Dave Jaffe has been a professional writer, editor and communicator since
words were brand new.
A former director of media relations at the
American Bar Association, Dave also worked as a news assignment editor with WGN Television, a reporter and editor for the
famed City News Bureau of Chicago, a media strategist, an award-winning columnist and commentator, and even as a sketch writer
for Bozo the Clown and contributing editor to The National Lampoon.
Thanks to his broad experience writing on a variety of subjects – from legal topics to bronze tiles to news,
parenting and lifestyle issues – Dave successfully translates the passion, the enthusiasm of his clients into clean,
concise copy that speaks in a voice gauged to reach customers most effectively.
Dave fashions powerful, compelling, even humorous content for newsletters, brochures, web sites, video scripts and
more. His work has appeared in Chicago Parent, ABANow, The Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle,
North Shore Magazine on the Air, National Public Radio – Chicago, on WGN Television and WKQX radio,
and more. The documentary "Stand-up: The Serious Business of Comedy" that he wrote and produced for WGN Television
was nominated for a local Emmy award. He has twice been honored by the Chicago Headline Club with Peter A. Lisagor awards for his columns and commentary and with a Parenting Publications of America Gold Award for Humor.
is a long-standing member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors. His hobbies…well, frankly, who cares about his hobbies? What’s important is that he works effectively
for his clients and has no outstanding warrants.