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David Soyka

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Senior Copywriter Writer and Wordsmith

About Me

Senior writer with demonstrated record of success in writing a range of technical documents, direct mail and email advertising, marketing communications, sales collateral, white papers, case studies, PowerPoint presentations, marketing and product training courses, corporate award programs and web site content. Managed a team of copywriters and led groups on project assignments. Met objectives on deadline, on-budget at all stages of the creative process. Worked variously as an independent contractor trading under the name of ProseNet Communications, through third party contract organizations, and as a senior copywriter for multiple advertising agencies. Industry knowledge and experience encompasses financial, healthcare and pharmaceutical, telecommunications, manufacturing, utilities, education and general business. Former newspaper reporter and college teacher; published writer of fiction and non-fiction. Specialties: writing, editing, training.

Industries I Write About

Marketing & Advertising

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Airlines/Aviation

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Banking

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Biotechnology

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Computer & Network Security

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My Writing Samples

Work Samples

Web sites, blogs, magazine article, white paper, training document

http://prose-net.com/samples/index.html

Experience

Senior Copywriter/Marketing Communications Consultant

Since 1978 have provided Fortune 1000 financial, computer, telecommunications, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and utility companies as well as universities and training organizations with a range of services, delivered in both web and traditional print formats: • employee communications • marketing plans and communications, white papers, case studies • business-to-business and consumer advertising • direct mail and email • corporate websites • press releases and public relations • power point presentations, design and script development • training curriculum/course design, development and delivery • executive speeches and presentations • sales incentive programs • technical documentation These services encompass “soup to nuts”: from creative concepting and presenting to copywriting to supervising production of final deliverables. Clients include: AT&T, Bank of America, Baldwin & Obenauf, Bell Atlantic, Camares Communications, Compas, Capital One, Covance, Dominion Virginia Power, eResearch Technologies, Iacocca Institute, KMC Telecom, Lucent Technologies, Marketing Edge Group, M.D. On-Line, Merck & Co., Newton Resource Group, Ortho Diagnostic Systems, Special Recognition, The Mega Group, White Tiger, Inc.

Company: ProseNet Communications

I worked there from 1/1978 until now

Reporter/Columnist

Contributing writer for Industry Today and Food and Drink Quarterly magazines, Positive Publications, Morristown, NJ; 2003-Present. Columnist for The Courier News, Bridgewater, NJ-based daily; 1987-1989. Staff writer/editor for The Reporter, South Plainfield, NJ-based weekly; reporter for municipal meetings and events, feature writer, copy editor; 1978-1982. Reporter for The News Tribune, Woodbridge, NJ-based daily; reporter for municipal meetings and events, feature writer; 1977-1978.

Company: Newspaper

I worked there from 1/1977 until now

Writer

Essays and Feature Stories: The New York Times, Practical Homeowner, Goldmine, Central Jersey Monthly, The Star Ledger, Asbury Park Press, Fast Folk Magazine. Business: Public Utilities Fortnightly, PM Network, The World of Work Report, Tele – The Communications Magazine for Business, US Industry Today. Fiction: Altered Perceptions, Byline, Carriage House Review, Circle Magazine, Encounters, Santa Barbara Review, Spectra, Steampunk Tales, Neo-opsis. Criticism: Big Sky, Extrapolation, Nova Express, The New York Review of Science Fiction, The Third Alternative, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Themes, Works and Wonders, Vector. World Wide Web: SF Site (www.sfsite.com), Black Gate (www.blackgate.com), Strange Horizons (www.strangehorizons.com) Locus Online (www.locusmag.com), Sci Fi Weekly (www.scifi.com/sfw/) and Internet Review of Science Fiction (www.irosf.com).

Company: Publications

I worked there from /1974 until now

Content I Write