Kids Media Consultant
Podcast writer, producer (2018-present) Co-creator, co-writer and co-exec producer of 20 episodes each of musical comedy “The FurryTones” and game show “Money on the Sidewalk” for kids audio app Pinna. Creative direction of development through casting and production; script writer, music and lyrics; music production. Currently shopping pilots and treatments for 7 more original series.
Senior Writer MOXIE (Embodied, Inc.) (2022). Wrote conversational dialogue, stories, and jokes for kids social emotional robot companion Moxie, 2022’s most-awarded AI product for the home. Worked with game designers and NLP team to create more organic, conversational flow between scripted and AI generated (GPT3-assisted) content.
Consultant, writer MIKO 3 (2021-2022) Conversation design and scripts for educational and activity modules for kids AI social robot. Focused on creating a seamless UX experience bridging third party modules and in-house scripted content; consulted on content and language suitable content for U.S. consumers. Also wrote UI copy for parent control app and on bot UI settings.
Creator, writer, producer Bansho (2021) “NINA’S NEW YORK CITY” of series of one-minute live-action/animation hybrid videos covering unique features of New York City. Licensed to Bansho educational video app, also available on YouTube kids.
Freelance writer Designer Greetings (2018) Concepts and copy and for over 100 humor cards for the “A Little Salty” line of cards.
Copywriter The In-House Writer (2004 — 2012) Freelance copywriting for boutique creative agency including tag lines, web copy, business copy, executive bios, print collateral, PR, product packaging, and more for clients across entertainment, non-profit, hospitality, tech, and wellness.
Writer Discovery Channel (2010) “CASH CAB” Nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award as writer on game show that surprises unwitting riders in real New York City cabs with trivia questions and cash prizes.
Scriptwriter Cartoon Network (2010) “MAD” Emmy-nominated animated sketch comedy show based on the classic humor magazine, airing on Adult Swim programming block.
Freelance writer The Designists (2006-2008) Video scripts for production company, including on-air promos for Nickelodeon and Noggin, commercials for Nick Jr. Arcade and NeoPets, and family travel videos for Go City Kids.
Contributing Writer Nickelodeon Magazine (2000-2008). Published over 30 humor pieces in kids magazine from Nickelodeon.
Copywriter Guitar Center (2004 — 2006) Ideated themes for monthly catalog and marketing campaigns, wrote marketing collateral, catalog copy and direct mail postcards and finance offers.
Writer Nickelodeon (2003-2004) “TEENICK SPINS THE BOTTLE” Wraparound show with celebrity guest hosts performing stunts and games with live audience. Wrote host scripts for celebs including David Spade, George Lopez, Jennifer Garner, others.
Head Writer, On-Air promos Nickelodeon (1999-2001) Wrote, assigned, and edited :15 and :30 tune-in spots for daily shows and special programming stunts.
Copywriter HBO (1997-1999)
Writer Comedy Central (1995-1996)
Writer PBS (1992-1996)