W O R K

The Martin Agency
Senior Copywriter
2021 - Current

Droga5 NY
Copywriter
2019 - 2021 

Various
Freelance Writer
2012 - Current

BBDO NY
Freelance Copywriter
2019 - 2019

ILY Magazine
Editor
2017 - 2019

VIBE Magazine/VIBE.com
Content Producer > Asst. Editor
2012 - 2019


L I F E

Solo Exhibitions

Emergence, The OG Studios, Brooklyn, NY, 2014

Beige, Brown, Black, Blacker, Brooklyn, NY, 2015


Group Exhibitions

Pop-Up Exhibit: I Used To Love Us, ILY Magazine, The Bishop, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

The Authority Pop-Up Gallery, The Authority Collective, Brooklyn, NY, 2018


Public Speaking

What Artists Can Learn From Music Journalists, Beats n Bars Festival, Durham, NC, 2017

'Raising Bertie' Film Screening + Discussion, Bronx Documentary Center, Bronx, NY, 2018

How Media Outlets Are Embracing New & Old Platforms, PRSA Travel & Tourism Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2018

The Business of Music, ENVSN Festival, Brooklyn, NY, 2019

Creativity’s Impact On Shaping A Better Future, The Drum Can-Do Festival, Virtual, 2020

Meet the Ad of the Year Nominees, ADCOLOR Everywhere Conference, Virtual, 2020

Droga5 Speaker Series: A Conversation with Van Jones, Droga5, Virtual, 2020


E D U C A T I O N

B.A. in Journalism (Minor in Photography)
Howard University School of Communications
Washington, D.C., May 2012

D5in10 Academy (Copywriting)
Droga5 NY 
Spring 2019


A C C O L A D E S

CANNES

Silver Lion — Film / TV & Cinema Film / Media & Entertainment, Facebook "Never Lost"

Silver Lion — Film / Culture & Context / Social Behavior, Facebook "Never Lost"


D&AD

Yellow Pencil — Sound Design & Use of Music / Existing Music, Facebook "Never Lost"

Graphite Pencil — Editing / Film Advertising, Facebook "Never Lost"

Graphite Pencil — Digital / Use of Trends & Tactical Marketing, Facebook "Never Lost"


ONE SHOW

Gold — Use of Licensed Music, Facebook "Never Lost"

Silver — User Generated Content, Facebook "Never Lost"

Bronze — Innovation and Transformation / Innovation in Lockdown, REFORM Alliance "When It's All Over"

Merit — Creative Effectiveness - Consumer / Brand, Facebook "Never Lost"

Merit — Innovation in Lockdown, Facebook "Never Lost"

Merit — Online Films and Video / Long Form - Single, Facebook "Never Lost"

Merit — Television & VOD / Long Form - Single, Facebook "Never Lost"

Merit — Editing - Single, Facebook "Never Lost"

Merit — Active Engagement / Call to Action, Facebook "Never Lost"

Merit — User Generated Content, REFORM Alliance, "When It's All Over

Merit — Active Engagement / Call to Action, REFORM Alliance "When It's All Over"


THE WEBBYS

Webby Award — Advertising, Media & PR Branded Content, The New York Times "1619 Project"

People's Voice Award — Advertising, Media & PR Branded Content, The New York Times "1619 Project"

Nominee — Advertising, Media & PR, Best Cause Related Campaign Best Viral PR Campaign, REFORM Alliance "When It's All Over"

Nominee — Social, Best Use of Stories, REFORM Alliance "When It's All Over"

Nominee — Advertising, Media & PR, Viral Marketing / Best Video Editing, Facebook "Never Lost"

Honoree — Advertising, Media & PR, Best Use of Earned Media, Facebook "Never Lost"


CLIO AWARDS

Silver — Audio Craft / Music, Facebook "Never Lost"

Bronze — Film Craft / Music - Adapted, Facebook "Never Lost"


AICP SHOW

Winner — Licensed Soundtrack, Facebook "Never Lost"


CAMPAIGN US POWER OF PURPOSE

Gold — COVID Response, REFORM Alliance "Answer Their Call"


ADCOLOR 

Nominee — Ad of the Year, The New York Times "1619"


BUSINESS INSIDER

2020's Rising Stars of Madison Avenue


Press 

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