Aaron Kelley

Experienced Content Strategist, Copywriter, Reporter and Sales & Marketing Consultant with deep knowlege of the shipping and transportation industries

Location icon United States of America

Welcome to my web portfolio. Honored guests, such as yourself, are invited to sample the eclectic, hand-curated mélange of digital news stories, profiles, features, long-form articles, press releases, video interviews and other prime pieces of content that I've cooked up over the years.

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Portfolio

Top Picks

tradewindsnews.com
Offbeat Appetizer: Whatcha doin' Dolan?

This story is a great 'appetizer' if you have a sense of humor and intend to digest the features, profiles and long-form pieces found elsewhere on this page.

Power 100
In Brief: Billionaire Gary Chouest

This Big Easy baller prefers to keep a low profile but I managed to get a bit of his back story for a supplement that explored shipping's most powerful players.

Profiles & Features

TradeWinds
Profile: Heidenreich Innovations

When my editor asked for a piece about IT I turned to Fritz Heidenreich, the mastermind behind Q88 and several other popular digital platforms.

Marketing & Corporate Communications

American Bureau of Shipping & IACS
Release: IACS Crowns new Chairman

Announcement about an appointment that will see the CEO of ABS lead the International Association of Classification Societies for a year.

American Bureau of Shipping
Release: ABS Issues LNG Advisory

Cookie-cutter press release about a Technical Advisory that reflects rising interest in research about LNG propulsion.

Video Interviews & Random Multimedia

CONFERENCE COPY

Connecticut Maritime Association
Disruptive Technology at CMA Shipping 2017

I did a deep dive intro digital tech while recruiting speakers for the 'Game Changers' session at this expo. The lineup, and the copy I wrote for the agenda, are worth a peek.

TW Events
TradeWinds Jones Act Shipping Forum 2013

My editorial background proved pivotal when we laid the foundation for this forum. In addition to securing speakers, I penned copy for the event portal, promos and program itself.

TW Events
TradeWinds Jones Act Shipping Forum 2014

US Maritime Administrator among the heavy-hitters who were on hand to talk shop. I wrote copy found in the agenda, which you can view by clicking on the link above.

OTHER ITEMS THAT MAY BE OF INTEREST

Marine Money Magazine
10/01/2016
Blame Game Bingo

The downturn is a drag. If you're feeling blue, they say laughter is the best medicine. Here's a heavy dose...

RIP: CREATIVE CRUSADES THAT DIED AN EARLY DEATH (BUT WERE RESURRECTED FOR MY AMUSEMENT)

tradewindsnews.com
Shipping 2014 Survival Guide

Advice for delegates in advance of the region's largest maritime trade show. Includes tips about night life, dining, dress codes and more.

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