Dave S
Writer #24760
Knoxville, TN
NEW 2/13/2018
4 Star Rating
220 Projects
0 Endorsements
0 Elite Skills
Having spent over fifteen years on the writing side of the film and video business, Dave brings a modern sensibility to everything he writes. As the video market has evolved over the years, content has become shorter and shorter, requiring him to develop a style that is concise, effective, and impactful, maximizing every word. He has written scripts and various other marketing copy for everything from moonshine distilleries to credit card processing companies to major cell phone carriers. He realizes that each project he takes requires its own voice and thus has become a literary chameleon of sorts, switching tone as each project demands.

An avid traveler and outdoor enthusiast, Dave is a student of the world and all those who inhabit it. Capable of writing everything from national television commercials to basic web copy to blog posts, he is an enthusiastic and responsive partner who will listen to your needs and then deliver work that exceeds your expectations.
Education
Script/Video
Web Page
Grant/Proposal
Marketing
Outdoor/Recreation

Specialties

Copy/scriptwriting, video marketing, content writing, web copy, blog posts

Interests

Mountain biking, traveling, crossword puzzles, film and television, music, and parenting

Education

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Dave's formal education as a writer started here where he predominately crafted short stories.

The University of Memphis

It was here that Dave first began to hone his skills as a media professional. Additionally, his studies in film history and theory further solidified a lifelong love of the art form, particularly documentary filmmaking.

Marketing

50 Projects Completed

Dave has crafted dozens and dozens of scripts and various other promotional materials for a huge array of companies large and small.

Education

10 Projects Completed

Dave has written award-winning scripts and other promotional materials for various higher education institutions.

Outdoor/Recreation

7 Projects Completed

A passionate outdoor recreation enthusiast, Dave has had the opportunity to write scripts for various outdoor manufacturers and nonprofits, creating everything from branded web video content to local tourism materials.

Script/Video

100 Projects Completed

The former owner of a small video production company, Dave has written countless scripts and pitch materials. His expertise predominately lies in short-form video, creating everything from 30-second national commercial spots to short web-based explainer videos. He has written scripts in a huge variety of genres, helping market everything from moonshine distilleries to credit card processing companies.

Grant/Proposal

50 Projects Completed

As a former small business owner, Dave has written scores of proposals. He is always careful to balance the needs of the business being proposed with the unique offerings of the entity doing the proposing.

Web Page

3 Projects Completed

Dave is capable of writing strong copy for websites across industries. His web copywriting is concise, effective, and impactful as he is sure to maximize every word in order to compete with limited attention spans.

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