Brandon loves editing and proofreading in order to ensure that each project he takes on achieves its highest potential. In addition, he has a background in both academic and creative writing, so he is able to speak to a variety of audiences with ease.
In his free time, Brandon is a working poet in Los Angeles and a recipient of the 2014 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellowship for exceptional skill in the art of writing poetry. It is his first love.
Brandon's undergraduate degree is from a liberal arts university in Cleveland, TN, where he first began writing academically. Also, Brandon had his first poems published while in college.
Brandon pursued graduate studies in theology, which provided him ample experience in academic writing and editing for publication.
As a part of his 2014 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellowship award, Brandon enrolled in several writing courses at UCLA.
Brandon created both digital and print content for a lead nonprofit agency in Southern California. Projects include a capital campaign that successfully raised nearly $300,000; monthly newsletters and email communications; and social media/PR campaigns.
Brandon has written articles and blog posts on current and upcoming trends in the fashion industry and general pop style. Additionally, he serves as lead proofreader and copy editor for a boutique brand marketing agency in Los Angeles that has worked on an upcoming line of athletic shoes.
Brandon's articles have been published on various web blogs, and his background and education in theological and religious studies provides the necessary qualifications to approach various topics surrounding spirituality. Additionally, Brandon has ghostwritten numerous projects for a nationally recognized public speaker.
Brandon is the lead poetry reviewer at Fox Hunting, a blog for Foxing Quarterly, a print journal based in Austin, TX. Specializing in poetry, he is familiar with poetry and critical reviewing.
Brandon has worked directly with several clients in the area of Ecommerce, manufacturing and installation of green technology. In this field, he has written product descriptions and various web copy for numerous companies.
Brandon worked with a nonprofit organization as their direct volunteer newsletter writer. In these newsletters, he would include updates, appeals, campaigns, and more to create emails with strong open rates.
Brandon has written blog posts covering everything from cross-country cycling to current must-read books to religion's intersection with politics to current fashion trends. His voice is unique and conversational with a clear tone of professionalism and expertise. He is a storyteller at heart.
Brandon wrote copy for a lead nonprofit organization in Los Angeles that was fit for publication on their newly launched website. He also shared links to specially created and formatted documents that could be downloaded and/or viewed online.
Brandon worked with an independent lapel pin, patch and custom design company in order to create engaging and compelling posts for social media. He is experienced in researching and developing unique content for his clients.