Ashley Zlatopolsky is a Detroit-based writer, editor, content strategist and creator - but first and foremost, she's a seasoned storyteller with more than 10 years of experience.
With 40+ cover stories published worldwide, her work can be found in Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, National Geographic, Billboard, the Guardian, The Daily Beast, USA TODAY, the Detroit Free Press, VICE, Thrillist, Elite Daily, SPIN, Hour Detroit, The Detroit News, Bustle, The Atlantic, Business Insider and Jewish News, among others.
From editorial to branded content, to traditional (and nontraditional) marketing, Ashley has worked across arts and culture, lifestyle, health and wellness, beauty, fashion, travel, food and beverage, home and design, business and finance. She is skilled in web copy, long- and short-form storytelling, shoppable lists, interactive content and UX writing.
Ashley has led creative strategy for a life-sized, interactive content experience at Little Caesars Arena and has produced film, radio and custom content for Shinola, Red Bull, Movement Electronic Music Festival, Detroit Metro CVB, the City of Detroit and more.
Select brands she has created, edited and strategized branded content for include Verizon, Barefoot Wine, Coca-Cola, Salvation Army, Goodwill, Chevrolet, BMW, Saks Fifth Avenue, Angry Orchard and A&E. Ashley also previously worked as a branded content strategist at USA TODAY's in-house branded content studio, GET Creative.
Her background in digital and print media, marketing, journalism and brand strategy can be applied to a variety of business needs. She can help brands, publications and professionals alike achieve their storytelling goals with creative, effective solutions.