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42 Hick St, apt BAO, Brooklyn, NY 11201

(617) 838-4258

The New School, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Non-Fiction
New York, NY
Boston College, Bachelor of Art in English and Studio Art
Chestnut Hill, MA
Venice International University, Study Abroad Program
Venice, Italy
Creative Writing
Scientific & Market Research
Copy Editing
Digital Marketing
Campaign Concepting
Creative Strategy & Pitching
Client Collaboration
Brand Development
Media Planning
May 2010
May 2008
August 2006-December 2006

Mac and PC proficiency:

MS Word; Excel; Power Point;
Adobe Photoshop, InDesign,


Harrison and Star

Senior Copywriter
February 2015-Present
Accounts: Merck Cardiovascular (US & Global)
Produce promotional materials for physicians, patients, and sales representatives across multiple channels,
including: modular detail aids, concepts for launch campaigns, websites, iPad applications, physician
education materials, slide decks, video scripts, convention materials, branding guidelines
Create thought-provoking concepts for new products, new indications, unbranded disease awareness
campaigns, and campaign re-development/execution
Collaborate with the creative department and account services to ensure a high quality of production in
promotional materials under extremely tight timelines
Contribute to tactical and strategic brainstorms
Lead content developer of global branding initiatives designed to enhance brand identity and consistency
around the world and across various communication vehicles
Present creative work to clients and participate in weekly status calls
Train and manage freelance copywriters as needed
Harrison and Star
January 2014-February 2015
Lead editor for all of Mercks cardiovascular brands, Novartis Fanapt (schizophrenia) and Tasigna
(oncology/CML), Vandas Hetlioz (Non-24 Sleep-Wake Rhythm Disorder), and Mercks HCV account
Copyedited and proofread promotional and educational pieces for pharmaceutical clients in accordance with
client direction, AMA style, and FDA regulations
Researched and verified claims in printed pieces against published references for factual accuracy
Interacted with other team members to ensure timely submission of client deliverables with emphasis on
thoroughness, efficiency, and attention to quality control processes
Updated and maintained product style guides for all accounts
Editorial lead on several product launches and new business pitches
Millennium Medical Publishing
Writer and Editor: Clinical Advances in Hematology & Oncology
August 2010-January 2014
Effectively collaborated with the editorial, sales, and art departments to produce 12 monthly journals,
ensuring that all content meets journal and AMA standards
Researched and wrote monthly news highlights
Responsible for acquiring manuscripts, finding reviewers for peer review, communicating reviewer
suggestions to authors, and maintaining correspondence from submission through publication
Stayed abreast of advances in the oncology/hematology field by researching various topics, conducting 4
monthly interviews with medical experts, and creating Q&A columns
Performed project management duties and worked closely with clients, key opinion leaders, medical
writers, and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine on CME- and non-CME-accredited projects that cover
various hematology and oncology meetings (ASCO, ASH)
Copyedited and managed flow of all journal-related content

42 Hick St, apt BAO, Brooklyn, NY 11201

(617) 838-4258

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June 2010-October 2010

Dystel and Goderich Literary Management

Literary Agency Intern, New York, NY

September 2008-December 2008

Research Assistant and Editor

Andrew Tavarelli, Writer and Visual Artist, Boston, MA

January 2008-August 2008

ByStudents Campus Representative Program (UNIGO)

Editorial Assistant, Reporter, Public Relations Coordinator, Boston, MA

January 2008-May 2008

Pearson Education Publishing

Editorial Assistant Intern for Addison Wesley, Boston, MA

May 2007-August 2007

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Features Columnist, Staff Arts and Review Writer; Boston, MA

September 2004-May 2008

**Writing samples and professional references available upon request**