Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Home page: www.wisewritersandspeakers.com
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 28 years.
Tina previously held the position of Reporter and Producer for Breakthrough 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 toped 800 members ranging from main stream corporate sponsors to small business owners.
Dr. Medina has written over 60 successful grants and has procured hundreds of thousands of dollars of 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 Hispanic Public and Community Relations contractor for the Missouri Lottery and Missouri Tourism.
Dr. Medina became a Certified Career Coach while serving in that capacity at the Kansas City Kansas Workforce Center. Writing over 600 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.
She held the position of Diversity Facilitator 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.
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 two 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 planning to pursue a second doctorate in Scriptural Psychology from the Heart of American Bible College.
Interests: There are hundreds of self-help books out there dealing with the issue of sexual abuse, however not all of them are loving, encouraging, and motivational. Dr. Tina Medina’s gift is to encourage the sexually abused victim to know that life is not over.
Published writer: Yes