Versatile copywriter and editor with over 15 years of in-house, agency and freelance experience. Particular expertise in healthcare, technology, beauty and entertainment. Demonstrated proficiency with web content, advertising copy, marketing collateral, packaging copy, advertorial copy and product naming. Known for delivering standout copy on time and on strategy.


Type A Written Communications LLC

Los Angeles, CA;  Albuquerque, NM



Clients have included Clorox, Kaiser Permanente, AOL, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Aetna, Kimpton Hotels, G5 Games, SapientNitro, LEVEL Studios, PatientsLikeMe, Regal Entertainment Group and DermApproved.

MGM Home Entertainment

Los Angeles, CA

Assistant Manager, Editorial Services


Editorial team member responsible for developing copy for high-profile domestic and international DVD products such as Hotel Rwanda and The Pink Panther series

  • Wrote and edited packaging copy (i.e. taglines, headlines, synopses, collectible booklets)
  • Delivered extensive explorations of headlines and support copy for trade/consumer ads
  • Created copy for trade "superscreener" packaging, website and POS display materials
  • Developed product names for box sets, television collections and other specialty products
  • Ensured that copy adhered to marketing strategy, design template and legal requirements
  • Hired and supervised a pool of freelance writers on various high-volume projects
  • Collaborated with marketing, creative, proofreading and traffic to resolve editorial issues
  • Monitored critical acclaim to develop quote lists and copy strategy for all new releases


Spotlight Health


Los Angeles, CA

Manager, Marketing Communications


Editorial team leader responsible for developing concepts and copy for boutique ad agency serving prominent healthcare clients such as Pfizer, Aventis, Guidant and Teva

  • Conceived, wrote, edited and/or supervised production of copy for print and web
  • Developed a variety of marketing collateral, including trade and consumer brochures
  • Managed junior copywriters, graphic designers, vendors and programmers as needed
  • Ensured that key marketing objectives, campaign milestones and launch dates were met
  • Produced two monthly newsletters distributed to 50,000+ subscribers





  • Created clear, engaging, and effective web, email and newsletter content
  • Wrote all supporting material for national celebrity-led health awareness campaigns
  • Conducted interviews with celebrities and experts to gather quotes and information
  • Researched the latest statistics, studies and treatments for all health campaigns
  • Earned promotion after 1.5 years due to demonstrated leadership capabilities


Los Angeles, CA

Content Editor


Creative team member responsible for developing web content at startup healthcare dotcom

  • Created disease-specific overviews for pilot prescription drug compliance programs
  • Wrote and edited online content to support site features and navigation system
  • Researched target audience behavior to inform site functionality, design and content


Cowboy Pictures


New York, NY

Manager, Marketing and Distribution


Early-stage marketing team member at film distribution company specializing in documentary, foreign language, revival and independent films

  • Worked with Co-Presidents to devise/execute marketing strategy for 3-5 films per year
  • Wrote, edited and sourced copy for advertising, promotional materials and website
  • Directed ad agency's design and production of select marketing collateral and web content


The Discovery Channel


Bethesda, MD

Advertising and Promotion Coordinator


Consumer Advertising Intern


Hired two consecutive summers to develop promotional materials for Shark Week

  • Assisted Senior Manager in executing the network's largest annual consumer promotion
  • Wrote Viewer Relations kits, phone scripts, FAQs, prize descriptions and winners' letters
  • Served as liaison with promotions agency, fulfillment house and numerous other vendors


University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

B.A. English

  • Echols Scholar; Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society; Graduated Cum Laude


Culpeper County High School, Culpeper, Virginia