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Copywriting with purpose




Annual Reports

Nokes will help you tell your organization’s story with vision and pride. From interviewing and profiling executives, to feature articles about employee triumphs and community involvement, Nokes will produce a publication that spotlights your company’s progress.

Further, he assembles the right design team and printers and to provide professional polish to your publication. Recently, he produced annual reports for the Bonneville Power AdministrationColumbiaGrid and PNUCC.





Let Nokes give your copy more purpose and punch. From simple proofreading to full rewrites, he reflects your voice and help you achieve your organization’s communications goals. He has a wealth of experience editing internal and external publications, magazine articles, PowerPoint presentations, whitepapers, resumes and websites.




Brochures & Marketing Collateral

Brochures and handouts should spur prospects to respond, not fling them into the recycling bin. Nokes has written and refreshed marketing copy for technology companies, banks, law firms, trucking companies, utilities and travel companies.






Professional Bios


Nokes will create a concise, professional biography to put your best face forward. He works with lawyers, accountants, Realtors, business executives and others to create the right profile for the occasion. Each bio can be tailored to solicit new business, to look for a new job or to place on websites, such as LinkedIn.



“Thank you for revamping my resume into a MUCH more professional document. I’m sure it helped to get me an interview and land my current job.”
—  Sam Soloman, Oregon City



Press Releases

Editors have no time for poorly written news releases. Deston Nokes has nearly three decades of experience copywriting press announcements that pass editorial muster. To put your message in the best possible light, you need someone who understands what news editors want.

He has written press releases for the NW Natural, PacifiCorp, Western Electricity Coordinating Council, Lindsay Hart law firm, CityPASS and dozens of other organizations.