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Having a professional background in high-profile media, as well as in PR/Media Relations, helps me tell stories for traditional or new media, understanding how editors, producers and other media pros think.

The Quick-Read Backstory

  • Gateway Media Job as Teen DJKNDK radio, proverbial 1000-watt station on the prairie, Langdon, North Dakota, before graduating from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in Speech-Broadcasting
  • On-Camera Reporter/News WriterWCCO-TV (CBS), Minneapolis
  • Public Relations SpecialistNSP (Xcel Energy), Minneapolis
  • Director of Public Information, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
  • Writer/Co-Host, "San Diego at Large," week-nightly features and comedy program, KFMB-TV (CBS), San Diego. Two San Diego Emmy awards for writing and performance 
  • Writer/Segment Producer, "Gimme Shelter," week-nightly home-improvement program, Northwest Teleproductions for Discovery Channel
  • Manager of Media Relations, Cuningham Group, Minneapolis
  • Today PR/Media Consultant/Writer, Kathe Stanton Media 

Confession Corner

On TV in San Diego, I shamelessly exploited my young daughter, bribing her with Popsicles to act in comedy sketches. Arguably my low mark as a mom was her fake commercial for, uh, chewing tobacco. On cue she chomped (sugarless gum, I swear) and grinned. Today, as an adult, she neither chews "tobaccy" nor smokes. She is, however, a psychiatrist. Who could have seen that coming?

Freelance Writing Credits The Christian Science Monitor, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Videomaker, Women's Business Minnesota, "The Superkid Catalog" (Viking Penguin)                                                           



 kathe.stanton@gmail.com          © Kathe Stanton 2015