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, Billboard, the Detroit Free Press, National Geographic, USA TODAY, the Guardian, VICE, Hour Detroit, MTV, The Atlantic, SEEN Magazine, DJ Mag, Thrillist, Salon, Elite Daily, Trax Magazine, The Jewish News and SPIN, among others.
Ashley previously worked as a branded content strategist for USA TODAY's in-house corporate branded content studio, GET Creative, partnering with advertisers across 261 markets and the national publication. She strives to elevate brands through compelling, narrative storytelling and connect readers with the products or content they enjoy most.
From editorial to branded content, she has worked across arts and culture, health and wellness, fashion, travel, business, finance and breaking news without losing speed.
She has led creative strategy for a large-scale, interactive content experience at Little Caesars Arena and has produced film, radio and created custom editorial content for clients such as Shinola, Red Bull, Bloc Music Festival, Movement Electronic Music Festival, Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau and the City of Detroit.
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.
Ashley is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University, where she presented a six-month study on the psychology behind Detroit's portrayal in the media, examining how local and national media influence have shaped international perceptions of the city.
Her resume is available upon request.