A New York advertising copywriter and journalist. 

As Associate Creative Director at Bates Advertising, I worked on the Estee Lauder account for 10 years, writing television, radio and print advertising for fragrance, skincare, and cosmetics.

At Ogilvy & Mather, I initiated and supervised corporate print and broadcast for Avon.

I’ve also written copy for L’Oreal, Clairol, Clinique. 

For the past 12 years, I have been a freelance Creative Director on HairUWear, generating concepts, campaigns, and copy for celebrity wig collections from Jessica Simpson, Ken Paves, Christie Brinkley, Raquel Welch. 

I am currently the Chief Copywriter for The Goldstein Group (TGG), a New York-based global brand identify firm. How’s that going?  (“WE LOVE WORKING WITH YOU!!!! You are such a delight and care so much and are so UBER spot-on talented THANK YOU For your contributions and care xoxoxoxo”) Terri Goldstein, Founder, TGG

I have written about lifestyle/design/food/fashion for The New Times, New York Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, The Huffington Post, Food 52, Saveur.

I have written or co-authored 12 books. I am the author of the James Beard-nominated The Brisket Book: A Love Story With Recipes. (Andrews McMeel.)

General: My areas of expertise: print, television, video, online, social media.