The One Show

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2021 One Show Health, Wellness & Pharma Jury

Dave Reidy

Chief Creative Officer



Dave relishes the renewable creative challenge of telling moving, authentic stories under constraints.

Dave joined closerlook more than 14 years ago after 4+ years at Coudal Partners, the small studio best known today as the co-creators (with Aaron Draplin) of Field Notes.

At closerlook, Dave leads a creative team working at the intersection of big, conceptual thinking and brilliant, omnichannel execution. With their compelling, award-winning expressions of AI-driven insight, closerlook creatives do their part to push biopharma toward the creative golden age within the industry’s reach. All the while, they tell brand stories that change lives for the better.

Dave is the author of Captive Audience, a short story collection named an Indie Next Notable Book by the American Booksellers Association, and The Voiceover Artist: A Novel.




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