About Nancy Edmonds Hanson, APR
Nancy Edmonds Hanson, APR, has explored virtually every corner of the communications industry in the Upper Midwest. She puts that experience to work
in her practice of public relations for public-spirited organizations.
She is president of
Hanson Photo Video
Communications of Fargo. In
addition to her PR practice, she teaches media writing, public relations
and fund raising in Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Department of Mass
She is an evangelist of
streaming Web video. An
independent affiliate of HelloWorld, VM Direct and FirstStream, she works with
businesses, professionals and churches to get maximum impact from their Web
sites and communication.
She is also active in
The LOOK by Hanson
Photo.Video and has studied with a number of leading national photographers,
including Hanson Fong; Ralph Romaguera, and Jean, Dave and J.D. Wacker.
Nancy has worked as a daily newspaper and magazine writer, editor and columnist (staff and
freelance); a publisher of regional books; a television producer, and an advertising
She's the author of the best-selling book How You Can Make $25,000 a Year Writing (No Matter Where You Live) — and has been practicing what she's preached since collecting her degree in mass communications from MSUM in 1971. She also has written five photo-essay books on the North Dakota, published in collaboration with North Dakota Horizons Magazine, featuring photos by her husband Russ Hanson and Sheldon Green.
Accredited in public relations by the Public Relations Society of America,
she offers media relations and direct communication services to a number of
clients in the Upper Midwest, including
Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Jamestown Hospital,
North Dakota State College of Science, Mayville State University, DDL Inc., University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dakota
Certified Development Corporation, The Stabo, Creative Kitchen and others. She also provides collateral support for
fund-raising campaigns and programs.