HUGE / COPYWRITER
Slingin’ words and concepts as part of the Integrated Marketing team, mostly out of the DC office.
Centura Health, Federal Student Aid, Hooha, Home Depot, Brooks, HeForShe, new business
SELF-EMPLOYED / FREELANCE WRITER
I write and concept for brands, publications, my parents’ refrigerator, etc.
Brands: Disney, Netflix, Trojan, CDW, Avocados from Mexico, MGM Casinos, weVibe, Paramount Pictures, Screen Gems, History Channel
Roman for Men, Philips, Drivetime FM, SmileBright, Johnston & Murphy, The Drop Canned Wine, Miracle-Gro, P&G
Publications: Playboy, GQ, Mashable, AdWeek, Women's Health, Cosmopolitan, SELF, Glamour, Thought Catalog, NBC News, Men's Health, Bustle,
Good Housekeeping, USA Today, SMITH Magazine, NPR, FlipCollective, P.S. I Love You, Human Parts, The Bold Italic
Agencies: Launchpad Advertising, The Mixx, ThoughtMatter, Mashable Brand X, Guardian Labs, GET Creative, Pixel
THELAB+MCGARRYBOWEN / SENIOR COPYWRITER
March 2018—September 2018
Created integrated advertising campaigns and collateral for members and prospective members of Disney’s timeshare program.
Disney Vacation Club, Pernod Ricard
THOUGHTMATTER / SENIOR COPYWRITER
July 2016—March 2018
Freelanced for a stretch then came on full time in April 2017 to help run the copy department at this boutique creative studio.
100 Gates Project, Downtown Staten Island, Broadway Center for the Performing Arts, New-York Historical Society,
Joyful Heart Foundation, Staten Island Zoo, Sammy B Designs, GirlForward, Girls Write Now, For the People Project, Lower East Side Partnership
OLIVER AGENCY / SENIOR COPYWRITER
September 2016—March 2017
Spent many mornings and evenings commuting to and from Unilever’s New Jersey HQ, where I worked mostly with OLIVER’s embedded U-Studio creative team.
Hellmann's, St. Ives, Axe, Suave Men, Dove Men Care, Marriott Rewards / NCAA, BritVic
MASHABLE STUDIOS / COPYWRITER + CREATIVE STRATEGIST
August 2015—September 2016
Ideated, pitched, wrote and produced branded content for Mashable's in-house creative agency. Worked on more than 75 brands.
VML NEW YORK / ASSOCIATE COPYWRITER
February 2015—August 2015
First job out of ad school. Still miss it.
Legoland, Shiseido, Ball Park, Travelex
PLAYBOY.COM / FREELANCE WRITER
September 2014—February 2015
Wrote daily blog posts for the Humor, Entertainment and Sex & Culture sections of Playboy.com. Was part of a team that saw global unique visitor site
traffic escalate 258 percent between January 2014 and January 2015.
LAUNCHPAD ADVERTISING / FREELANCE JUNIOR COPYWRITER
July 2014—February 2015
Supplemented my learning and income during ad school.
PNC Bank, American RedCross, New Directions Behavioral Health, Pat Tillman Foundation, CenturyLink, Organic Avenue
FLYWHEEL PARTNERS PHARMA / COPYWRITER
August 2012—January 2014
Began my copywriting career at this startup pharma agency.
Bayer R&I, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Asante Solutions, Pfizer, Phonak, Actavis
GANNETT MEDIA / STAFF WRITER
March 2011—July 2012
Covered all things coastal DelMarVa for USA Today and other Gannett publications from a bureau in Ocean City, Maryland.
ALTOONA MIRROR / STAFF WRITER
May 2010—March 2011
Covered education and crime for a newspaper in central Pennsylvania.
MIAMI AD SCHOOL NYC
PENN STATE UNIVERSITY
BA: Journalism / Minor: English
Cannes Lion Silver, Media—Best Use of Ambient Media
Cannes Lion Shortlist, Direct—Best Use of Ambient Media
ADC Young Guns Bronze Award
The Drum Awards, PR—Technology
Work Featured in Adweek, Ads of the World, Ad Age, Wall Street Journal, Bustle and others
Top writer for Medium’s “Humor,” “Love” and “Relationship” verticals