Doreen Poreba

Stuart, FL USA

Professional Experience

An experienced freelance writer, I write everything from newspaper and magazine articles to news releases. I've also written a book on creativity that Penguin Random House Company published in May 2015. I write regularly for several regional magazines and also am contracted to do photography and video work. Additionally, I am seen as an expert on the subject of creativity and conduct workshops and do one on one coaching.


30 Years
30 Years
Other, Specify
30 Years


30 Years
15 Years
Other, Specify
18 Years


Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
15 Years
Newspaper - Local/Regional
30 Years
PR (firm) - Small to mid-sized corp. clients
30 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

30 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

The Palm Beach Post (10+), PBG Lifestyle Magazine (10+), Hobe Sound/Tequesta Magazines (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Palm Beach Outlets (10+), Dreamstar Custom Homes (10+), Penguin Random House (1-2)

Other Work History

THE PR CZAR® INC., Stuart, Florida President/Founder/Owner since 1998 CREATIVE CABOOSE, a division of The PR Czar® Inc., Stuart, Florida - 2011 - present Certified Creativity Coach and Author Previous Staff Positions: SUNFEST OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC., West Palm Beach, Florida Marketing & Public Relations Manager THE MIAMI HERALD PUBLISHING COMPANY, West Palm Beach, Florida Community Relations Manager NORTHWOOD UNIVERSITY, West Palm Beach, Florida Director of Public Relations WPEC-TV, CHANNEL 12, West Palm Beach, Florida South County Bureau Chief, Morning News Anchor, Reporter

Technical Skills

Video editing (Final Cut), Photo Editing (Photoshop)

Foreign Language Skills




Computer Skills

Microsoft Office, Final Cut X, Adobe Photoshop, and a number of other Mac programs


I'm a "gadget queen," owning and operating numerous digital cameras (mostly Nikon and Sony), video cameras (Sony), Macintosh desktop and laptop systems, Tascam audio recorder

Work Permits & Visas



Christopher Hayes, editor, PBG Lifestyle Magazine -, (561) 307-4191 Lori Cates Hand, executive acquisitions editor, DK Publishing (Penguin Random House),, (317) 428-3551 Frank Valente, president & CEO, Humane Society of the Treasure Coast,, (772) 600-3200


• Won more than 60 awards for professional programs and projects entered in the Gold Coast Public Relations Council’s Bernays Awards, Florida Public Relations Association’s Golden Image Awards, the International Festivals & Events Association’s annual media competitions, Women in Communications’ Ace Awards and photography competitions. • Certified as a Creativity Coach by the Creativity Coaching Association, January 2014. • Won the 1994 Star Award from the Palm Beach County Chapter of Women in Communications, Inc. and the 1991 Up & Comers Award in the Public Relations/Public Affairs category from Price Waterhouse and South Florida Magazine. • Presented with a statewide Distinguished Service Award from The Florida Literacy Coalition, Inc. for exceptional contributions to literacy efforts in 1991. • Achieved public relations accreditation (APR) in September 1988 from the Florida Public Relations


Creativity Coaching Association Florida Public Relations Association