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About

David Canavan has spent a decade in New York City working as a copywriter and inventing new ways to lose Airpods, including that little crack between the subway car and the subway platform. Aside from these misadventures, he's spent
his time working on tech brands like Facebook, Google, and AT&T and consumer packaged goods like Pringles, Sabra
Salsa, Kerrygold and many more. 

His work has been recognized by the One Show, the Art Directors Club, Shortlisted at the D&AD awards and featured in publications like Communication Arts and the New York Times. He is a graduate of the VCU Brandcenter and is currently based in New York. 

 

He enjoys stylish socks, non-fiction, clean car interiors and anything timeless or obsolete. 

Experience

Droga5

Senior Writer | 2020 - Present

Clients: Facebook, Kerrygold

GREY

ACD | 2017 - 2020
Clients: NFL, Gillette, Pringles, Downy 

BBDO NY ­­

Senior Writer ­­| 2014 - 2017
Clients: AT&T, DIRECTV, Barbie

JWT

Copywriter ­­| 2011 - 2014
Clients: Google, Macy’s, Smirnoff,

Litter Genie, Bloomberg, Nestle

GSD&M

Writer ­­| 2010 - 2011
Clients: Southwest Airlines,

Hallmark, U.S. Air Force

Education

VCU Brandcenter | 2010
Masters of Science in

Mass Communications 

Virginia Commonwealth University | 2008 
B.S. Mass Communications,

Magna Cum Laude 

UCB | 2015

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