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Rich Elliott

            Phone: 847-732-4758             

E-mail: richkelliott1@comcast.net

MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER

 

1999–2007      McDougal Littell                                   Evanston, IL

  • Produced Animated History, a collection of interactive maps and infographics.
  • Managed Power Presentations, at the time the leading multimedia presentation tool among educational software products for social studies.
  • Created Interactive Review, a collection of review games and activities.
  • Developed the social studies domain www.classzone.com, the company website.
  • Converted the entire social studies line of textbooks to online and CD-ROM products. 
  • Developed two award-winning video series—American Stories and Media Focus.

 EDITOR

 

1986–1998    McDougal Littell                                     Evanston, IL

  • Project leader for Grade 8 Literature and Language, one of the most successful literature anthologies in company history.
  • Project leader for Wordskills, a top-selling vocabulary series.

  

1983–1987    Illinois Runner Magazine                        Winnetka, IL

  • Co-founder and editor of the state's first comprehensive running publication.

  

2008–present                                                               Valparaiso, IN         

     •  Freelance manuscript reviewer and editor.

WRITER

 

2015 to present — Fiction writer. See Short Stories

2010 — Author/Editor of Runners on Running: The Best Nonfiction of Distance Running; Human Kinetics. See Runners on Running.

2008 to present — Freelance sports writer. See Articles.

1984 — Author of The Competitive Edge: Mental Preparation for Distance Running; Prentice Hall. See The Competitive Edge.

  

  

ENGLISH TEACHER AND CROSS COUNTRY/ TRACK COACH

 

  • 2008–2010      Dominican University                         River Forest, IL                                     [Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach]
  • 1977–1986      Deerfield High School                        Deerfield, IL
  • 1974–1977      Willowbrook High School                   Villa Park, IL

  

EDUCATION

 

  • 1981: M.A. English Education, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • 1974: Teacher Certification, Illinois Benedictine College, Lisle, IL
  • 1972: B.A. English major, Kansas University, Lawrence, KS

  

 References available upon request.

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