KATHY CONDON

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     A full-time journalist and travel writer with immense curiosity. Always the teacher, it is my goal to explore and share information by writing about what one learns through adventures.

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

  • An award-winning author with the book: It Doesn’t Hurt to Ask: It’s All About Communication was named Best Book Finalist by USA Book News.

 

  • Author of the book: Face-to-Face Networking: It’s All About Communication.

 

  • Accepted by TravMedia and IMM Virtual Conference upon first application.

 

  • Established the Palm Springs Insider Guide. This guide is the go-to-site for residents and visitors to Palm Springs to learn insider tips about exploring the Palm Springs area.

 

 

  • Blogger for the Palm Springs Tourism Bureau for two years.

 

  • Columnist for The Columbian newspaper in Vancouver, Washington for two years on the subject of business communication.

 

  • Trained extensively on the subject of face-to-face networking throughout the United States, including the League of Cities.

 

  • Coordinator of $4 million Japanese Art Exhibit, which resulted in Vancouver, Washington, be named an All American City.

 

  • Awarded the National Endowment of Arts grant to explore the arts in England and Wales.

 

  • Executive Director of Vancouver, Washington, Arts Center. Led the Center out of enormous depth to being the celebrated arts venue in the area.

                                                                                              

                               

EDUCATION/TRAINING

 

Great Escape Ultimate Travel Writing 

Certified in Performance Coaching

Certified in Interact—Personal Strengths Profile

Globally Certified Career Facilitator

Graduate Anthony Robbins Mastery University of Hawaii

B.A, English University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, USVI

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS

 

Travmedia

International Travel Writers and Photographers Association

Travel  Writers Café

Board Member of Eisenhower Health Dolores Hope Auxiliary