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Writing 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 and place in the community.

Further, he can assemble the right design team to provide professional polish to your publication. Recently, he drafted an award-winning annual report for the Bonneville Power Administration.




Press Releases

Deston Nokes has nearly three decades of experience writing 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 Lytx, NW Natural, PacifiCorp, Western Electricity Coordinating Council, and dozens of other organizations. 





Let Nokes give your copy more purpose and punch. From simple proofreading to full rewrites, he helps your organization achieve its communications goals. He has a wealth of experience editing internal and external publications, magazine articles, websites, PowerPoint presentations and case studies.




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, 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