MeLinda Schnyder

Wichita, KS USA

Professional Experience

I'm a full-time freelance journalist, content creator and photographer who is willing and able to take on mobile assignments. I'm reliable, well-versed in AP Style and take deadlines seriously. I write for magazines, newspapers and blogs, in addition to large corporations, small businesses and agency clients. I enjoy a wide variety of topics: aviation, business, sports, travel and animal welfare are of special interest.


Copy Editor
23 Years
23 Years
23 Years


Business (general)
14 Years
12 Years
Other, Specify
14 Years


Newspaper - Local/Regional
23 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
13 Years
PR (in-house) - Fortune 1000 corp. clients
14 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

23 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Wichita Eagle (10+), Wichita Magazine (10+), King Air Magazine (10+), Pilot Getaways (6-10), Active Aging (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Beechcraft Corporation (10+), Cessna Aircraft Company (10+), Pace Communications (10+), Touchpoint Media (1-2)

Other Work History

reporter and editor for Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia-Mo.-based sports correspondent for St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Technical Skills

photography, photo editing, Wordpress

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office suite & Adobe Creative Suite


Mac, PC, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Canon Rebel DSLR


on request


National Federation of Press Women Midwest Travel Writers Association Kansas Professional Communicators Wichita Professional Communicators



Trips worth the drive to see Fourth of July fireworks.
A look at regional animal sanctuaries that let you visit and get close encounters with animals.
Pinterest boards come to life at regional arts and crafts events - a list of the top fall arts and crafts fairs


King Air magazine cover article on Chris and Jackie Gaertner who fly their 2013 Beechcraft King Air C90GTx on many humanitarian missions, including Angel Flights, Pilots N Paws and organ transplant flights.