April’s diverse experience prior to joining Signal included work for university publications, hospital marketing, newspaper staffs and an art gallery. She has honed her expertise in graphic design and creative direction for long-term Signal clients such as Quintiles and G&S Communications. April is also skilled in photo shoot coordination, studio lighting, digital photography, darkroom processing and scanning and correcting photographs. A native of the North Carolina coast near New Bern, April earned a B.F.A. in Communication Arts from East Carolina University School of Art, with concentration in Photography and Graphic Design.