important communities and interesting people and locations of Pulaski County

Arcadia Press, Charleston, S.C.; 128 pp. ISBN 0-7385-006-2

1991—1998 Roadside History of Arkansas, Book Project

Photographer and Editorial Assistant

A historical portrait of the important communities and interesting locations of The Natural State.

Mountain Press Publishing, Missoula, Montana; 390 pp. ISBN 0-87842-334-6.