I am a professional copywriter with a masters in applied psychology (persuasion), bachelors in marketing and psychology, and extensive experience researching and targeting particular demographics in order to compose copy--or promotional text--persuading the reader to buy a product or hold a particular point of view.
Area Covered: Copywriting / Technical Writing / Consumer Behavior / Legal, Political & Social Research
Company Name: LAWGHOST & COPYSPIN
Industry: Marketing and Advertising
Summary: DAVID TAL-MASON, M.A.
-- TECHNICAL WRITER / COPYWRITER / LEGAL AND SOCIAL RESEARCHER --
4/2002 - Present
Technical Writer & Researcher
Research and persuasive writing for attorneys on contract. Law firm marketing. Social research for political campaigns.
4/2000 - 4/2002
Donna Barfield, P.A. - West Palm Beach, FL
Senior Researcher & Technical Writer
Research and persuasive writing at all phases of civil litigation (commercial, contract, premises liability & personal injury); writing motions, memoranda, trial and appellate briefs; preparing for jury trial and assisting in negotiating settlement agreements.
7/1993 - 6/2000
University of South Florida
Technical Writer (On Contract)
Educational grant writing and development of educational curricula for social science professionals working with at-risk youths.
1991 Vermont College of Norwich
University, Montpelier, VT
Master of Arts in Applied Psychology (Persuasion)
1989 University of the State of New York
Bachelor of Arts (Marketing/Psychology)
1993 USDA Grad. School, Washington, DC
Job Title: RESEARCHER & WRITER
Company: LAWGHOST, INC
Description: RESEARCHING & WRITING PERSUASIVE ARGUMENTS
Job Title: LEGAL WRITER
Company: THOMAS P. O'CONNELL, PA
Description: RESEARCH, WRITING, LAW FIRM MARKETING, AND SOCIAL RESEARCH FOR POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS
Job Title: COPYWRITER
Company: COPYSPIN, INC
Description: WRITING MARKETING COPY AND PERSUASIVE POLITICAL CAMPAIGN MATERIALS ON CONTRACT
Summary: As a bachelor of marketing/psychology, master of applied psychology (persuasion) and graduate diplomate in legal studies, my studies have focussed on the psychology of persuasion and consumer behavior, as well as political and judicial decision-making.
Degree: MASTER OF ARTS
Field of Study: APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY
University / College: VERMONT COLLEGE OF NORWICH UNIVERSITY
Degree: BACHELOR OF ARTS
Field of Study: MARKETING / PSYCHOLOGY
University / College: UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK