RIGHT NOW

THOUGHTMATTER / SENIOR COPYWRITER
July 2016—Present
Freelanced for a stretch then came on full-time to run the copy department of this boutique creative branding, design and strategy agency.
100 Gates Project, Staten Island CoC, New-York Historical Society, Joyful Heart Foundation, Sammy B Designs, GirlForward, Girls Write Now,
For the People Project, pro bono and new business

FREELANCE WRITER
July 2013—Present
I spend nights and weekends writing for publishers, brands, a spot on my parents’ fridge, etc.
Playboy, Mashable, AdWeek, Women's Health, Cosmopolitan, SELF, Medium, Glamour, Thought Catalog,
NBC News, Bustle, Good Housekeeping,  USA Today, SMITH Magazine, NPR, 
Disney, Netflix, CDW,
Avocados from Mexico, MGM Casinos, weVibe

BEFORE

OLIVER AGENCY / SENIOR COPYWRITER
September2016—April 2017
Spent many-a-day commuting to UNILEVER's New Jersey HQ, where I worked with OLIVER's embedded
U-Studio creative team. Also assisted on other clients and new business.
Hellmann's, St. Ives, Axe, Suave Men, Dove Men Care, Marriott Rewards / NCAA, BritVic

MASHABLE STUDIOS / COPYWRITER
August 2015—September 2016
Concepted and created all kinds of branded content and branded / editorial video for Mashable's in-house
creative agency; worked on more than 75 brands. Also worked as an editor and creative strategist.

VML NEW YORK / JUNIOR COPYWRITER
February 2015—August 2015
First full-time job out of ad school. 
Legoland, Shiseido, Ball Park, new business

LAUNCHPAD ADVERTISING / JUNIOR COPYWRITER (FREELANCE)
July 2014—February 2015
Supplemented my learning and income during ad school.
PNC Bank, American RedCross, New Dimensions Behavioral Health, Pat Tillman Foundation,
CenturyLink, new business

FLYWHEEL PARTNERS PHARMA / COPYWRITER
August 2012—January 2014
Moved to NYC to work at this growing pharma agency.
Bayer R&I, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Asante Solutions, Pfizer, Phonak, Actavis

GANNETT MEDIA
Staff Writer / Reporter
March 2011—July 2012
Covered all things coastal DelMarVa for USA Today from a bureau in Ocean City, Maryland.

ALTOONA MIRROR
Staff Writer / Reporter
May 2010—March 2011
Covered education and crime in central Pennsylvania.

EDUCATION

MIAMI AD SCHOOL—NYC CAMPUS
Copywriting Program

PENN STATE UNIVERSITY
BA: Journalism / Minor: English

AWARDS + RECOGNITION

2016 Silver Cannes Lion, Media—Best Use of Ambient Media
2016 Cannes Lion Shortlist, Direct—Best Use of Ambient Media
2015 Bronze YoungGuns Awards
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