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As managing editor for Oregon Sea Grant, Rick manages websites and social media, writes content for digital and print uses, and edits publications and other content. Before joining Oregon Sea Grant in 2001, he was a publications editor for OSU's Extension and Experiment Station Communications (1992-2001); communications and marketing coordinator for OSU's Office of Continuing Higher Education (1988-92); a public school teacher (secondary English and U.S. history, 1984-88); a freelance writer, editor, and publisher (1980-84); and production manager for Claymation filmmaker Will Vinton Productions (1977-80). He's also a former professional rock and jazz drummer (yet his audiologist says his hearing loss is due to congenital nerve deafness, not loud music!). He holds a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's in interdisciplinary studies.
Oregon Sea Grant
Oregon State University
1600 SW Western Blvd
Corvallis OR 97333