Jannet Walsh, of Murdock, Minnesota, is a multimedia journalist, educator and communications professional. She is an award winning photojournalist and photographer with more than 20 years of experience capturing images, both still photographs and video. She is a former employee of The New York Times Company, working at a regional newspaper, Star-Banner, in Ocala, Florida. Nominated for a Chairman’s Award (Chairman of The New York Times Company), was her multimedia project “Muslims in Marion” project.
Educated - Jannet has a Master of Arts in photography from Ohio University. Her thesis project, “A photojournalist documentation of Native Americans in Nebraska, 1990-94,” was presented to school children at Department of Defense School AFCENT International School, in Brunssum, the Netherlands and Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base, Germany. Jannet's undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Science in mass communications with advertising emphasis, and minor in marketing and general business, is from Saint Cloud State University. She has also received two fellowships from The Poynter Institute related to social media and multimedia.
Multimedia - Her videos have aired on CNN, CNN iReport, HLN and a guest on HLN live. She has been interviewed by national and international media on topics ranging from searching for work and to the election of Pope Francis. Jannet is a CNN iReport Awards Spirit Honoree. She is a contributor to clarkhoward.com on topics of technology. Minnesota Public Radio (MPR), featured Jannet in a story “Behind the brain gain: Ups and downs of going rural,” 2012.
Strategic Communications - She was the Community Relations/Communication Manager, Workforce Connection, Ocala, Fla., a regional workforce board, now called Career Source. Duties included events, public relations and media relations; social media; graphic design; videography, editing and production; digital photography; press release writing; web updating and media buying. She wrote on career and business topics. She has worked on numerous workforce board projects funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, is a Certified Life and Career Coach. Jannet was on the Workforce Connection staff that received the Great Communicator Award for an Institution from the Ocala, Fla., Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Society, 2010.
Teaching - Jannet is an Assistant Professor at Saint Cloud State University. She teaches an Introduction to Multimedia course, web design and video, in the Mass Communications Department. She also has an online course at Udemy.com, Video Promo essentials - Shoot, Edit and share video online, with more than 650 students around the world. While living in Florida, Jannet was a mentor and multimedia instructor at the University of Florida summer multimedia journalism programs.
Worked and lived in Europe - Jannet owned and operated her own photo agency based in Sittard, the Netherlands, as a freelance photographer for Limburgs Dagblad, Herleen, the Netherlands, a daily Dutch language newspaper; had a portrait contract with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO) at Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base, Germany and other Dutch language publications. Jannet established a Dutch registered photo agency called JWK Foto, and is a former member of Dutch Association of Photojournalists. Watch video from The Netherlands by Jannet Walsh.
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Jannet Walsh is a 2013 CNN iReport Spirit Honoree
Garrison Keillor answers Jannet's questions about Minnesota and Bachelor Farmers
live at the Minnesota State Fair, 2010. Listen to the Minnesota Public Radio, MPR, recording, about 10 minutes from the end of show, or go directly to the recording, the 45 minute mark. See related blog post.
Certified Life and Career Coach with training by Jay Block, Executive Career Coach and author, jayblock.com
Featured on the HLN – Clark Howard Show, gives a pitch about her career
Jannet has been quoted in media interviews about looking for work, the election of Pope Francis and more. She was featured in a CNN promotion and video, “America’s Choice promo with iReporters,” airing continuously on CNN before the 2012 presidential elections.
Featured in #1 New York Times best seller, "Living Large for the Long Haul"
Featured on CNN Radio, CNN.com home page
Seattle Fish Toss
Seattle Fish Toss iPhone video featured on the home page of CNN.com.
"Star Trek Into Darkness"
Jannet was featured in a CNN iReport video with actors from the new "Star Trek Into Darkness" movie. Watch for her at about 1:40 in the video. View at direct link to video.
Seattle Timelapse with iPad Mini
Jannet Walsh shooting video with the iPad Mini. See video at the bottom of this page of "Seattle Timelapse" and the "Field Notes" video about creating the timelapse video.