cynthia lovan

New York, NY USA

Professional Experience

I am a diverse creative professional with experience and interest in working in the following areas: feature writing, graphic design, publishing, advertising, public relations, marketing, project management, and film and video production.


15 Years
Production (print)
18 Years
18 Years


Family, Children & Teenagers
10 Years
Home & Garden
18 Years
18 Years


Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
18 Years
Newspaper - Local/Regional
18 Years
PR (in-house) - Small to mid-sized corp. clients
15 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Technical Skills

Desktop publishing & graphic design.

Computer Skills

InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Professional, PageMaker, QuarkXPress, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and ImageReady.


Britany Baker Senior Art Director, Leo Weekly 640 S. 4th St., ste 100 Louisville, KY 40202 502-299-2652 Thomas E Walsh Verizon Operations Manager McCann-Erickson New York 622 Third Ave, 22nd Flr New York, NY 10017 Tel. 646.865.3812 Jeanne Dzienciol Art Director Harris Publications 1115 Broadway, 8th Floor New York, NY 10010 212-807-7100


Kentucky Foundation for Women Grant: Artist Enrichment Program Grant 2004 in the area of film and video Youngstown State University Robert H. Hare Award: Excellence in Journalism


Marketing Writing & Design

This PDF file shows some example slides from an animated PowerPoint presentation. The PDF, however, will not display the animations. Please let me know if you are interested in seeing more of my PowerPoint work, and would like to view it in that form.
Customer communication cards for shipping firm.
Material to support shipping company sales proposals.
Capabilities brochure created for international law firm.

Website Content

Survival tips for a multiple cat home. This blog details life in a six cat home, focusing on unique ideas that make life easier for both people and pets.
Humorous editor's review of a cat hairball remedy, Petkin's Hairball Lickstick.

Feature Writing

Feature on Louisville, Kentucky themed art and photography.
Feature and recipe focusing on use of color in fine dining.


Designs for newspaper advertising special section pages.


An example of one of nine home and garden publications I produced as managing editor for Harris Publications. This is a portion of a 98-page magazine.