September 21st, 2015
Andy Lewis is a senior copywriter in San Francisco. He’s work-married to senior art director Stephen Giem and they’ve consummated the relationship with a joint portfolio site that’s hilarious and all love. It links out to their individual sites, which is a great way to do it. The couple is asking for whiskey or gin in lieu of gifts, which you can send directly to MC.
May 4th, 2015
Reid is a senior copywriter moving to NYC from Minneapolis in June. (Congrats!) Leave it to someone from Minnesota to come up with the idea of asking a guy to live in a snow globe as the agency holiday stunt (above, for McKinney). Too perfect.
April 16th, 2015
Rich is a copywriter/ACD at Downtown Partners Chicago. Since his last post on MC five years ago (04.03.10, has it really been that long?), Rich has spent time at Cramer-Krasselt as the lead writer on Porsche—I really hope that means he got to drive one for free—and then moved to Downtown Partners. And took his Cayman with him??
February 4th, 2015
Tim is a freelance copywriter/CD in Minneapolis. Over the past 20 years, he’s worked at shops like Fallon, Carmichael, Arnold, Burnett, and Saatchi (geez), on more awesome accounts than MC can list here. Don’t miss his classic campaigns for Citi Simplicity Card and the VW Beetle, including the above spot “Squares.” Brilliant.
January 13th, 2015
Phil is a full-time freelance copywriter in Minneapolis. Since his last post on MC (03.10.14), he’s added new work to his site and some new shops to his already stupid experience list. From Phil: “There’s no getting around it: I’ve been writing ads and ad-like things for a really long goddamn time. Since 1986, I’ve created stuff for pretty much every conceivable industry, in pretty much every conceivable medium—at, I would contend, a pretty consistently high level. And to think that this kind of experience, and this level of wordsmithing, are available on a freelance basis to one and all…the mind reels.”
March 10th, 2014
Phil is a freelance copywriter in Minneapolis. Over the past 20+ years he’s spent time at just about every great shop in Minneapolis, including Barrie D’Rozario Murphy, Carmichael Lynch, Fallon, Hill Holiday, and Leonard Monahan Lubars. He’s also written a bunch of work that makes MC flat-out jealous, like the above spot for United, with VO by Robert Redford. Geez.
August 19th, 2013
Aaron is a senior copywriter at Pulsar in D.C. He’s got a crazy mix of clients and projects on his site, including Dentyne Fire, the ACLU, the Smithsonian National Postal Museum, Arlington Co. Commuter Services, and 3 Bar & Grill. Good times.
October 31st, 2012
Mike is a VP/ACD/Copywriter at Leo Burnett Chicago. He’s got a redesigned site for a portfolio so good it’s scary. (Sorry. Halloween. It’s allowed.) The writing is flat-out amazing. MC recommends clicking through Categories: Print. Or, just go for it and click Categories: All Work. So much awesomeness.
August 19th, 2010
Andrew is a copywriter/ECD at NBC Universal, previously at CP+B, CAA, JWT, W+K, Leagas Delaney, and Fallon. I want this portfolio when I grow up. That’s all I have to say.
August 17th, 2010
Jenna is a copywriter/CD in San Francisco who’s done time at Riney, W+K Amsterdam and Fallon. Don’t miss her Travel Writing section. Russia, Morocco, Rwanda, Japan, Vietnam, Tibet, Chile … seriously.
August 13th, 2010
Albert is a copywriter/CD previously at Fallon, Strawberry Frog, GS&P, and just holy crap wow. Uncork a bottle and lock the doors. His site is The Motherload.
June 29th, 2010
Paula is a copywriter/CD at mono in Minneapolis, Fallon before that. She gets co-writing credit, along with Tom Sebanc, for the Holiday Inn campaign I mentioned in yesterday’s post. Just hilarious. The rest of her site is a gold mine: Blu Dot, Harvard, Sesame Street, so smart. But you absolutely have to read the print campaign for Kool-Aid (above). Pee-your-pants writing.
June 22nd, 2010
Sally was a copywriter/CD at W+K, Fallon, Martin, her own shop, and then she opened a CP+B office. Since then, she’s done more with her career than 10 average copywriters combined, including writing the popular book Radical Careering (above). What else can I say? She’s Sally Hogshead. Her career is what’s possible.
April 3rd, 2010
Rich is a senior copywriter at Mullen in North Carolina. The biz card above is so cool I wanted to feature it in his post, but it’s not really representative of Rich’s work. He’s a headline writer. A good one. That’s so rare these days, I feel like I should put it in all caps. ALERT. AWESOME HEADLINE WRITER.
February 3rd, 2010
Linda is a freelance copywriter in Minneapolis. Before going solo she spent time at Carmichael Lynch, Martin/Williams and Fallon. There’s a smart, gritty edge to a lot of her work: Harley-Davidson, Museum of Death, E*Trade, Mediawise, awesomeness.
February 1st, 2010
Brian is a freelance copywriter/CD in Minneapolis. Before going solo he spent time at Fallon (Group CD), CP+B, Carmichael Lynch, and Martin/Williams. Books don’t get much better than this, and I’ll just leave it at that. [Pause] Okay, one more thing. I remember first seeing the above outdoor board with my art director when I was still in SF. We both just freaked out. One of my fave lines EVER. Okay. Done now.
December 31st, 2009
Mike is a copywriter at Fallon in Minneapolis. All of the work on his site is awesome, but the print is what really gets me. The guy can just flat out write.
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