Josey Rose Duncan

The Write Site


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  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Blogging
  • Social media strategy
  • Brand strategy
  • Content development
  • Public relations
  • Event planning
  • WordPress
  • Umbraco



Writer, editor, content marketer, and social strategist

Recent clients:

  • Landor Associates (international branding firm): Copy and headlines for well-known tech client. Also worked with corporate marketing team to write and edit case studies. Assisted 2015 re-launch.
  • Countable (political tech start-up): Social media strategy and marketing. Daily posts, insights. Creation and management of long-term, user-generated content campaign with an ownable hashtag; stats show significant increase in engagement and traffic.
  • LiveWorld (social media moderation & marketing company): Developed, wrote, and edited articles and whitepapers for a large firm whose clients include Fortune 100 companies.
  • Health food start-up (confidential): Web, social, and marketing copy.
  • Music licensing start-up (confidential): Positioning and web copy.

Quiet Lightning
Director of public relations

  • Board member for literary non-profit (monthly reading series and publishing imprint)
  • Social media strategy and marketing

Landor Associates (a WPP company)
Digital content manager

  • Winner of 2008 WPP Atticus Award in Under-30 Essay category
  • Responsible for content including corporate blog, case studies, articles, landing pages
  • Editorial lead on 2011 re-launch (award-winning site)

Ode Magazine
Reporter, copywriter

  • Wrote feature and front-of-book articles about international cultural and environmental topics (picked up by Huffington Post)
  • Wrote marketing copy for new consumer shopping site

Reed alumni magazine
Assistant editor


  • Wrote and edited copy
  • Conducted interviews and reported about on- and off-campus events

Willamette Week
Freelance writer/editorial intern (music section)

  • Reviews, previews, and profiles of local and touring acts for print and web
  • Reviewed local dive bars


Reed College

BA, English and creative writing
Graduated 2006

  • Senior thesis: Collection of short fiction, “In This House Where We Were Both Outsiders”
  • DJ for Reed College Radio (KRRC 97.9 FM)



WPP Atticus Awards winner (2008)

  • Winning Under-30 Essay published in Atticus journal and on, a subscription-based site (the annual awards honor original thinking in communications services)

Member of website team

  • Web Awards, Best Consulting Website (2012)
  • W3 Awards, Silver (2012)