Creative Consultant, Copy Director, Brand Strategist

Jim Gladstone

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  • Pithy Prose
  • Juicy Creative
  • Healthy Perspective

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Creative Strategy, Strategic Creative

Jim consults with corporate clients, small businesses, travel and tourism boards, arts organizations and advertising/marketing agencies.

  • Brand and concept development
  • Positioning and messaging
  • Workshop development and facilitation
  • Market research stimuli
  • Content marketing
  • Pitch presentations
  • Product and program naming
  • Agency evaluation
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Feature Journalism & Cultural Criticism

Jim regularly writes about the performing arts, popular culture, travel, food and books. Currently theater critic at the Bay Area Reporter and a contributing editor at Passport magazine, he has held positions as pop music critic at The Philadelphia Inquirer, as well as film critic and book columnist at the late Philadelphia City Paper. His work has appeared in a wide range of publications including The New York Times Book Review, The Chicago Tribune, Billboard, The San Francisco Examiner, and on local and national public radio.

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“Forty fiercely painted fingernails reluctantly withdrew as the queen bee slid water glasses and cutlery out of view, then positioned her iPhone to shoot the dumplings, untouched…”From “Richmond, British Columbia—A Foodie’s Guide,” Passport, September, 2017.

Books & Literary Work

Gladstone's Games To Go

Gladstone's Games To Go

The Big Book of Misunderstanding

Other works featuring Jim Gladstone

As author, contributor and editor, Jim has been published in an eclectic shelf’s worth of well-reviewed fiction and non-fiction.

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