Joe Workosky, President, The Graphic Works, Director/Editor

Since 2000 The Graphic Works has produced Video, DVD, CD, TV commercials and other multimedia projects for a wide variety of clients. In addition, we created, shot and produced an outdoor adventure series for a worldwide cable network which took us to locales such as, Alaska, Idaho, Montana and South Dakota, and Alberta and Ontario Canada. We also produce still photography, executive portraits, legal documentation, aerials, and ad layout photography.

Joe and his crew on-location in Hollywood, CA
Joe and his crew on-location in Hollywood, CA

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
Cleveland Institute of Art
Major: Magazine Illustration
Minor: Photography / Cinema

Prior to 2000
Producer/Video Editor: Employed by a major east-coast utility company (Penelec/GPU) specialized in training videos for power generation, lineman and business office employees, customer relations, stockholder productions, employee communications, annual reports and TV commercials. In addition, produced articles and photography for several in-house publications, electric utility trade magazines and also wrote scripts for video programs and slide presentations. (15 years)
JoeAtWorkStaff Photographer/Graphic Artist: Employed by a Fortune 500 Architectural/Engineering firm doing projects nationwide. Specialized in architectural photography, architectural renderings, presentation preparation, ad layouts and trade show booth design. (5 years)
Staff Photographer/Graphic Artist: Employed by a Philadelphia, PA based creative Ad agency doing photography and graphics for clients including department stores, malls, fashion designers, political campaigns and slide presentations. (2 years)

International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) 15 year corporate member
Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) 21 year active member
Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association (POWA) 22 year active member


* IABC “The Communicator Award” for Video Producer/Director of video program on coal fired electric generation
* IABC “Feature Writing Award” for article on Erie’s Bayfront, “A Gemstone of Economic Growth”
* IABC Award of Excellence for environmental articles on fishing in the Susquehanna River, PA
* IABC “Feature Writing Award” for environmental topic, Shad restoration efforts on lower Susquehanna River
* OWAA Photo Awards include: Wildlife Category, Best of Show, First, Second, Third and Honorable Mentions
* POWA Photo Awards include two Wildlife Category “Photo of the Year” Awards
* PA State Fish & Boat Commission Award, “Writer of the Year” for articles promoting family fishing and boating
* POWA’s “Best Magazine Feature” Writing Award
* DAIWA Award for “Best Article Series” on environmental topics, concerning quality of Lake Mead, Nevada estuary


* POWA Service and Dedication to the Organization, nine years as a Board Member
* Erie, PA Chamber of Commerce Award, Mayor’s Award and “Key to the City” for newspaper and magazine
articles, photos and other publications detailing the outdoor opportunities that abound in the Lake Erie Region
* “The Gunter Group” Appointed to and graduate of this liaison committee of corporate and civic leaders
in Cambria/Somerset County Region. The Gunter Group graduates are tasked with spearheading efforts to
promote business growth, retain and create local jobs in western PA area.

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