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Brandi N

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Last Login 9/19/2016
Location Los Angeles, CA
Education Masters Degree
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Summary of Experience
Brandi is a writer, storyteller and strategist. Expertise includes copywriting, editorial writing, ghostwriting, scriptwriting, marketing, social media, and content curation experience across all digital and print platforms.
Specialties
Feature writing
Content writing
Video scriptwriting
Copywriting
Business writing
Advertorial writing
Ghostwriting
Blogging
Interests
Music
Art
Business
Social Issues
Journalism
Education
Education
The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies Narrative Nonfiction, Certificate

Coordinated and wrote a multimedia ethnography about the hidden life of Portland’s Congress Street.
Conceived and completed “Finding Carolyn Chute: The Search for Heart’s Content Road,” a written in-depth documentary on Maine novelist and political activist Carolyn Chute.
Put on dynamic public performance of final project.


University of Toledo Communication and Journalism, BA
University of Southern Maine Creative Writing, MFA

Penned Night Swimming, a first draft of a memoir detailing my experiences growing up with a father who suffered from alcoholism and PTSD as a result of service in Vietnam.
Instructed by writers of national and international prestige.
Researched and crafted critical paper, “Walk the Line: A Journalist Writing Memoir.”
Developed and presented original education seminar “The Burden of Truth: The Exploration of Ethics in Nonfiction.”
Delivered public reading of portion of thesis.


Honors and Awards
Creative Nonfiction Fellow Jul 2016
Idyllwild Arts Creative Nonfiction Fellow, Summer 2016

Fiction Fellowship Finalist Fellowship finalist for 2012 Summer Literary Series workshop in Lithuania. Short story, “The Regulars,” ranked in top 30 from more than 1,600 fiction submissions.

Association Memberships
The Association of Writers and Writing Programs

PEN Center USA

Certificates
Content Marketing Vertical Measures


Projects by Industry
Business

Brandi has written dozens of business features for multiple magazines and journals on all manner of business topics from recycling to finance to M&A.

Entertainment

Brandi has written numerous feature stories on entertainers like documentarians Albert Maysles and Werner Herzog, and musicians such as Steve Vai and Anni Clark.

Other

Brandi has written myriad lifestyle features for dozens of newspapers, magazine and journals. Additionally, she co-founded, and was executive editor of, “The Blue Room,” a visually driven, narrative-nonfiction magazine documenting life and art in Maine. She also has a strong background in B2C video scriptwriting and production supervision, and facilitated the creation of more than a dozen videos for outdoor lifestyle brand L.L.Bean.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Brandi is a professional writer, storyteller and content strategist based in Los Angeles, California, by way of Toledo, Ohio, and Portland, Maine.

She has been published in more than a dozen national and international newspapers, magazines and journals. Additionally, she co-founded, and was executive editor of, “The Blue Room,” a visually driven, narrative-nonfiction magazine documenting life and art in Maine.

She has a strong background in B2C video scriptwriting and production supervision, and facilitated the creation of more than a dozen videos for outdoor lifestyle brand L.L.Bean.

Script/Video

Brandi has a strong background in B2C video scriptwriting and production supervision, and facilitated the creation of more than a dozen videos for outdoor lifestyle brand L.L.Bean.

Projects By Expertise
Copywriter

Brandi was a lead web copywriter and video scriptwriter for L.L.Bean. She regularly wrote daily promotions.

Journalist

Brandi has more than 15 years experience as a journalist for dozens of publications.

Projects by Writing Style
Journalistic

Brandi has been published in more than a dozen national and international newspapers, magazines and journals. Additionally, she co-founded, and was executive editor of, “The Blue Room,” a visually driven, narrative-nonfiction magazine documenting life and art in Maine.

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