Etan Nechin                                                       ///conceptual CopyWriting
Conceptual Copywriting///Creative Writing



Senior freelance copywriter with over nine years experience. Worked for Publicis, Mcgarrybowen, The Barbarian Group, Havas, 360i, Accenture, Big Spaceship, Huge, Ogilvy, Accenture, and more. Worked on brands such as Verizon, Pepsi, Maserati, Motorola, Airbnb, Google, LG, Ad Council, NYU Langone, NFL and more. 

Work Experience

Freelance Senior Copywriter

Heat Digital 10/18-3/19

·      Developed brand voice for household brand name – (launches August)

Freelance Senior Copywriter 6/17-9/17


  • Lead copy and conception for redesign of NYU Langone Perlmutter Cancer Center.

Managing Editor

Columbia Journal New York, NY 05/17-05/18

  • Lead a staff of fifty members and ensured the mission and vision of the journal is executed.

  • Managed and oversaw the Winter Contest and submission process.

  • Worked with the Operations Manager and graphic designer on the design, publication, and release of the print journal.

Senior Copywriter 09/15-09/16

Google, New York, NY

  • Wrote and crafted lessons for Primer, a Google educational app. 

  • Over forty lessons on marketing, small business management, and more.

  • Developed the voice of Primer both in the lessons and as the brand. 


Mcgarrybowen, New York, NY

  • Concepted, crafted and presented robust campaigns for Verizon, Maserati, Ad Council, and more.

  • Solved client problems and created dynamic work to advance the client's business.

Intern/Staff Writer, Breaking News Desk 03/2011-07-2011

Henley Media, United Nation Environmental Programme, London, UK

  • Researched and developed daily news/feature content.

  • Covered green business initiatives and climate change effects in developing countries.

Editorial Staff, Contributing Writer

Katze (The Edge) Magazine, TLV, Israel 01/08 - 07/08

  • Covered art and music for an online magazine linked to a radio show by the same name.


  • Columbia University, 2018

MFA in Creative Writing and Translation

  • University of Iowa, 2014

Iowa Writer's Workshop Graduate Nondepartmental degree

  • Goldsmiths, University of London, 2011

B.A. Hon. Media Arts


2017 Felipe P. De Alba Fund for Writers Fellowship at Columbia University

2016 Emerging Writers Fellowship - The Center for Fiction

2016 D&AD Pencil Award – Writing for Design