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Dave has been an advertising writer for over 20 years. He graduated from the Humber College Copywriting Program before landing his first job at Saffer. Since then, he has plied his trade across Canada, working and living in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary. He’s worked on a wide variety of leading brands like Bell, Kelloggs, Proctor & Gamble, Royal Bank, Oreo, Ritz, and Starbucks.

Dave’s work has been recognized by international awards shows including the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, The One Show, and Communication Arts. He’s also been recognized by national and local award shows like The Cassies, The Extras, The Crystals, Marketing Magazine, Advertising & Design Club of Canada, Applied Arts, Canadian Marketing Association, Vancouver’s Lotus Awards, and Calgary‚Äôs Ad Rodeo.

Outside work, Dave enjoys the culinary arts (eating, mostly), increasing his ponderous, lifetime total of half-read books and watching alarming amounts of television.

He is now working in Toronto in a freelance copywriting capacity.