David Thackham

Technical Writer

United States

Hi, I'm David. I'm a Technical Writer based in Rock Hill, South Carolina with more than a decade of professional writing experience across platforms and industries.

I have a deep passion for policy and procedure writing, effective documentation, and knowledge sharing.

đź’ˇ During my time at Cardinal Financial, a top nationwide mortgage lender, I helped create and lead a peer editing quality control process to ensure better value and consistency for our documents.

đź”® My goal is to continue to expand my skills in new areas of expertise and eventually earn a role as a Senior Technical Writer or Policies and Procedures manager.

My core competencies include short and long-term project management, interviewing and interpersonal skills. I'm also skilled in web and print design, copywriting and editing, as well as videography and photography.

📧 Want to chat? Send me a message at [email protected].


Technical Writing Portfolio


Private Client
Wingate University case study

After partnering with TicketReturn, Wingate University was able to renew more than 90 percent of its season ticket packages online, rather than via walk-up traffic or hand-written forms.

Kannapolis Cannon Ballers' partnership press release

The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers will receive industry-leading solutions and dedicated client support. Cannon Ballers GM, Matt Millward says TicketReturn will take the Cannon Ballers to new heights.

Private Client
Elon University case study

Elon employed TicketReturn’s robust reporting tool to target segmented groups of fans, including existing season ticket holders, flex and mini-plan holders and fans, to provide a raucous atmosphere for a game versus the University of North Carolina.

CompuCom: Content Marketing

Device as a Service: Better Than Buying, More than Leasing

The workplace is changing. Over the course of a typical day employees use several devices to be more productive. Whether they’re writing a report on their laptop in the office, taking a meeting on their smartphone on the road, or checking the latest analytics data on their tablet at a local coffee shop, technology plays a vital role in ensuring they can communicate, collaborate, and get their work done.

The Herald (Rock Hill, S.C.)

The Herald
Winthrop students, 2 teens and a lab rat help fight SC health issues

Middle school students Vanessa and Brian walk into biology class one sunny morning to find they're in for a busy day. Their teacher is walking them through the basics of germs, antibodies and how to ward off infections. Vanessa leaves class with plenty of knowledge: "Make sure to wash your hands before you eat," and "Take antibiotics exactly as directed."

The Herald (Rock Hill, S.C.)
Tillman Hall protest begins, ends peacefully at Winthrop

The protest began with a number: 715 victims of police violence in 2016. The movement intensified with a building: Winthrop University's Tillman Hall. Around 70 students and faculty participated in a lively, exuberant and peaceful march on campus Wednesday to raise support for renaming the school's administration building, which protesters say represents a man who espoused racist ideals.

The Times, Gainesville, Ga.

Gainesville Times
Gainesville High linebacker excels on field amid family's struggles

Up in the stands at City Park Stadium, Brown shakes her pom-poms, shouts her son's number and waves to the players. "When he looks up and sees me sitting up there, a smile gets on his face," Brown said. "Whatever he's going through, he doesn't focus on that.

Gainesville Times
'Once in a lifetime': Deshaun Watson's most significant plays, from Gainesville to Clemson

Even after 41 years of coaching, Bruce Miller still isn't sure if he's seen it all. It's funny how players like Gainesville High graduate Deshaun Watson can change your perception of what's possible in the game of football. "I don't think you ever appreciate what type of player he was until he was gone," said Miller in his office earlier this week.

Peninsula Pilots features and coverage

Daily Press
Pilots' timely defense keeping Peninsula in the Petitt Cup hunt

HAMPTON - Trapped in the visitors dugout, Taylor Ostrich was nursing a broken right wrist when he and his Peninsula Pilots teammates celebrated their Petitt Cup victory in August in Columbia, S.C. That same wrist, fully healed after a season playing right field at Old Dominion University, has been crucial to keeping Peninsula (25-9) at the top of East standings in the Coastal Plain League.

Daily Press
Peninsula Pilots' Sam Tidaback regaining rhythm at plate

HAMPTON - As the hot beach sand crunched beneath his toes, an ocean stretching out in front of him for miles, Sam Tidaback couldn't help but think he made the right choice to come to Virginia for the summer.

Daily Press
Pilots shortstop beating odds to play after recent shoulder surgery

HAMPTON - One of the most vivid memories Andres Nelo brought to America from his home in Maracay, Venezuela, was when his father, Hector, talked about the dream he had for his son. It involves a major-league ballpark, bat and glove, while Andres and his brother Daniel play against each other on the diamond.

NFL / College football

Daily Press
Eagles' LeSean McCoy entertains kids at W&M pro camp

[Video included] WILLIAMSBURG - With just five weeks until he reports to Philadelphia Eagles training camp, two-time Pro Bowl running back LeSean McCoy stepped on the football field Sunday evening.

Daily Press
Sherman, Super Bowl-winning Seahawks 'play like kids'

WILLIAMSBURG - Every time Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman lines up on the hash, he tries to make eye contact with his opposing receiver. The ploy is that Sherman's opponents will get intimidated and forget their routes. Typically, though, Sherman isn't lining up against receivers half his height.

Sports feature stories

Daily Press
Tabb girls soccer falls in OT in state semifinals

LYNCHBURG - First came the tears, then the hugs and then, after a while, the cameras broke out as Tabb's girls soccer team relished the last few minutes of being together as a team.