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Senior copywriter and video/audio producer with extensive
experience writing for print, web, social media, television and radio. Have written
and produced training videos, documentaries and infomercials, as well as
hundreds of television and radio commercials.
Consultant/Writer, Columbus, Ohio 2011 to Present
Consultant to various
professionals and non-profit organizations, providing written and videotaped
materials. Examples include brochures, press releases, personal profiles,
web videos, electronic
e-mail blasts, tweets and MS PowerPoint & Mac Keynote presentations for the
Ohio 1994 to 2011
DIRECTOR, Television and Radio (2004 – 2011)
· Conceived, wrote, produced and
managed budgets for hundreds of television and radio commercials that drove
increased traffic to three nationally known retail furniture chains.
· Wrote and produced a wide variety
of educational videos, informing 6,000 associates of upcoming advertising
campaigns, and explaining how to coordinate efforts in the field.
· Created and produced a half-hour
television infomercial that drove brand awareness and sales of the company's
luxury mattress line, using celebrity talent, custom sets and other visuals.
· Developed a series of short,
QR-encoded, point of sale videos that informed customers about the company's
signature upholstery collection.
· Developed, cultivated and managed
relations with production and post-production companies, on-camera talent,
casting agencies and voiceover artists to raise the quality of the company's
on-air advertising, and to lower production and post-production costs.
· Created comprehensive TV and radio
advertising campaigns to launch two new retail furniture chains - American
Signature Furniture and Rooms Today.
· Successfully managed an annual
video production budget of more than one million dollars.
· Coordinated and directed dozens of
film and video shoots, using a variety of directors and production companies.
· Guided the company's transition
from shooting 16mm and 35mm film, to state-of-the art high-definition video.
· Helped lead an inter-departmental
team charged with defining and promoting the company's core values and
objectives. This resulted in a re-focused approach to employee, vendor and
WRITER/PRODUCER, Television and Radio (1996 – 2004)
Wrote, produced and directed television and radio
commercials, along with a variety of training videos for the corporate office
and 130 retail stores.
· Developed the company's first
comprehensive library of stock footage, and advanced databases for tracking
archived commercials and raw production elements.
· Created one of the country's first
interactive audio/video kiosks for the retail environment. This standalone
mattress gallery tool supported commission-based sales associates and gave
potential customers information at their fingertips.
WRITER/PRODUCER, TV Infomercial (1994 – 1996)
Created, wrote and produced a series of bi-weekly,
half-hour TV infomercials that raised the profile of the company's flagship
brand, Value City Furniture. Involved in all aspects of production, including
script writing, producing, providing voiceover for program segments and
managing distribution to affiliates across the country.
Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 1992 to 1994
MANAGING PRODUCER, Life Choices with Erie
Wrote, produced and reported for the hospital's syndicated
half-hour television program, Life Choices with Erie Chapman. Managed or co-managed
all aspects of this Emmy Award-winning health and lifestyles program, including
reporting and producing assignments in Eastern Europe.
· Led five television stations to
Number One newscast ratings with superb anchoring, reporting, writing and
· Radio announcer and reporter,
drawing top ratings for two award-winning radio stations.
· Developed, researched, wrote,
produced and voiced a series of five-minute radio stories, focusing on quirky
and little-known stories of life in Kentucky.
· Edited an electronic newsletter
for residents of a historic preservation district, reporting on neighborhood
news and upcoming events. Has a subscriber base of about 2,000 e-mail
· Created an oral history program
for a nationally recognized historic neighborhood, interviewing notable
residents for audio and video, and archiving the results for use in later
Excellent copyeditor and
proofreader; skilled in copywriting for Internet search engine optimization;
photographer and videographer, with professional gear; video and audio editing
skills (Adobe Premiere Elements and Mac Final Cut Pro X; voiceover artist; proficient
with Microsoft Office and Mac programs, Photoshop Elements, Constant Contact, .ftp
sites, YouSendit; Dropbox; etc.
and personal references available.
Click here to download resumé.
Partial Client List
Value City Furniture
American Signature Furniture
Rooms Today Furniture
Schottenstein Stores Corp.
Ohio Dept. of Human Services
German Village Society
Six String Concerts
Suburban News Publications
This Week Newspapers
Franklin Park Conservatory
Jefferson Center for Learning & the Arts
Tree of Life Church
Life Planning Associates
Columbus Metropolitan Club
Ned Merkle Realty
Riverside Methodist Hospital
Columbus AIDS Task Force
American Red Cross
Studio Center Total Production
The Equal Justice Foundation
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Schoedinger's Funeral Homes
Bundy Baking Company