Marty Kelso

Marty Kelso has diverse experience as a writer. Upon graduation from the College of William & Mary, he worked in script development, including collaborations with Jane Fonda and Pierce Brosnan for Turner Network Television. As an advertising copywriter, he has partnered with such brands as Baskin-Robbins, Irwin Tools, and MetLife, and was nominated for an Emmy Award for short form writing. Marty is partner and creative director of Kelso Communications, a full-service advertising agency in Charlotte, NC.

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