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Last Login 2/1/2016
Location Los Angeles, CA
Education College Diploma
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Summary of Experience
Samantha writes direct, digestible, compelling, and concise copy for any purpose: to inform, to entertain, or to persuade. For example:

She has authored a college guidebook on the University of Montana for College Prowler.

She has interviewed high-profile celebrities (Leonardo Dicaprio, Zac Efron, Keifer Sutherland, Blake Lively, Amy Sherman-Palladino) for The Hollywood Reporter.

She has researched, fact checked, copy edited, and written articles for Publishers Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, the Montanan, and The Great Falls Tribune.

She wrote and edited website copy, marketing copy, and product copy on electronics, appliances, and outdoor equipment and clothing. (Vann’s and Big Sky Country)

She was Editor-in-Chief of The Oval literary magazine where she managed freelance writers, submissions, budget, advertising. She organized monthly readings and went beyond the university book store to get the literary journal sold at several independent bookstores. She also evaluated submissions off-site for Memoir LIterary Journal for 2 years.

She covered the 2013 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

She wrote, directed, and video-edited (Final Cut Pro 7) a sketch comedy called The Interview”.

She has taught a weekly semester-long course to freshmen considering a major in English in which she created her own syllabus and emphasized how English can be a practical major. She focused on query letters, professional guest speakers, cover letters, resumes, and mock interviews.

She's written and edited humorous, dynamic questions for a quiz-your-friends game, on the order of Buzzfeed quizzes and Cards Against Humanity.
Specialties
humor, directness, easy-to-read, digestible, concise, compelling, dynamic.
Interests
reading, yoga, cooking, piano.
Education
University of Montana Double emphasis in Writing and Literature, BA in English

Graduated with Honors with a 3.5 GPA.


Projects by Industry
Appliance

Wrote and edited product copy, website copy, ad copy for appliances at Vann's. Refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves, microwaves, ovens, washer-dryers, sinks, freezers.

Education

Wrote a college guidebook detailing reviews of academic experience for prospective University of Montana students.

Electronics

Wrote and edited copy on consumer electronics for Vann's: cameras, TVs, amplifiers, headphones, Blu-ray players, speakers, etc.

Entertainment

Wrote profiles on film luminaries as well as covered movie premieres and after-party events, interviewing celebrities, Leonardo Dicaprio, Gossip Girl cast, Keifer Sutherland, High School Musical cast, Amy Sherman-Palladino, creator of Gilmore Girls.

Fashion

As a copywriter for Vanns, and its sister company, BigSkyCountry, she wrote copy on clothing, particularly outdoor, athletic, and active-wear.

Humor

This guidebook she wrote on the University of Montana combines humor and exposition to reveal the culture, academics, and overall atmosphere of the University of Montana.

Outdoor/Recreation

As a copywriter for Vanns, and its new company, BigSkyCountry, she wrote copy on outdoor equipment, such as sleeping bags, stoves, backpacks, and more.

Consumer Goods

As a copywriter for Vanns, an electronics, appliances, and computer company, she wrote copy on electronics, such as headphones, iPod docks, USB chargers, blu-ray and DVD players, television sets, computers, printers, Blu-Ray glasses, camcorders, digital cameras, and surge protectors.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Wrote articles for Publishers Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, the Montanan, and Great Falls Tribune.

Blog Post

She had a short-lived blog called "Y" about Generation Y related topics, analyzing millennials: particularly hook-up culture, feminism, and "The Skinny on Fat Rationalization"

Book

Samantha has written a coming-of-age without coming novel called The Petting Zoo, which has agent interest. She is currently revising The Petting Zoo for publication.

Copywriting

She was employed as a copywriter for Vanns and BigSkyCountry.com from 2011-2012 in Missoula Montana and was employed as a copywriter for Plaor, a gaming start-up that owns Hollywood Poker and the question game Hyve, from 2013-2014 in Los Angeles.

News Story

She has written journalistic articles for the Montanan, Great Falls Tribune, Publishers Weekly, and The Hollywood Reporter.

Script/Video

She wrote, directed, and video-edited (Final Cut Pro 7) a sketch comedy called "The Interview" about an overqualified college graduate interviewing for a dishwashing job with a passive-aggressive yogi.

Projects by Writing Style
Humorous

This is from a sarcastic Buzzfeed List post Samantha made in defense of singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey and feminist attacks against her.

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