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Dr. Jim Humphries - Resume


Education:

Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Texas A&M University 1975
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University 1977
Licensed and Accredited in Texas, Oregon and Colorado
Certified Veterinary Journalist (CVJ) 2010

Business:

President – St. Francis Productions, Inc.
Executive Producer - DVMedia, Colorado Springs, CO
President & News Director – Veterinary News Network  www.MyVNN.com
Founder - American Society of Veterinary Journalists  www.ASVJ.org
Veterinary Administrator   www.VetNewsOnLine.com

Academia:
Adjunct Professor
(Media and Communications)
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University

Awards: 

21 National Telly Awards (television production excellence)
8 Aurora Awards (television production) 

Industry Positions:

The Pet Care Trust - Board of Governors
United Pet Clubs of America - Founding Director
The Cat Writer's Association - Founding Director
The F.W. Woolworth Company - Pet Advisory Council
University of Pennsylvania's Center for School Study Councils - Advisory Board
The Academy of Radio and Television Health Communicators - Founding Member
American Veterinary Medical Association - Member
Texas Veterinary Medical Association – Proud Member
Colorado Veterinary Medical Association - Proud Member
Past National Spokesperson – Veterinary Pet Insurance
Past National Spokesperson – American Veterinary Medical Foundation
Past National Spokesperson – Ft. Dodge Animal Health
Executive Producer & Host 2006 – WVC-TV (Conference TV Journal)
Executive Producer & Host 2007 – WVC-TV (Conference TV Journal)
Executive Producer & Host 2008 – WVC-TV (Conference TV Journal)
Executive Producer & Host 2009 – WVC-TV (Conference TV Journal)
Founder and First President of the Board of Directors - American Society of Veterinary Journalists
Current Executive Director - American Society of Veterinary Journalists


National or Regional Television Appearances:

CBS This Morning 1990-1999
CBS The Early Show 1999-2004
The Discovery Channel - Home
Public Broadcasting System (PBS)
CNBC - America’s Talking
Lifetime Television - Our Home
Good Day New York - Fox 5 TV
The Texas New Channel - Reporter
You and Your Great Dog! - PBS
Crook & Chase (Syndication)
The HOME Entertainment Network
The Texas News Network
Dr. Jim’s Animal Clinic (26 Part Series)
Dr. Jim’s Great Pets (13 Part Series)
New York One News
America ’s Hobbies & Pastimes (HGTV)
CNN Morning News
CNN Weekend News
Petsburgh USA
The Today Show
F&V Channel
FamilyNet - Pet Care Magazine
KTLA - Noon News
MET Network
Prime Sports Network
The Home Show
Hour Magazine
Home & Health Report
Superstation WFIT
Pet Care Magazine (13 Part Series)
America ’s Health Network
Fox Pet News
American Christian Television
Your Life
National & Regional Radio:

KLIF Talk Radio 570 - Talk Show Host
USA Radio Network - Talk Show Host
Business Radio Network - Talk Show
Daybreak USA - weekly
UPI Radio 
World Wide Radio Network
Animal Planet Radio Network
Bloomberg Radio Network
Wall Street Radio Network
WABC Radio
AP Radio Network
Animal Radio – Contributor
Sirius Satellite Radio Network – Contributor
American Forum Radio Network
Associated Press Radio Network
Host NBC Radio Network
Sun Radio Network
WGN Radio
Armed Forces Radio Network
WGN Radio
Metro News Service
CBS Radio Network
ABC Radio Network
Clear Channel Network
XM Radio

National & Regional Print Media:

Family Circle Magazine - Columnist
Cat Lovers Magazine
Pet Age Magazine - Columnist Cat Fancy Magazine
The Dallas Times Herald - Columnist Fortune Magazine
The Wall Street Journal National Geographic News
USA Today UPI International
UPI Wire Service The Washington Times
National Enquirer The Washington Post
Woman’s Day The Dallas Morning News
Pet Care Times Bottom Line Personal
Pet Supplies Marketing The Star Telegram
Personal Computing Magazine The Cleveland Plain Dealer
CATS Dog World
New York Times

Denver Post


Consultant:
  • PetsMart - Phoenix, AZ (employee training & media)
  • Petco, Inc. - San Diego, CA (employee training & media)
  • Dogloo, Inc. - Corona, CA (product development & employee training)
  • F.W. Woolworth Corporation - New York, NY (crisis media management & store procedures)
  • Pet Ecology Brands - Dallas, TX (product development & advertising strategies)
  • Sandos Agro - Zodiac Division - Des Plains, IL (media & product consulting)
  • Housekeepers, a division of Ranpak, Inc. - Cleveland, OH (media & product consulting)
  • Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. - Anaheim, CA (employee training & media)
  • Premiere Pet Products, Inc. - Richmond, VA (sales training)
  • Treasured Friends - So. Plainfield, NJ (product development)
  • The American Humane Association – Denver Colorado (media, staff training & fund raising)
  • The American Veterinary Medical Foundation – Chicago, IL (media, staff training & fund raising)
  • The Humane Network – Dallas, TX (volume buying for humane shelters)
  • VNR-1 Communications – Dallas, TX (veterinary journalism and the news media)
  • Latorra, Paul and McCann – Syracuse, NY – (media planning and pitching strategies)
  • Colle & McVoy Agency – Minneapolis, MN – (media pitching strategy, crisis communications)
  • The Center For Specialized Veterinary Care – Dr. Diane Levitan – (media and promotions)
  • CEVA - flea and tick market positioning
  • Various state veterinary medical associations in crisis and media communications
National Media Tours:
  • Centers For Disease Control (CDC)- Atlanta, GA, Spring 1988 (Filaribits®)
  • Zoecon Corporation - Dallas, TX, Summer 1989 (IGR’s)
  • Sandoz Agro, Inc. – Dallas, TX Summer 1990 (Flea Control)
  • Howell Book House - New York, NY 1994 (Book Tour)
  • Farnam Companies, Inc. - Phoenix AZ, 1995 (Bio-Flea Halt®)
  • Farnam Companies, Inc. - Phoenix AZ, 1996 (Bio-Flea Halt®)
  • Merck AgVet - Iselin, NJ, 1997 (Feline Heartgard®)
  • Rhone Merieux - Athens, GA, 1997 (Frontline®)
  • Pro Plan Pet Foods - Christmas 1997 (Consistent Diet At Holidays)
  • Veterinary Pet Insurance - Spring 1998 (Vacc & Routine Care Coverage)
  • Merial - Summer 1998 (Frontline® - tick borne diseases)
  • Ft. Dodge Animal Health - 1998 (Arthritis treatments in dogs)
  • Veterinary Pet Insurance – Spring 1999 (Cancer Treatments)
  • Veterinary Pet Insurance – Fall 1999 (Skin Cancer)
  • Veterinary Pet Insurance – Fall 2000 (Top Ten List)
  • Veterinary Pet Insurance – Winter 2001 (Special Coverages)
  • Ft. Dodge Animal Health – Spring & Summer 2001 (Heartworm Prevention)
  • Veterinary Pet Insurance – Fall 2001 (Exotic Pet Coverage)
  • Ft. Dodge Animal Health – Spring & Summer 2002 (Insect Borne Diseases)
  • Veterinary Pet Insurance – Spring & Summer 2002 (Cancer in Pets)
  • Ft. Dodge Animal Health – Fall 2002 (FIV Vaccine)
  • Ft. Dodge Animal Health – Spring / Summer 2003
  • Ft. Dodge Animal Health – Spring / Summer 2004
  • Ft. Dodge Animal Health – Spring / Summer 2005
Constitutes over 4,500 electronic and print interviews!

Author:
  • Dr. Jim’s Animal Clinic for Dogs - Random House, New York, NY
  • Dr. Jim’s Animal Clinic for Cats - Random House, New York, NY
  • Purina’s Encyclopedia of Cat Care – Introduction – Ballantine Books
  • Management Basics For Veterinarians – Contributing Author
  • Next Level Of Veterinary Practice – Contributing Author
Professional Seminars, Workshops, Keynotes and Instruction:
•    Colorado Veterinary Medical Association – Public Speaking for veterinarians – 1978
•    Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society – Public Speaking for veterinarians – 1979
•    AVMA regional seminar – Public Speaking - 1980
•    Texas Veterinary Medical Association – Emergency Medicine and Surgery 1986
•    Texas Woman’s Press Association – Electronic Media - 1989
•    Cat Writers Association – Keynote Speaker – 1991
•    Cat Writers Association – Media Training Seminar – 1991
•    North Texas STAR Alliance – Media Relations 1993
•    The North American Veterinary Conference- 1999 – Speaker - Media Training
•    The North American Veterinary Conference- 2000 – Speaker - Media Training
•    The North American Veterinary Conference- 2001 – Instructor - Media Training
•    Veterinary Pet Insurance – Leadership Conference – Communications Training
•    The New York State Veterinary Medical Society – 2001 – Instructor – Media Training
•    Ft. Dodge Animal Health – Pro Services Veterinarians – Media Training – 2001
•    The North American Veterinary Conference- 2002 – Instructor - Media Training
•    Ft. Dodge Animal Health – National Sales Meeting – Speaker 2002
•    The Western Veterinary Conference – 2002 – Speaker/Moderator
•    Veterinary Hospital Dinners – 40 US Markets for Ft. Dodge Animal Health 2002
•    New York Veterinary Medical Society – State Meeting 2002 – Speaker
•    New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association – PR Conference 2002 - Presenter
•    Veterinary Hospital Dinners – 45 US Markets for Ft. Dodge Animal Health 2002
•    The Western Veterinary Conference – 2003 – Speaker/Moderator
•    Mississippi State University – Media and Communications Training – May 2003
•    Veterinary Hospital Dinners – 30 US Markets on Practice Publicity – Summer 2003
•    New York Veterinary Medical Association – Media Training – January 2004
•    Colorado Veterinary Medical Association – Media Training – January 2004
•    The Western Veterinary Conference – Forum on Internet Marketing – Feb 2004
•    New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association – Media Training – February 2004
•    Orange Belt Veterinary Medical Association – Media Training – March 2004
•    AAHA National Meeting – Professional Publicity and Communications – March 2004
•    Michigan Veterinary Medical Association – Media Training – April 2004
•    Chicago Veterinary Medical Association – Media Training – April 2004
•    North Texas Veterinary Medical Association – Media Training – May 2004
•    Miami Veterinary Medical Association – Media Training – May 2004
•    Long Island Veterinary Medical Association – Media Training – June 2004
•    Central Veterinary Conference 2004 – Practice Publicity and Client Communications
•    Colorado Veterinary Medical Association – Winter Leadership – January 2005
•    North American Veterinary Conference 2005 –Publicity and Communications
•    Western Veterinary Conference 2005 – Publicity, Promotions and Communications
•    Colorado Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership – March 2005
•    Chicago and Illinois Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership May 2005
•    Animal Medical Center - New York, NY - 2005
•    North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership June 2005
•    American Veterinary Medical Association – National Meeting 2005
•    Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2005
•    Alabama Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2005
•    Georgia Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2005
•    Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2005
•    Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association – Emergency Management 2005
•    American Association of Feline Practitioners – National Meeting 2005
•    Missouri Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting 2006
•    Arizona Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2006
•    Colorado Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2006
•    Indianapolis Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2006
•    Iowa Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2006
•    Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2006
•    Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2006
•    Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2006
•    Alabama Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2006
•    Utah Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2006
•    Niagara Frontier Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2006
•    Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting & Keynote 2006
•    American Association of Feline Practitioners – National Meeting 2006
•    Georgia Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting 2006
•    Kansas Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting 2007
•    Indiana Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting 2007
•    Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2007
•    Vermont Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting 2007
•    Western Veterinary Conference – National Meeting 2007
•    Animal Behaviorists – National Meeting 2007
•    Music City Veterinary Conference 2007
•    Colorado Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2007
•    Kansas State University – College of Veterinary Medicine 2007
•    Alabama Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2007
•    Southwest Veterinary Symposium – Tri-State Meeting 2007
•    Florida Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting & Keynote 2007
•    Veterinary Leadership Group – Bi-Annual Meeting 2007
•    Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2007
•    Kansas State University – Student Meeting 2007
•    Virginia Tech - Veterinary Students 2007
•    Ohio Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2007
•    Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association – General Session 2008
•    Missouri Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting & Keynote 2008
•    Ontario Veterinary Medical Association – National Meeting & Keynote 2008
•    Western Veterinary Conference – National Meeting 2008
•    Arizona Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2008
•    Oregon Veterinary Medical Association - Leadership 2008
•    Colorado Veterinary Medical Association - Leadership 2008
•    Virginia Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2008
•    Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2008
•    Alabama Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership 2008
•    North Dakota Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting 2008
•    Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting 2009
•    Texas Veterinary Medical Association – State Leadership Meeting 2009
•    Colorado Veterinary Medical Association – Leadership Workshop 2009
•    Ohio Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting 2009
•    Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting 2009
•    Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting 2009
•    Montana Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting 2009
•    New England Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting 2009
•    American Association of Veterinary State Boards - 2009
•    Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association – State Meeting 2009
•    Western Veterinary Conference - National Meeting 2010
•    Texas Veterinary Medical Association - Leadership - March 2010
•    Colorado Veterinary Medical Association - Leadership - April 2010
•    Texas Veterinary Medical Association - Legislative Leadership 2010
•    Southwest Veterinary Symposium - September 2010
•    Texas Equine Task Force - Media Training - Sept. 2010
•    Texas A&M University - Media Training Faculty and Staff - April 2011
•    Texas Veterinary Medical Association - Leadership - April 2011
•    Colorado Veterinary Medical Association - Leadership - June 2011
•    Mid-Continent Association for Agriculture, Biomedical Research and Education - Aug. 2011
•    Southwest Veterinary Symposium - lectures - September 2011
•    Colorado Veterinary Medical Association - State Meeting - September 2011
•    Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine - Crisis Management Lecture and Workshop - Sept. 2011
•    Western Veterinary Conference - Power of the Press for Veterinarians - Feb. 2012
•    American Animal Hospital Association - Traditional and Social Media Marketing - March 2012
•    Texas Veterinary Medical Association - State Meeting - Media Training - February 2012
•    Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine - Joint Session with TVMA - February 2012
•    Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine - Use of Social Media - Spring 2012

2013
  • Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine - Crisis Media Management - Texas Institute for Pre-Clinical Studies
  • Minnesota VMA - Traditional and Social Media Communications and Marketing - January 2013
  • Arkansas VMA - Traditional and Social Media Communications and Marketing - January 2013
  • Texas Institute for Pre-Clinical Studies - Crisis Media Management - January 2013
  • Colorado VMA - Traditional Media Training and Legislative Communications - March 2013
  • Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine - Client Communications - Students March 2013
  • Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine - Handling Animal Rights Threat - March 2013
  • Kansas State College of Veterinary Medicine - Client Communications - Students April  2013
  • Tennessee VMA - Leadership Training in Media and Urgent Communications - April 2013
  • Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine - Client Communications - Students May 2013
  • Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine - Client Communications - Students June 2013
  • Virginia VMA - Leadership Training in Media and Urgent Communications - June 2013
  • Southeast Veterinary Conference - Leadership Training in Media and Urgent Communications
  • Southeast Veterinary Conference - Full Day of Communications lectures - General Membership
  • Emerald Coast Veterinary Conference - Leadership Training in Media and Urgent Communications
  • Emerald Coast Veterinary Conference - Full Day of Communications lectures - General Membership
  • Southwest Veterinary Conference - Leadership Training in Media and Urgent Communications
  • Southwest Veterinary Conference - Full Day of Communications lectures - General Membership
  • Texas A&M University - DVM - Faculty Media Training, College Station, TX - October 2013
  • Texas A&M University - Department of Transportation - Media Management - October 2013
  • Louisiana VMA, Foundation, State Animal Response Teams, LSU faculty - New Orleans - 2013
  • Oklahoma State University - CVM - Senior Students - Client Communications - November 201
  • Chicago VMA - Media Management and Crisis Communications - Chicago, IL - October 2013
  • Colorado VMA - State Meeting - Traditional Media and Social Media Marketing  September 2013
  • Colorado State University - CVM - Senior Students - Client Communications - November 2013
  • International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care Conference - Denver, CO  2013

2014

  • Arizona VMA - Media Communications for Leadership - Phoenix, AZ, January 2014
  • Oregon VMA - Media, Social Media and Client Communications - Corvallis, OR  2014
  • Colorado VMA - Traditional Media Training and Legislative Communications - March 2014
  • Southern California VMA - Social Media and Client Communications - San Diego, CO 2014
  • Minnesota VMA and CVM - Media Communications for Leadership - Minneapolis, MN April 2014
  • Virginia VMA - Executive Leadership Communications - Richmond, VA  2014
  • Southeast Veterinary Conference - Leadership Training in Media /Urgent Communications 2014
  • Southeast Veterinary Conference - Full Day of Communications lectures - General Membership


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