DAVID MATTERA - COPYWRITER
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dcmattera@gmail.com
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INTERESTING THINGS ABOUT DAVID MATTERA
• Worked on a pineapple farm in Costa Rica. Got water poisoning.
• Got former, and now disgraced, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell to wish my mom a happy birthday at the governor's mansion.
• Was in the Spielberg movie, Lincoln. I played a writer before I was a writer.
• Once gave a speech to my entire 5th grade class for elementary school graduation and claimed my nickname was "Chili." No one ever called me that.
• I took a summer off from my job in politics to teach a home brewing class, make deck furniture, and carve pipes out of sticks I found.

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Pereira O'Dell. New York Senior Copywriter. 2017-pres
MINI, Jet.com, realtor.com, Timberland, European Wax Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Fox Sports, American Museum of Natural History

Grey. New York Freelance Copywriter. 2016-2017
NFL, Febreze

EnergyBBDO. Chicago Copywriter. 2014-2016.
Bud Light, Orbit, 5 Gum, Lay’s, Bayer Aspirin, Aleve, Raid, OFF!, Windex, King’s Hawaiian, Quaker, Pearle Vision, Flintstones, One-A-Day, Dr. Scholls

Political Stuff. Richmond 2008-2013.
ACLU Lobbyist
Chief of Staff/Speechwriter for a VA State Delegate
Campaign Advisor

Awards/Honors
Silver Effie – Pearle Vision
One Show Young Ones - Save the Arts — finalist
4As – Institute for Advanced Advertising Studies (IAAS) participant
Perfect Attendance - Clover Hill High School - Junior year


Schools
Chicago Portfolio School
Copywriting
Virginia Commonwealth University
Political Science. Italian.


And finally, here’s me in high school.