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Joseph Ehlinger Resume

Senior Creative | Copywriter | Conceptor

Broadcast | Digital | Editorial | Experiential | Medical-Healthcare | Shopper Marketing

Creative Portfolio:  LinkedIn:


Overview: Creative Vice President at Young & Rubicam, Bates and Grey. Coca-Cola Creative at McCann-Momentum. A versatile, results-oriented copywriter who’s handled everything from clever tweets to a Super Bowl commercial. Well-versed in SEO and digital. Hands-on experience in video and website production.

National Campaigns: KFC, Kraft, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, 3M, Kodak, TIME Magazine, Smith-Kline Beecham, Merrill Lynch, Sudafed, Diageo, Chef Boyardee and (Super Bowl TV).


Healthcare Editorial Director – The Monday Campaigns NY Aug. 2016 to Aug. 2018
A nonprofit public health agency working in association with Johns Hopkins, Columbia and Syracuse Universities. Write, edit and produce weekly online content, promotional tools and other health-related materials for NGOs, healthcare partners, corporations and individuals that focus on diet, exercise, stress management and tobacco cessation.

Conceptor/Senior Copywriter – Colangelo Marketing (Omnicom), Darien, CT Mar. 2003 to Apr. 2016
Diageo spirits (Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, Smirnoff, Tanqueray, Bulleit bourbon, Captain Morgan, Ciroc, Guinness, Smithwick's Irish Ale, Red Stripe Jamaican Lager); Church & Dwight (Trojan condoms, Arm & Hammer, OxiClean); Kraft (Seattle's Best Coffee, Kool-Aid); Sabra Hummus; PerkinElmer social media; Ring's End hardware stores.

Freelance Writer/Video Editor/Producer Sept. 2001 to Feb. 2003
PepsiCo launch of Sierra Mist; Pernod Ricard Martell, Chivas Regal, Jameson and Seagram's gin; Coca-Cola music producer for the 2002 Olympic Torch Relay; Abbott Laboratories first Humira website.

Associate Creative Director/Vice President – Grey NY Sept. 1996 to Aug. 2001
Procter & Gamble (Jif, Febreze, Olean and Downey); SmithKline Beecham Aquafresh toothpaste; Seagram Captain Morgan, Crown Royal; Lexmark printers; Panasonic; 3M; New York State Lottery; Kforce (Super Bowl TV).

Creative Director/Producer – McCann-Momentum NY Sept. 1995 to Aug. 1996
Freelance Coca-Cola Experiential Creative Director and Live TV Director for the touring 1996 Olympic Torch Relay event. Staged two shows a day over 84 days through 44 states from Los Angeles to Atlanta. Provided live video feed to local NBC affiliates.

Creative Supervisor/Vice President – Bates NY May 1994 to Aug. 1995
Warner-Lambert (Sudafed national TV campaign, Cinn*A*Burst gum national TV); Miller Genuine Draft wide neck bottle intro.

Creative Supervisor/Vice President – Young & Rubicam NY Jan. 1983 to Apr. 1994
KFC; Dr Pepper, Kodak, Johnson & Johnson, Merrill Lynch, Kraft Jell-O, Birds Eye, Breyers, Chef Boyardee, Advil, TIME Magazine, 20th Century Fox feature films.

Skills: Video Editing (Adobe Premiere Pro) Audio Recording (Avid Pro Tools) Graphics (Photoshop, InDesign), Web Design (Adobe Dreamweaver) and Microsoft Office.

Education: B.A. English, Pennsylvania State University

References available upon request.

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