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EXPERIENCE:

FREELANCE COPYWRITER (1986–present)

Agency clients have included: Summit Marketing Group (Kellogg's Food Away From Home); G-L Graphics (Sears); The Creative Element (Time Out Chicago); Gorman-Navolio Corp. (Ameritech, Pitman-Moore, Bradford Exchange); Schulz-Patnaude, Inc. (Plasthing, Barco); Grant/Jacoby (The Associates, Hyster, Caterpillar); many others.

Direct clients have included: Desktop Technology Group (computer consultants); BCR Enterprises (communications publication circulation and ad sales); DAX Technologies; The ServiceMaster Company (foodservice); The HON Company (office furniture).

GRANT/JACOBY, INC. (1982–1986)
Chicago, Illinois
Joined as Copywriter. Promoted to Senior Copywriter 1984.

Assignments included: Weber-Stephen Products Co., ALDI Foods, FDL Foods (Dubuque meats), General Housewares (Magnalite Professional cookware), The HON Company (office furniture), The Associates (commercial financing), Domino’s Pizza (Chicago franchises).

EARLE PALMER BROWN (1979–1982)
Bethesda, Maryland
Joined as Junior Copywriter. Promoted to Copywriter 1980.

Assignments included: Acuity Systems (computers for health care), American Security Bank, Hecht’s (broadcast), others.

HECHT’S (1978–1979)
Washington, D.C.
Joined as Budget Store Copywriter. Promoted to Hardlines Copywriter 1978.

Assignments included: Stereos, TVs, Vacuums, Budget Store.

AWARDS: 1990: BPAA Tower Award—Best 4-Color Print Ad—Hyster.
1989: BPAA Tower Award—Best Small Space Print—Danly Punches.
1985: AAAI International Award: 60-second radio; WPWR-TV.
1984: AAAI 24-Carat Award: 30-second TV, Weber.
EDUCATION: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (B.A., 1977)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
SPECIAL SKILLS: Strong sound production skills; have been directly responsible for audio production on over 400 radio spots, TV spots, and industrial videos. Experienced marketing consultant. Excellent presenter. Expert in use of Adobe InDesign CS, Adobe Photoshop CS, Adobe PageMaker 7.0, Adobe Acrobat Distiller, and Microsoft Word 2002.
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