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Contact Information

rjbalogjr@yahoo.com
917-420-0070

Experience

Born bookish, bred during the first dotcom, I work across every communication platform including TV, radio, websites, print, out of home, social networks, digital innovation, branded content, events and experiences. I've won new business, led and mentored large teams, grown accounts and run global brands.

Ogilvy & Mather, NY
Group Creative Director, Partner | '05-Present

DuPont (current)
Global creative lead

Nestlé (current)
North American creative lead for S.Pellegrino, SanPellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages, Acqua Panna and Perrier

FINRA (current)
Creative lead

BlackRock ('12-'14)
Global creative lead

Siemens ('09-'12)
North American creative lead

Previous clients include BP, British Airways, Domtar, Dove, Lenovo, Motorola, SAP, Sara Lee, Six Flags, Tassimo and TD Ameritrade

Root, SF
Co-Founder, Creative Director | '03-'05

Founded a boutique branding company working with BuzzMetrics, Destination Hotels & Resorts and Word of Mouth Marketing Association

Freelance, SF
Copywriter | '01 - '05

Wells Fargo, Intel, Adobe, various start-ups and small businesses

Education

University of California, Davis
Master of Arts, English with an Emphasis
in Creative Writing

Boston College
Bachelor of Arts, English and History
Magna cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa

Recognition

'14 ECHO Awards - Gold, Sanpellegrino
'14 Effie Awards - Silver, Siemens
'14 Effie Awards - Bronze, BlackRock
'12 Apex Awards - Award of Excellence, Domtar
'12 Caples Awards - Finalist, Siemens
'12 BMA Ace Awards - Gold, Siemens
'12 BMA Ace Awards - Runner up, Siemens
'11 PMA - Silver Reggie, Siemens
'11 Ex Awards - Silver, Best Production, Siemens
'11 Ex Awards - Silver, Best Event, Siemens
'09 FCS Portfolio Award - Silver, TD Ameritrade
'09 FCS Portfolio Award - Bronze, TD Ameritrade
'08 Effie Renaissance - Silver, Perrier
'08 FCS Portfolio Award - Gold, TD Ameritrade
'08 FCS Portfolio Award - Gold, TD Ameritrade