Copywriter at Nationwide Financial
- Columbus, Ohio Area
Katherine Harben's Overview
- Contract copywriter at Nationwide Financial
- Writer/Editor at The Columbus Dispatch
- Freelance Copywriter at Ologie
- Contract Copywriter at Victoria's Secret
- Freelance Writer at The Ohio State University Alumni Association
- Assistant Editor Internship at Global Journalist Magazine
- Writer Internship at Columbus Monthly
- Feature Writer and Reporter Internship at KBIA
- Reporter Internship at The Missourian
- Customer Service Manager/Project Manager/Interactive Division at Aspen Marketing Services
- University of Missouri-Columbia
- St. Petersburg College
Katherine Harben's Experience
Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; NFS; Financial Services industry
December 2010 – Present (2 years 6 months)
Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Newspapers industry
October 2007 – December 2010 (3 years 3 months)
Staff writer and contributing editor for Central Ohio Home & Garden Magazine, a publication of The Columbus Dispatch.
Contributing editor and sole staff writer/reporter covering feature and department stories, head and deck writing, cover teasers, table of contents materials and story generation for this bimonthly glossy magazine.
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry
September 2010 – September 2010 (1 month)
Assisted in brainstorming names for an upcoming wine label being released by an international media brand. Company was seeking clever, sophisticated and memorable names that would represent both its new venture and its existing household recognition as an established media brand with certain expertise.
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; LTD; Retail industry
August 2010 – August 2010 (1 month)
Copywriting and editing point-of-sale, marketing, e-mail and campaign materials including the creation of branding copy for a new Victoria's Secret line called Supermodel Essentials. Crafted the slogan "Ready.Jet-set.Go.," which was utilized in collateral such as in-store materials and Web site copy.
Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Events Services industry
2008 – 2010 (2 years)
Freelance writer for The Ohio State University Alumni Magazine covering feature and department writing.
Feature Writer and Reporter Internship
2001 – 2007 (6 years)
Created daily news and long-format features for local affiliate of National Public Radio. Covered local, national and university news; women and gender issues; advertising; medicine; arts and the sciences.Worked daily with voice-recording and editing technologies to produce stories.
Customer Service Manager/Project Manager/Interactive Division
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry
1999 – 2004 (5 years)
Responsible for managing operations, deadlines, employees and client communications throughout the life of projects. Key role in quality assurance of client projects.
Katherine Harben's Skills & Expertise
Katherine Harben's Education
University of Missouri-Columbia
2005 – 2007
St. Petersburg College
2002 – 2004
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