Copywriter, editor, ghostwriter
1527 W Chase Ave. 1D
Chicago, Illinois 60626
Som career highlights:
Spearheaded six-year public affairs campaign that repealed 35-year-old Social Security offset in Illinois. Enlisted AARP, AFL-CIO, National Employment Law Project, legislators, media, U.S. Dept. of Labor, victims, volunteer lobbyists.
Transformed local pharmacist into national medical cannabis subject matter expert.
Created online HR toolkit to reduce AT&T regional call centers from 250 to 30.
Online and print materials resulted in state funding for school-based healthcare clinics in Colorado.
Senior copywriter, creative director for comprehensive multimedia orientation program that increased retention of 6,000 new management hires a year. Trained executives to present.
Created 61 interactive educational displays for telecommunications training center.
Executive speeches reprinted in prestigious Vital Speeches of the Day, repurposed for magazine articles
Brig. General Wayne Kester had video I wrote and produced played at his funeral.
Wrote successful grants for Children’s Hospital, Families of the Blind, Gove After School, Colorado School of Mines, Hunger Artists.
Created and distributed e-newsletter, increased sales.
Generated media coverage, including USA Today, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, trade publications
Planned and implemented events with Caroline Kennedy, Daniel Schorr, Julian Bond, Mandy Patinkin, Molly Ivins, Cyndi Lauper, Burt Neuborne
Created collateral against anti-gay amendment, which was declared unconstitutional by US Supreme Court.
Created annual Banned Book Read-Out.
Two comic books wrote were reprinted as text books for direct marketing college courses.
Won Advertising Federation and PRSA Gold Pick awards for employee newsletter, IABC award for historical video series, Gold Peak award from American Marketing Association and Award of Merit from BPAA and Financial World Magazine for for annual reports.
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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