Freelance / 2015 - 2017
Freelance Copywriter • Agencies include Sapient Razorfish Miami, Barbarian Group NY & Ogilvy NY.
Ogilvy & Mather / 2012 - 2015
Copywriter • Clients include UbyKotex, British Airways, Coke Zero, Dove, Wonka Candy Brands, Aetna, and UPS among others.
thelab NYC / 2011 - 2012
Copywriter/ Strategy • Creative development, strategy and copy including pitch writing, website content, SEO writing and scriptwriting for content assignments. Wrote and maintained TheLab's online identity including website content (services, case studies, blog content) and social media management. I also helped concept, brand and book musical talent for all company client based events.
Saatchi & Saatchi New York / 2009 - 2011
Copywriter • Clients included Tide, Iams, Miller Genuine Draft, Total, Luvs, JCPenney, Partnership for a Drug Free America, Cheerios, Tide and Unicef.
Project 2050 / 2006 - 2008
Project Manager and copywriter • Clients included Virgin Megastore, Jarritos, Target and New Era. In addition to writing copy, I also project managed and scheduled creative deliverables for clients, including Virgin Megastore, Boost Mobile, New Era, Fila, Target, and EA Sports.
TBWA \ Chiat \ Day / 2005 - 2006
Assistant to the Executive Creative Director - Gerry Graf. Managed award competition entries (The One Show, Emmys and Cannes Lions among others). Clients included Sprint, Masterfoods (Skittles, Starburst, Snickers), Stonyfield Farms and Absolut Vodka.
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism / 2001 - 2003
Master of Science Degree in Journalism
Writer for the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs magazine.
Hofstra University / 1996 - 2000
Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations/ Media Studies
Recipient of the Hofstra full tuition, Provost Scholarship to The University of Amsterdam. (1999)
Other Cool Stuff:
- Freelance writer for MTV International Division scripting promos for shows including Jersey Shore, Teen Mom, Awkward, World Stage, Plain Jane and MTV Movie Awards.
- Freelance writer for the Dirty, Durty Diary Magazine – fashion and culture magazine.
- Senior Editor for ‘Sup Magazine – independent music magazine.
- Writer for GrandlifeNYC.com, culture website of the Soho and Tribeca Grand boutique hotel brand.
- Nightlife reporter for People Magazine focusing on entertainment, clubs, and celebrity coverage.
- Published in Billboard, Vibe, The Dirty Durty Diary Magazine, Vibe Vixen, XXL, Black Book, Nylon Guys, Tokion, America Magazine, Russell Simmons’ Oneworld Magazine, SOMA Magazine and BPM Magazine among others.
- Dance music DJ for over 10 years with gigs ranging from NYC to global hotels, private venues and nightclubs.