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Denise Brodey

Versatile B2B Content Writer. Leader. Visionary Advocate for People with Disabilities in the Workplace.

Location icon United States

I am a passionate, thoughtful, creative, unboxed thinker with copywriting, journalism and content management expertise. I help organizations collaborate internally to offer their strongest brand statements to stakeholders, partners, and consumers.

The 30-second overview.
Career accomplishments include
• top positions at USA TODAY, Fitness, Glamour, Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
• bylines in New York Times, Forbes, Huffington Post, Thrive Global and Medium.
• experience writing marketing/SEO copy for Salesforce, Trulia, Meredith, Tribune, Boston Globe, TravelAbilityInsider.com, EdSurge
• The Elephant In the Playroom (Penguin) was chosen as a Library Journal Best Book

Skills/programs I use often: Adobe, Constant Contact, Facebook Advertising, Google Analytics, Slack, Trello, Twitter, Pocket, Wix, WordPress, and Zoom.

The marketing content I write outperforms my competitors often because it is well-researched and clearly aligning with business goals. I am known for:
—tripling newsletter open rates to 40% monthly (above industry standard)
—delivering well-crafted collateral for national brands on a tight deadline
—helping influential CEO's speak positively about difficult topics as a ghostwriter

See my portfolio, below.

My business and health journalism is lively, truthful, and packed with interviews and expertise. I am a keen observer adept at quickly adopting a brand voice. My success is due to hard work, but also the fact that I truly enjoy funneling other people's ideas into purposeful, clearly written copy.

Again, see my portfolio, below. Thank you. Stay well.

Portfolio
Medium
08/24/2018
The Inner Lives of Women with Learning Disabilities

Life in the learning disability (LD) 'club' comes with a lot of fun, creativity, intelligence and flexibility, but it also has its share of unspoken anxiety and embarrassment. It's often an endless loop of feeling crunched for time while having no way to solve any problem quickly - or do basic things, like take a breath.

RECENT CLIPS (not sponsored content)

Forbes
7 Surprising Lessons You Learn In A Self-Quarantine

You've got the hand-washing advice down. Now, how do you handle the hand-wringing issues-anxiety, depression and loneliness. I asked the experts I speak with regularly for their advice on managing panic, fear, anxiety and what may be the toughest for some-self-quarantine. Here are their suggestions: 1. Eliminating Anxiety?

Nytimes
09/20/2005
Blacks Join the Eating-Disorder Mainstream

As a teenager, Nickona Knuckles regularly binged on food and then vomited to keep her weight down. Ms. Knuckles, who is African-American, recalled that at the time she had no idea of the devastating health effects of bulimia, nor did she care.

Forbes
The Rising Power of Peers-And What That Means For Leaders

Today, employees trust their coworkers more than their leaders with their mental health issues. Americans are confiding in their peers about anxiety, stress, depression and burn-out, crossing the traditional line in the sand that was once drawn to keep personal issues or feelings out of the workplace.

Faculty Club
11/13/2019
Prescribe "Disruptive Thinking" to Spark Innovations in Healthcare - Faculty Club

Professor Rachel Rogers's healthcare management students get ideas for addressing issues in the medical field by analyzing data-and other industries. Imagine this: You are the CEO of a healthcare IT startup. You have entered a competition in which all of the top minds in healthcare will be showcasing their most promising ideas.

NEWSLETTERS/SPONSORED CONTENT

Salesforce Blog
4 Successful CEOs Share Their Secrets to Business Growth: Download Now

Get first-hand secrets to success from four talented CEOs who have all led teams to incredible growth and businesses to nothing short of success. Whether you're just starting out, already managing a team, or looking to pivot quickly to put your business on the path to rapid success, a little outside advice from seasoned experts can always go a long way.

TravelAbility Insider
TravelAbility Insider

It's Good to Connect with You-at least Virtually As there is a great amount of information about the importance of communications, both internally and to industry partners, we believe that between now and June 30, the most productive strategy would be to begin working on the recovery plan.

denisebrodeywrites
Hiring Diverse Minds | Rebel Talent | United States

New in 2020: The Elephant in the Office, By Denise Brodey Available now on AMAZON (part 2 of the elephants-everywhere series.) REBEL TALENT founder, book author and Senior Contributor at FORBES, Denise Brodey writes and speaks about helping diverse minds-and she does it with eye-opening candor and uncommon humor.

National Print Marketing & Branding Work Samples

Maketing Collateral for Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
2014
Bringing Our Values to Life

An Outline of Federation's 40+ local partners that help save lives, care for the neediest and bring Jewish values to life.

MULTIMEDIA CONTENT

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