International Vegetarian Union (IVU)


For a vegetarian world. For people. For animals. For the planet.
Be part of this world: 8 - 14th November 2004
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GERRY (GERALDINE) COFFEY

  • MEDIA/PR/INTN'L RELATIONS/ENVIRONMENT/NUTRITION & FITNESS
  • " HEALTH EDUCATOR/SPEAKER/PHOTOGRAPHER/WRITER: Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Jan 2004
  • " CERTIFIED CAJA: Court Appointed Juvenile Advocate for Abused & Neglected Children: Since 2003
  • " SPEAKER/CHAIR/COUNCILOR: 35th World Vegetarian Congress "Food for all our futures," Scotland, 2002.
  • " CERTIFIED LIVING FOODS ASSOCIATE CHEF, Living Light Culinary Institute, Calif. June 2002
  • " HEALTH EDUCATOR/CO-PRODUCER: Training Manuals/Videos for Health Ministers/Students: 2001
  • " ALABAMA Coordinator: YOUNG EARTH TRUSTEES & Earth Day: 1990- Present
  • " STATE Campaign Chair: Jerry Brown for President, 1996 & Natural Law Candidate: John Hagelin, 2000
  • " COUNCILOR/Public Relations Officer: Int'l Vegetarian Union & Veg. Union of North America:1997-Present
  • " CO-HOST WLRH-FM, Nat'l Public Radio, Huntsville: Armed Forces/Veteran's/Memorial Day 1987-Present
  • " FREE-LANCE WRITER: Huntsville Times/Decatur Daily, Associated Press:1974-Present.
  • " ADVERTISING & PROMOTIONS: Account Executive: Emcee: National Cable Promotions
  • " PUBLIC AFFAIRS/TRAVEL COORDINATOR: Madison Travel Agencies: VIP Press Conferences, Etc. '84-5
  • " HEALTH EDUCATOR/PR/MEDIA LIAISON: Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA. 1977-1980.
  • " TOURISM COORDINATOR/V.I.P. HOSTESS: CITY & CHAMBER-OF-COMMERCE, Decatur/N. AL 1974

BROADCAST EXPERIENCE:

  • " HOST: "FEEDBACK," WLRH-FM Public Radio: 2-hour Call-in Forum w/UN Ambassadors/Newsmakers
  • " PRODUCER/REPORTER: World Luminaries on Nutrition, Fitness, Environment
  • " FREE LANCE NEWS/FEATURES: National Public Radio, WNDA; WHOS, WMSL, ALA-NET
  • " PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/REPORTER:Rural America Radio Network (200 NPR Stations) 1984-85
  • " PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/MODERATOR: "Coffey Break w/Gerry," WOWL-TV: audience & Newsmakers
  • " NEWS & PRODUCTIONS: Announcer/Public Affairs Programs: WHNT-TV: CBS Affiliate. 1978-'79
  • " PR/FIELD REPORTER: WYUR-TV, HSV, AL: Coord Good Will Tour: Thai Royalty: UN Ambassador
    JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE:
  • " NEWS/FEATURES: ATHENS NEWS COURIER; Decatur Daily; Huntsville Times, Associated Press
  • " CONTRIBUTING EDITOR: A.P, U.P.I, Christian Science Monitor; Asia Magazine, Total Fitness Magazine
  • " REPORTER/EDITOR: Bangkok World (NYTimes Affil): 3-page daily section:Royalty, World Leaders
  • " Men/Women-of-the-world series: Pres. Ferdinand/Imelda Marcos; German Chancellor; R. Reagan; Bob Hope
  • " "Ambassador Row":profiles on diplomats: Work published in 9 SE Asian countries, Europe & Africa
    EDUCATION
  • " B.S. Degree, Radio/TV/Journalism, Uni. Of North Alabama, 1980
  • " Assoc. of Arts Degree, Radio/TV Broadcasting, J.C.Calhoun Community College, 1974.
  • " Continuing Education: Health/Nutrition & Fitness

AWARDS/HONORS/AFFILIATIONS

  • " Pres., Huntsville Advanced Toastmasters Club; Past State Public Relations Officer Alabama Toastmasters
  • " Award-winning PSA for WAAY-TV; Arranged HSV TIMES Earth Day Media Award at UN in NYC
  • " Only journalist privileged to accompany/report on trips with King & Queen of Thailand
  • " Officially presented to Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip & Princess Anne
  • " Qualified for the First-Journalism-in-Space Program
  • " Judged in Top 5 % of Female College Athletes Age 18-25 (then age 45, mother of 4 teens)
  • " One of Top Five in Nation to host & lead network TV aerobics on USA Network
  • " First-Place-Feature-Writing, Alabama Intercollegiate Press Assn., 1980.
  • " Outstanding Student Award, Radio/TV

 

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