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Marisa Swanson

Marisa Swanson

Freelance Copywriter | Editor | Reporter

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From the time I was first learning how to write properly, I found there exisisted an ability to express my creativity while writing in a variety of voices and styles to suit an audience; to source my personal experiences, eliciting an emotional connection, just as an actor does on the stage. My stage was a piece of paper and ...

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EVERYONE IS A GENIUS. BUT IF YOU JUDGE A FISH BY ITS ABILITY TO CLIMB A TREE IT WILL LIVE ITS WHOLE LIFE BELIEVING IT IS STUPID. - Albert Einstein
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Both freelance and full time opportunities in my experience-based industry niches. I'm interested in continuing my work within the fashion, beauty and culture markets/industries. Having held positions as content editor, managing editor, contributing writer/editor and lead copywriter, having written for dozens of brands a...

My dynamic interests led me to copywriting and reporting in the first place, so one dream job? There are many! But I love collaborating with creative teams, creating branded content whether that's working on the editorial side of a magazine or website; or producing expert copy. In terms of job titles, senior copywriter at a creative agency...
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The Fashion Spot

Contributing Reporter | Writer

I am proud to include one of New York's most loved and respected online fashion publications as one of my ongoing freelance clients.

Pitch and compose articles on a weekly basis, reporting on fashion trends, lifestyle topics. Conduct interviews with fashion, beauty and entertainment industry professionals and talent.

Choose runway and shop images for slideshow production, perform digital styling and produce photo collages for weekly stories.

Contribute copywriting services, composing advertorial stories on behalf of TFS sponsors such as Macy's, Lindt, Ulta, Nordstrom and more.

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Papierdoll, LLC

Creative Consultant | Editor At Large

I began working with PD (as a blog writer) in 2007. A fruitful, long standing relationship with the brand has allowed me to work in several roles, including managing editor.

Responsibilities have entailed budget writing, article submission coordination, acquiring freelance writing services, maintaining relationships with multiple New York PR firms, scheduling interviews and managing content publication as well as making key creative decisions for magazine's design.

Currently on a freelance basis, I provide creative consultation, as well as fashion week coverage for both London and New York.

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Marisa Swanson

Freelance Copywriter | Editor | Reporter | Creative Consultant

Fashion and beauty copywriting and editorial work, as well as travel, culture and lifestyle reporting and copywriting experience. Notable publications/brands include, Papierdoll magazine, Lit magazine, Ocean Style magazine (features writer and managing editor), Tyra Banks' website (TypeF), Livestrong, USA Today Travel (online) and Finisterra Books (classical literature forewords and author biographies). Copywriting composed for Cielo and NuturGuard beauty products, as well as international brands (L'Oreal, Lanvin, Fendi) sold by cosmetics retailer Bellabox. Further copywriting includes cover lines for print fashion and beauty editorials, as well as SEO experience for international manufacturing firm ETCO.

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Bellabox

Contract Beauty Copywriter

Compose Bellabox web copy for a variety of brands such as Lanvin, L'Oreal, Carmex, DKNY and more. Write print and web press releases, product descriptions, brand statements and copy for print promotional materials and direct mail.

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Thomson Reuters

Senior Editorial Assistant

Proofread, copyedit, and publish various government publications in print and online on behalf of Thomson Reuters. Publications included, but are not limited to, SEC litigation releases, Congressional New Law and amendments, the Internal Revenue Code as well as the Internal Revenue Bulletin.

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Bernard M. Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business

BBA, Economics, Experimental Research Psychology