Mark A.

High Point, NC


Writing, Career Development, Photography

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UNC Pembroke


NCCU (English)

UNC Pembroke (MEd)

About Mark

I offer specialized training in writing, career development, photography and journalism. I have over 30 years of experience as a writer, photographer, teacher and administrator. I have worked for several newspapers, magazines and universities.

I have taught English, journalism and photography and had my work published throughout the state of North Carolina, the East Coast and in other countries. I have developed my own system of writing and improved writing test scores in four counties in the state.

Photo credits include America's Next Top Model, the Ebony Fashion Fair, Hurricane Katrina, the opening of the Native American Museum, the President Obama campaign, the Hilary Clinton Campaign, news, feature and major sporting events.
I offer specialized training in writing, career development, photography and Read more

Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of High Point, NC 27265
In-person lessons
ACT English, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ASVAB, Career Development,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading
Track & Field

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Approved subjects

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Career Development

I have worked on the university level as the Assistant Director of Studnet Activities at Winston Salem State Univeristy, the Sports Information Director and Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Advising at Bennett College, and supervised the senior project at various schools in North Carolina.
I have a BA in English with a concentration in Media journalims and a minor in Finance; and a MA in Education. I have worked in athletic, education, journalism and administration for over 35 years.

Public Speaking

I have taught English and supervised the senior project in various school systems in North Carolina and participate in numerous panel discussions and career fairs on the collegiate level. I have written and had my articles published in newspapers and magazines for over 30 years and worked in the sports booth covering collegiate football for BET. I am the owner of Influence Communications and Precious Life Photography and speak to large groups on a regular basis.

Track & Field

I have coached on the high school, Junior Olympic and collegiate leves and produced All-Conference, All-Region, All-State and All-Americans on each level. I have obtained certifications by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, the National High School Ferderation, USA Track and Field, and the NCAA. I have over 30 years of experience as an athlete, coach and adminsitrator and have a BS in physical education and a MA in athletic administration.

UNC Pembroke


NCCU (English)

UNC Pembroke (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Travel policy

Mark will travel within 30 miles of High Point, NC 27265.