Blog : Design

More than coffee runs

More than coffee runs

In order to graduate from the Graphic Design program at Black Hills State University, I am required to have an internship of 150 hours, and each hour needs to be logged, notes need to be taken, and examples of my work need to be provided. I was on the hunt for an internship when Rick had brought it to my attention Evergreen Media hires interns.

Although that was the first encounter I had with Rick the Owner and Publisher of Evergreen Media, I knew Rick the Dedicated Coach long before that. I grew up living in the world of softball, and spent many weekends watching and learning from Rick, as he coached my sister. Since my time here at Evergreen I have realized Rick the Dedicated Coach, and Rick the Owner and Publisher of Evergreen Media, aren’t that much different. He took a chance with me – just as he did with the many girls he has coached over the years.

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Fall 2017 BHParent Magazine is Here

Fall 2017 BHParent Magazine is Here

The shipment of this season’s Black Hills Parent Magazine has arrived at the downtown Evergreen Media office glossy and fresh from the printer! From s’mores recipes to a nationally acclaimed child athlete to pregnant athletes, this year’s fitness-themed issue might just be the best one yet! Articles in this issue focus on a couple main topics such as fall, fitness, and back to school.

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Profile of a Chalk Artist

Profile of a Chalk Artist

Anyone who’s ever been to an Evergreen Media party is wowed by the amazing chalk art that is drawn on the large chalkboard adjacent to the reception desk. For this year’s Summer KickOff Party, the beloved chalkboard had the party name and a realistic fork and hot dog.

 

This chalk art is the work of Evergreen’s resident Van Gogh, Chris Valencia. He is the Senior Designer, which he jokingly describes as “just doing what John (Evergreen’s Creative Director) tells me to do.” As the designer, he does ads, layout design, and everything in between.

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