DR. TINA MEDINA AND WENDY CARR-ACUNA
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Dr. Tina Medina
A professional writer specializing in public relations, community/media relations, technical and grant writing, Dr. Medina began her career in journalism as a high school writer and it became a profession that has spanned over 34 years.
Tina previously held the position of Reporter and Producer forBreakthrough with Rod Parsley (an international television program on TBN and Daystar Television), and was formerly the news assignment editor and a reporter for Fox Four (formerly News Channel Four). Dr. Medina has also worked in the local Kansas City media producing Hispanic media programming at KCPT, KCUR and KKFI. She was the original creative force and co-publisher of La Lista Latina, Kansas City’s first Hispanic Business Directory and the nation’s First Latino Expo, whose combined clientèle topped 800 members ranging from main stream corporate sponsors to small business owners.
Dr. Medina has written over 60 successful grants and has procured funding for a number of local Kansas City non-profit organizations dedicated to assisting the under privileged and low-income urban core. She has also written for several major companies in the Greater Kansas City Area and worked as a professional Public Relations Hispanic contractor for the Missouri Lottery, H&R Block and Missouri Tourism.
Dr. Medina became a Certified Career Coach while serving in that capacity at the Kansas City Kansas Workforce Center. Writing over 1200 resumes and many grants on a volunteer basis, she enjoys helping people highlight their natural skills and capabilities so that employers are able to easily discern what the individual brings to the professional environment. In 2015, she entered the Thumbtack arena and quickly rose to the number one resume in the Greater Kansas City Area and number two in the nation based on her excellent customer service and writing skills.
She held the position of Diversity Facilitator and Retention Specialist at the Kansas City Kansas Area Technical School. During her tenure she was able to secure two grants totaling $125,000.00 for bilingual marketing and technical equipment. In this position, she discovered that some at-risk students needed to be cased managed and created the valuable book, Hola! Academic Success introducing Student Case Management.
Additionally, she served as the Director of Mental Health at Community Linc in Kansas City Missouri. These positions afforded her the opportunity to develop numerous self-help manuals and author four books which have recently been published and released for sale in the retail book market.Dr. Medina holds a Ph.D. in Christian Psychology from Word Bible College, a Master of Arts in Liberal Arts and a Master of Arts in Business Management from Baker University, a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. She is currently pursuing a second doctorate in Scriptural Psychology from the Heart of America Bible College and Seminary.
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