Sherri L. Ter Molen, Ph.D.

COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST | RESEARCHER | 
PUBLIC SPEAKER | UNIVERSITY INSTRUCTOR |
WRITER | PUBLISHED AUTHOR

"Communication is an intentional, transactional, symbolic process for the purpose of managing one's environment."

- Lowell "Wally" Walsworth, Retired Instructor, Olivet College 

100+ Communications Strategies

I create data-driven communications and media plans as well as social media strategies for B2B, B2C, and not-for-profit clients. View my résumé.

50+ Research & Topical Presentations

I conduct original in-depth interviews, observe cultural settings, and analyze texts to unearth insights that are used to tell compelling stories. Take a look at my Amazon Author Page.

25+ Articles, Blog Posts, Book Chapters, Etc.

I write informative and persuasive copy for blogs, direct mail pieces, scholarly books, and social media channels. Go to my portfolio.

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Sherri works in the specific, working from the landscape, analyzing all aspects of related input, ending in actionable engagements directed at producing results for clients. - Theresa Morphew, Former Client Services Manager, Rada Advertising

I found her to be extremely flexible in situations. Sherri

likes people and finishes tasks

in a very timely fashion. Sherri’s able to accept criticism, both positive and negative. -

Gary Engnes, Former Group Director of Strategy, OMD/Prometheus

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She interfaced with sales representatives at over 18 sales offices across the country. Her work was always perfect. -

Ron Cooke, Former National Sales Manager, WINK-TV

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PORTFOLIO

EXPERIENCE

2019-Current

Communication Associate

National Council of State Boards of Nursing

I am the Journal of Nursing Regulation's incoming acquisitions editor. I also work on an educational initiative called the International Center for Regulatory Scholarship (ICRS), and I work on various writing, editing, and outreach projects.

2016-Current

Freelance Writer & Editor

Self Employed
I write informative and persuasive direct mail copy, web content, and other materials that sway elections, bolster personal brands, and move people to make important decisions.  

2009-Current

Communication Instructor

DePaul University

I encourage undergraduate students to learn about the various cultural groups that make up the United States, and I push them to think globally. I also instruct them on how to design and deliver effective presentations.

2010-2014

Research Fellow & Communication Instructor

Wayne State University
I conducted in-depth interviews, observations, and textual analyses to learn about cultural groups and to understand media. In addition, I taught undergraduate students to think critically about film and other types of mass media.

2001-2009

Media Planner

Rada Advertising

OMD/Prometheus

Firestone & Cimring Advertising

I analyzed the metrics available to develop creative strategies to publicize career opportunities and to promote products, services, and retail establishments.

1994-2001

Broadcasting Professional

WINK-TV

WZZM 13

TCI Cable (TCI Media Services)

WOOD-TV/WOTV-41
I oversaw large advertising contracts, produced The Bozo Show, produced local television commercials, and matched commercial tapes with advertising schedules for broadcast.

 
 
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Ph.D. Communication

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M.A. Organizational & Multicultural Communication

B.A. Interdisciplinary Communications

CONTACT

I am based in Chicago, Illinois, USA. 

I am available for gigs and am interested in long-term opportunities.

sherriltermolen[at]gmail.com

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