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Business communications pro with expertise in B2B marketing and communications. Top-line skill set includes development, innovation and creation of content marketing strategies. Experienced in creating brand awareness and digital strength for B2B companies. Expansive, varied career history in content creation, global corporate communications, agency public relations, and overall marketing roles. Excellent communicator, thoughtful leader and results-driven professional. Find me on Twitter at @dmurrow 


Work experience


Content Specialist

Spear Education

Sep 2015Present

Business Writer


Business Communications Writer, writing for national clients and national platforms on a contract basis - Strong knowledge and practice in Marketing,  Retail,  Business, etc.

Dec 2013Sep 2015

Sr. Content Marketing Strategist

Vertical Measures

Managed strategic content marketing projects, including content creation, content strategy, SEO, analytics, blogging, editing, public relations, social media and more. Planned and created custom content for multiple clients simultaneously, researched business communications strategies for clients; and managed network of freelance writers. Well-versed in content distribution systems and CMS portals.

Jul 2011Jul 2015

Content Writer and Strategist (P/T)

Mint Social

Helped to create increased online presence for Mint Social clients with content marketing materials (blogs, articles, status updates), video transcriptions, social media and traditional PR/marketing methods. Content creation for tech companies, real estate firms, medical groups, A/V software solutions and others.

Jul 2012Nov 2013

Content Writer/Strategist


Created results-driven content for clients, helped build and manage network of freelance writers, and drove marketing efforts for marketing platform that connected authors, designers, editors, content partners and publishers.  

Jul 2010May 2012

Snr. PR exec - Social Media Mgmt.

Martz Agency

Public Relations Exec and Social Media team leader for Martz Agency in Scottsdale, AZ. Helped clients achieve awareness through social media channels, news outlets, PR outlets and everything in between. Clients include non-profits, legal, real estate, consumer and more.  

Jan 2009Jul 2010

PR-Marketing-Social Media Strategist


Social Media / PR consultant for SMBs in metro Phoenix-Scottsdale area. Helped clients execute practical applications in using social media for business, marketing and PR opportunities. Clients included B2B, non-profit and consumer businesses.

Mar 2008Dec 2008

PR Director

NetPro Inc

Recruited to lead PR for Active Directory/Email Software company in Phoenix, AZ. Helped company win several Microsoft Active Directory awards. Developed initial steps into social media. Job consolidation occurred after NetPro was acquired by its competitor Quest Software.

Aug 2006Dec 2007

Director of Communications

The Newsmarket (NYC)

Primary PR/communications contact at this video distribution portal for corporations and organizations. Led and managed efforts in external communications, marketing initiatives, media outreachconferences and sponsorships, blogging, video projects and other new web initiatives. Strong focus on speed, flexibility and thoroughness and ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances. 

Apr 2005Aug 2006

Director of Public Relations


Led all public relations efforts for the well-known Internet research firm. Key responsibilities including media outreach, site content, CEO speaking engagements, webinars, trade shows, marketing partnerships, article writing/editing and more. 

Mar 2001Apr 2005

PR-Communications Freelancer

Think Fast Media

Worked on a variety of PR-Communications projects for Schwartz PR Interactive, Roher PR, Tribeca Organization, Neale-May & Partners, Innodata Isogen (NJ), APW Productions, NY, NY

Jan 2000Feb 2001

Director of Corporate Communications

Internet Appliance Network

Led and managed PR-Communications efforts for early Internet startup. See B2B press release work samples here and hereHandled US media relations efforts for corporate executive team.

Feb 1999Jan 2000

Senior Account Supervisor

Edelman Public Relations

Developed media opportunities for Fortune 500 clients. Managed client blog opportunities and other online PR opportunities. Directed client speaking engagements, conference involvement and media pitches 

Apr 1996Dec 1998

Corporate Communications Mngr. USA and Europe

Owens Corning

Managed communications for Owens Corning business unit. Traveled and presented business plans and strategies to potential partners and government officials. Created and delivered videos, newsletters, magazines and other communications tools.

Mar 1991Feb 1996

Corporate Communications Manager


American communications pro in Dutch head office, managing all English-language communications for American subsidiaries and holding company office. Traveled extensively with European trade media and American trade media staffers. Managed quarterly reports and annual reports creation and delivery to stockholder community. Managed communications process for company move to NYSE in 1994.



Master's Degree in Journalism

Northwestern University

MSJ, Magazine Publishing, Northwestern University (Medill School of Journalism) 1989


Bachelor of Arts

Northern Illinois University

BA, Double Major in Advertising/Communication Studies, Northern Illinois University 1983


Content Strategy
Content Marketing
Social Media
Business Apps