Paula Melvin

Technical Writer/Editor/Management and Logistics Analyst

Degree(s): BJ '72, MA '78

Whereabouts: United States, Ft. Detrick, Maryland

What do you do?
I manage IT documents and archival systems as a technical writer and editor.

How did you get your job?
By having a damned good resume and excellent references.

What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School?
Always be teachable.

What advice do you have for current students?
Quitters never win and winners never quit.

What is your favorite J-School memory?
My undergraduate graduation day.

Updated: November 9, 2011