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About me.


Hi. 👋 I'm Carlyn, but you can call me Carly—we're there. 


I'm a Chicago-based writer, content creator and social media pro by day, artist and TV-binger by night. I love what I do and I love my city (although I do put ketchup on Chicago hotdogs...don't tell anyone.)


From writing stories as a kid to telling brand stories now, the blank page has always been my playground. I've been fortunate enough to create copy and content for e-commerce pioneer Threadless and to manage a viral, global social media campaign for Shedd Aquarium that reached all seven continents...yes, even Antarctica.

The best testimonial I ever received was, "You're writing the copy on my tombstone."

And that's just the road so far—let's talk:



I was interviewed by WBEZ after a social media campaign I managed went viral and reached every continent (yes, we heard from Antarctica!)

Speaking Events

I have been a speaker at Sprout Social Digital Sessions, MCN's "Creating Social Media Moments of Joy During a Pandemic," and was a guest speaker at a Northwestern sci-comm undergrad class.


I have a professional certification in digital marketing from Northwestern University. I am also Hubspot certified in content marketing and social media, and hold a Google Analytics certification.

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