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education


VCU Brandcenter - Richmond, Virginia - 2017
M.S. - Business & Branding, Copywriting

VCU - Richmond, Virginia - 2013
B.S. - Journalism


experience


VMLY&R, Copywriter
June 2017-Present
Clients: New Balance, LEGOLAND,
The United Nations, AMC.

Coca-Cola, Jr. Copywriter
June - December, 2017
Clients: Ecto Cooler, Surge.

The Martin Agency, Jr. Producer
June 2014- August, 2015
Clients: Walmart, Stoli, Penske, Midas.

Freelance Writer,
June. 2013 - June 2014
Wrote everything from clickbait to software instructions.


skills


Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom, Audition,
Microsoft Office suite, Keynote, slide guitar.


awards


Cannes Shortlists (2018): 1x Brand Experience & Activation Lions +
1x Industry Craft + 1x Industry design.

One Show (2018): Bronze (Direct)
D&AD (2018): Wood Pencil (Digital)
ADC Merit (2018): Interactive use of social media.
4A’s (2018) Winner - Media Partnership


richardwhelchel@gmail.com
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