No Film School, Los angeles - Senior Copywriter

September 2018 - Present

Manage and oversee the creation of SEO driven content. Create invigorating copy for splash pages, UX, and newsletters. Sync with the Senior Editor and Staff to plan and execute monthly and weekly goals. Collaborate with designers and editors for an ongoing site revamp.

Smuggler, Los angeles - Freelance Copywriter

September 2018 - November 2018

Composed and punched up copy for ten television commercials for TurboTax. Managed a tight deadline, notes from a parent corporation, director, and producers. Delivered all ten, unique, spots before the deadline. The commercials will play nationally, and debut in early 2019.

Studiobinder, Los angeles - Copywriter

April 2018 - September 2018

Create and optimize splash pages. Write SEO blog posts. Lead strategy sessions with a team of writers. Track B2B communications. Author social posts and newsletters. Create original, SEO-driven, content for YouTube. Collaborate with the Content Marketing and Social Media teams to build a following.

Interrogate, Los Angeles - Freelance Copywriter

September 2016 - June 2018

Manage a continuing relationship with a top advertising firm. Contributed copy and SEO strategies for the international marketing of the newest Nintendo console. Brainstormed branded content for YouTube. The Nintendo Switch commercial has been seen by 30 million+ on YouTube. 

Todd Cole Photography, los angeles - consulting producer

November 2017 - April 2018

Strategize marketing and advertising strategies. Consulted the narrative flow of a feature-film project. 

Jam city, Los Angeles - Freelance writer

August 2017 - November 2017

Wrote the dialogue and action for the first person, multi-choice, narrative experience, WILD ROOTS, which will be released in the Fall of 2018.

Syfy network, Los Angeles - consulting producer

May 2017 - August 2017

Coordinated with major department heads to produce three, hour long, variety shows called, Live from Comic Con. Interfaced with the host, Zachary Levi, to make sure all his notes and ideas were incorporated. Wrote copy for interviews, monologues, and games. 

USA NEtwork, Los Angeles - Assistant Producer

March 2017 - May 2017

Cooperated with a team of writers and producers to create a late night talk show, According to Chrisley, with host, Todd Chrisley. Wrote monologues, kept a joke log, and compiled promotional material.  

Universal Pictures, Los Angeles - Consulting Producer

December 2016 - January 2017

Ran a room of writers tasked with putting on a holiday special inspired by the Universal film, SING! Punched-up copy provided by freelance writers. Wrote the host monologues as well as the narrative for the show. 

Ford MotoRS, Los Angeles - Freelance Copywriter

November 2016 - January 2017

Wrote three, thirty-second, spots for the She's Got Drive campaign with the Gina Davis Institute. Worked in tandem with director, Michael Thelin, to interview the commercial subjects. Provided a vision for a team of art designers and producers to create captivating visuals for the commercial.

the Steel Company, Beverly Hills - Freelance Copywriter

January 2015 - June 2018

Tasked with creating B2B sales dossiers for international film festivals. Authored copy for splash pages, short and long form blog posts, Collaborated with account managers, graphic designers, and the Marketing Team to craft compelling narratives for visual content.

 

Education

Boston University - Boston, MA

MFA, Screenwriting and Film Theory
Graduated May 2012

Penn State University - State College, PA

BA, English and Film Production
Graduated May 2010

 

Awards

2014 Black List

2016 SXSW Filmmaker