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  Samantha Altea
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Freelance copywriter and journalist who has worked with leading brands, corporations, newspapers & magazines specializing in fashion, beauty, lifestyle and celebrity.

As a copywriter:
i have written copy for clients such as Lucky Brand, The Frye Company, David's Bridal, Avon, Van Heusen, Robert Graham, OroMagnifico, Coach, mark. (a brand of Avon).

I am able to create copy suitable for any product, person, place or event. From head/tag lines, to decks, collateral pieces, in-store signage, catalogs, trend books, product naming, video scripts, online copy, banners, product descriptions, email campaigns. I've worked on every aspect of a full 360 campaign.

As a journalist:
I have written features for magazines such as Self, Marie Claire, SFX, Kaboose.com, DailyCandy.com, Dan's Papers, EndlessBeauty.com

From Interviews with high profile celebrities, to fashion, beauty and lifestyles pieces,

See my website for samples and more info:
www.samanthaaltea.com
Work Info
 
Expertise
Copywriter 15 Years
Copywriter 15 Years
Writer 12 Years
Specialty
Fashion 15 Years
Lifestyle 15 Years
Beauty 15 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
15 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Brown Publishing (11+), Hearst, Meredith corp, et al (11+), Kaboose inc (6-10)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Avon (and mark) (11+), Lucky Brand (11+), The Frye Company (6-10)
Other Work History
In-house senior freelance copywriter mark. (avon).
see: samanthaaltea.com
Computer Skills
Word, photoshop, illustrator, dreamweaver
Equipment
Laptop/desktop computers (both) Dictaphone...(audio recorder)
Foreign Language Skills
Little French, Cantonese
Work Permits & Visas
British national. Yes, accent an' all. (But have a green card-which means I'm a permanent resident and can legally work)
References
upon request
Associations
Soho House member
Other
I have an honors degree in media and communications from a university in the UK. University of Lincolnshire and Humberside. I am also a qualified hairdresser and make-up artist.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Samples and links to some corporate clients who have hired me as a copywriter
Samples of interviews with celebrities and personalities
Some lifestyle writing samples
Archives from Samantha's four year beauty column.
Samples of fashion, health and beauty work
Personal web site showcasing samples of work
Contact Info
  Samantha Altea
New York, NY 10022
USA

Tel: 646 221 4689  
E-Mail: sam@samanthaaltea.com
Website: http://www.samanthaaltea.com