Donald L. Dailey
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GIS Experience:

GIS Analyst II

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, Little Rock, AR, January 2014-Present
Primary responsibility is supporting the work of the GIS and Mapping Section of the Transportation Planning and Policy Division with cartographic products and spatial analysis. Accomplishments include:

GIS Specialist

North Little Rock Planning Department, North Little Rock, AR, October 2012-January 2014
Primary responsibility was supporting the work of the city planning department by creating maps and performing spatial analyses. Tasked with managing the department's spatial data, including working closely with PAgis, the county's spatial-data clearinghouse. Accomplishments include:

GIS Technician

Arkansas National Guard, North Little Rock, AR, November 2011-October 2012
Primary responsibility was supporting the GIS efforts of the environmental and facilities divisions of Camp Joseph T. Robinson. Used ArcGIS software daily to analyze geographic data and create cartographic products.
Accomplishments include:

Other Career Experience:

Web Content Manager

The Morning News, Springdale AR, August 2008-November 2008
Responsible for the day-to-day management of the content of the newspaper's Web site. Duties included developing policy and workflow for presenting news stories, photography and multimedia. I used a content management system and performed HTML coding to manage and edit news content. I developed and implemented a training program for reporters on creating audio stories.

Enterprise Reporting Coordinator

The Morning News, Springdale AR, August 2006-August 2008
Responsible for coordinating the reporting, writing, editing and presentation of nondeadline stories that explored in-depth issues in Northwest Arkansas. Duties included generating ideas for stories, source development and coaching writers. I also wrote in-depth feature and news articles and occasionally updated Web site.
Writing samples

Staff Writer

The Morning News, Rogers AR, July 2004-August 2006
Covered public safety in Benton County. Duties included finding, developing and writing news articles.

City Editor

Conway Log Cabin Democrat, Conway AR, April 2000-May 2004
Responsible for the day-to-day supervision and presentation of news coverage for an 11,500 circulation, seven-day morning newspaper. Duties included supervision of a 12-person news staff, including assigning stories, editing copy and coaching writers and writing editorials. I also worked with the managing editor to coordinate the long-term direction of news coverage.

Managing Editor

The Benton Courier, Benton AR, March 1999-April 2000
Responsible for the supervision, direction and presentation of news coverage of an 8,500 circulation, seven-day morning newspaper. Duties included the supervision of a 10-person editorial staff, including assigning stories; editing copy; layout and design of news, editorial and feature pages; writing a daily editorial; and coaching writers. Also very involved in the prepress production of the newspaper. Also responsible for updating newspaper's Web site every day.

Managing Editor

Malvern Daily Record, Malvern AR, June 1997 - March 1999
Responsible for the supervision and direction of news coverage of a 5,000 circulation daily morning newspaper. Duties included the supervision of a five-person editorial staff, including the assignment and copy editing of all news and feature copy and writing a daily editorial.

Staff Writer

Conway Log Cabin Democrat, Conway AR, April 1997 - June 1997
General assignment reporter. Primary beat was city government. Also filled in as police and courts reporter and features writer.