Samantha Altea

New York, NY 10022 USA

Professional Experience

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,,, Dan's Papers, From Interviews with high profile celebrities, to fashion, beauty and lifestyles pieces, See my website for samples and more info:


15 Years
15 Years
12 Years


15 Years
15 Years
15 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
15 Years
Advertising, client side
15 Years
Marketing (in-house) - Fortune 1000 corp. clients
15 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

15 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Kaboose inc (6-10), Hearst, Meredith corp, et al (10+), Brown Publishing (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Avon (and mark) (10+), Lucky Brand (10+), The Frye Company (6-10)

Other Work History

In-house senior freelance copywriter mark. (avon). see:

Foreign Language Skills

Little French, Cantonese

Computer Skills

Word, photoshop, illustrator, dreamweaver


Laptop/desktop computers (both) Dictaphone...(audio recorder)

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)


upon request


Soho House member

Work Samples


Samples and links to some corporate clients who have hired me as a copywriter
Personal web site showcasing samples of work
Some lifestyle writing samples
Samples of interviews with celebrities and personalities
Samples of fashion, health and beauty work
Archives from Samantha's four year beauty column.