JenJennifer Hinger has a B.A. in Mass Communication, with a Print Journalism emphasis, from Texas State University (1996). Additional education includes training in Dreamweaver, visual information, American Sign Language, and British Sign Language.

In her career, she has worn many hats–from a veterinarian’s helper to Deaf Way II photographer. Her diverse work and travels have helped her to learn the skills of adaptability–to be able to work with all kinds of people, in all kinds of situations.

Her background in journalism includes working as a reporter for the Able News (NJ), Portsmouth Herald (NH), Austin American-Statesman (TX), Tyler Morning Telegraph (TX), Area News Today (Manchester, UK), and The Daily University Star (TX) .

She has also worked as a writer and editor of business information at Hoovers’ Online, interviewed for Hundreds of Heads books, freelanced as a travel writer while living overseas, written shop descriptions for America Online’s Dallas/Ft. Worth, and researched for a sociology department project at the University of Manchester (UK). Her most recent work has been as a writer/editor of KidsWorld Deaf Net and other Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center online projects.

Hinger is skilled at Web design and maintenance, newsletter and other desktop publishing, research, interviewing, writing, photography, working under deadline pressure, and self-editing. She is an expert in navigating the Internet and writing for Internet audiences, and is proficient with word processing, e-mail, design/photo manipulation, and HTML computer programs. Her awards include ones for newspaper design and layout and news and feature writing.

More personally, Hinger is a mom, wife, aunt, cat owner, and frequent traveler. She enjoys photography, scrapbooking, running, and signing.

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