Harold Barnes III
10605 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73162



Objective: Position as Interior Designer.  Portfolio available upon request.
HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS______________________________________________

•Award Winning Interior Design

•Award Winning Editor of weekly publication

•Weekly correspondent for KJ 103 FM radio as Harold the Idol Diva

•Completely revamped two Air Force Web pages

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE ______________________________________________________
•Managed team of four to execute winning design in first ever design competition fundraiser

•Manage story production and quality control of weekly online publication

•Directed and coached staff of up to 18 people for daily and weekly publications

•Interior design hand-selected by independent panel and showcased in Norman Transcript

•Proficient in AutoCad, 3DS MAX, Photoshop, PageMaker 6.5, Quark Express

•Created original graphics, house advertisements, layouts and mast heads

•Planned and executed daily newsletter as editor over 13 photographers and five writers


•Digitally capture photos for weekly publication in Scene and Dish columns for HNOKC.COM

•Photographs featured in Air Force Link, Airman Magazine and regional Web pages

•Trained in digital photography with more than six years experience of execution

•Raised thousands of dollars at OKC Pride Inc. fundraiser as lead organizer

•Planned and executed tours for more than 500 people from across America

•Coordinated helicopter flyover, hero recognition, for Great Falls Dodgers with 5,000 fans

•Secured and published interviews with American Idols: Kelly Clarkson and Jim Verraros for exclusive coverage

•Secured and published interview with actress Kirstie Alley; article, photos distributed Air Force-wide

•Penned more than 400 sharp, concise articles ranging from hard news to commentaries

•More than 20 articles published by regional and national electronic distribution outlets

•Organized History Channel interview for retired lieutenant general

•Arranged interviews and escorted CNN and Associated Press during 2002 Air Power Day

•CBS, ABC affiliates broadcast to audience of 63,000 at GF Dodger’s airmen recognition

AWARDS & EDUCATION______________________________________________________
•Won 1st Place Interior Design in OU College of Architecture alumni fundraiser

•Won coveted nomination for NeoCon competition as University of Oklahoma’s representative submission

•Won 1st Place Commercial Enterprise Newspaper as editor for AF Space Command

•Won 3rd Place Graphic in Support of Story for Air Mobility Command

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY_______________________________________________________
2000 – 2002                 News Editor                                          Great Falls, Mont.
2002 – 2003                 News Editor                                           South Korea
2003 – 2004                 Community Relations Chief                  Wichita, Kan.
2004 – 2005                 Business Manager                                 Oklahoma City, Okla.
2004 – 2008                 Licensed Loan Officer/Manager           Oklahoma City, Okla.
2005 – 2008                 Assistant Managing Editor                    Oklahoma City, Okla.
2005 – Present             On-air personality/commentator          Oklahoma City, Okla.


1/2005 – Present . Program Commentator . Clear Channel Radio . Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

-Critique American Idol contestant performances
-Create original material for mass communication to 102.7 FM audience to include online listeners
-Adapt to live format and stimulating interplay
-Dialogue with on-air personalities

1/2005 – 12/2008 . Assistant Managing Editor . HNOKC.com . Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

-Consistently decisive on editorial board
-Create weekly columns for online distribution
-Cover community events with journalistic photographs and articles
-Manage Web site content for excellence
-Create graphics for unique projects
-Analyze date for future site progression

12/2004 – 8/2007 . Senior Mortgage Originator . CitiMac Mortgage Solutions LLC . Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

-Originate loans for diverse clientele
-Meticulously organize loan documents
-Contact hundreds of clients by phone to establish lasting business relationships
-Create and distribute marketing materials to massive database

8/2004 – 12/2004 . Business Manager . Hudiburg Auto Group . Midwest City, Oklahoma

-Skillfully structured financing for automobile purchases
-Established lasting relationships with clients

1/2000 – 8/2004 . Chief Community Relations; Newspaper editor . US Air Force . Wichita, Kansas

•Award winning journalism skills
•Completely revamped two Air Force Web pages
•Successfully coordinated media coverage and participation for large events
•Unflappable under pressure; single handedly planned, created publications


Bachelors in Interior Design from University of Oklahoma College of Architecture 2011 . Norman, Oklahoma

•Designs featured in university’s fundraising campaign

•Named top design by alumni votes in University competition

•Design hand-selected to represent University of Oklahoma for NeoCon competition

•Interior Design major in the College of Architecture

•Projects chosen as future examples of excellence

•Excelled in oral presentations and project boards

•Volunteered for college’s fundraising campaign

1/2002 – 12/2002 . University of Maryland University College . Some Coursework Completed


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