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EZINE EDITOR, WRITER & EDITOR, NOVELIST  — Mr. Miller is the editor of The Northstar Journal, a weekly news and general interest magazine which reaches email subscribers in America and 22 other countries.   His novel, Wrath of the Testament, is available at in both paperback and Kindle..

JOURNALIST – CORRESPONDENT  —  Portland Oregonian, CBS News, National Public Radio, United Press International,

EDITOR — Rapline Magazine, Sacramento, California; Sedro-Woolley, Washington Courier-Journal; Del Norte Triplicate (Crescent City, California)

STAFF JOURNALIST — McMinnville (Oregon) News-Register, Whatcom Weekly Times,  Umpqua Free Press,  LaConner, Washington Channeltown Press. 

FREELANCE  —: Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Downtown Seattle Forum, Seattle Dispatch, The Seattle Press, University Herald, Beacon Hill News, The Entertainer, The San Juan Island Sounder, Forest World, the Portland Oregonian, Clouds, University of Colorado Writers Forum, Personal Poetry Broadcasts, Anti-War Poems, Synapse, Oregon Adventures, Oregon Education, Old Oregon, Trucking, Trucks, and National Trucking. Beats included: the arts, business, economics, editorials, education, government, health care, human interest, politics, public safety, and tourism.

NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO CORRESPONDENT — Bioregional Report, KSOR, Ashland, Oregon. Interviewed, wrote, edited and narrated segments for a Pacific Northwest National Public Radio program exploring the biodiversity of the region.  It was essentially a lifestyle and general interest show with an environmental slant.

TRAVEL BOOK WRITER — Gable & Gray Publishing, Medford, Oregon.  Lead writer on comprehensive guides to: Eastern Washington, British Columbia, Virginia, South Carolina, Atlanta & Vicinity. Advertising Copy (community/area attractions) for: Alaska, Southern California, Coastal California, Pennsylvania, and Ohio, Florida.

PUBLICIST  — Clients have included: The Philadelphia String Quartet’s annual Olympic Music Festival, Multilingual Books & Tapes, The English School, Yamhill County Board of Commissioners, Umpqua Valley Community Hospital, Workers of Oregon Development, Yamhill County Assessor Kim Worrell, Bellingham New Humane Society, Whatcom Peoples Yellow Pages, Disabled American Veterans

INTERESTS — Astronomy, aviation, camping, Canada, communications,  conversation, cooking, dancing, economic development, education, environmentalism, exploration, film/DVDs, government,  health, history, human rights, law, the Internet, literature, marine engineering & design, the media, medicine, music, nature, networking, outdoors, pets, photography, romance, science, sexuality, technology, travel, water, wildlife

EDUCATION  —  Bachelors of Arts degree in English/Creative Writing with extensive undergraduate work in journalism, speech communications and theater; California State University, Long Beach.  During this period, I also came under the mentorship of character actor and screenwriter True Boardman, Jr. and worked as an entertainment journalist for Clouds magazine.  Led the research and development team which designed a prototype social services network for CSULB’s 5000 veteran students and their families. Gave on campus poetry readings. Had a one act play written and starring me produced for a national convention of speech communications and theater educators.

Contact: Merritt Scott (Rusty) Miller,, (206) 478-9254