The ContentWriters Team

We work with exceptional people who do extraordinary things.

ContentWriters puts quality written content at the heart of your company's growth strategy.

Our mission is to connect businesses with diverse audiences through powerful content crafted by specialized writers, managed by a team that puts people first.

Our Values

People First

We work with steadfast transparency, integrity, and respect.


We champion a culture of growth, support, and development for our clients, writers, and one another.


We take pride in the work we do, the people we work with, and the way we get sh*t done.


We provide dynamic solutions that simplify and scale workflows.


We never settle — Our idea of what’s possible is always evolving.

Our Story

ContentWriters started in 2013 in a tiny WeWork office, motivated by a simple problem: Why is it so hard to find and hire good writers with the right expertise?

Years later, we’re still providing solutions to publishers, eCommerce companies, agencies, and any brand that needs specialized writers. Our team, New York City home office, and monthly snack bills continue to grow and expand.

What hasn’t changed is our approach to content marketing. We pair businesses with writers who have an intimate understanding of their industry. That means doing all the heavy lifting: Vetting writers and editors, onboarding them, and managing them through constant, personalized communication.

And that’s what we’ll always do, because we know the power of content marketing lies within the relationships we’ve built with our writers and what they can do for you.

We’re here to prove that you can scale a people-first approach to content success.

The ContentWriters Team

Emily O’Connor


Emily is ContentWriters’ CEO, working with the CW team, writer network, valued clients and partners to continuously improve our unrivaled content marketing platform. A 200-hour certified yoga instructor, when not in the office you can typically find Emily on the yoga mat.

Francesco Montesanto

Director of Marketing

Francesco serves as the Director of Marketing for ContentWriters, focusing on inbound marketing, content creation, graphic design, digital, branding, CRM, UX, and paid search. When he’s not working, you can find him playing guitar at an inappropriate volume. Ask him about his favorite guitar pedal.

Alex Sirotovich

Director of Writers

As Director of Writers, Alex works with CW’s network of freelance writers and editors, providing editorial and project support. She manages writer recruitment, engagement, and the hand-selection of writers for accounts. You can find Alex wandering around a bookstore or park — or watching Parks and Rec for the 35th time.

Wes Broadway

Senior Developer

Wes is ContentWriters’ developer, in charge of projects which are powered by Python, Django, AngularJS, and Linux. He probably spends too much time on Reddit’s sysadmin sub. When he's not playing guitar, writing unit tests, or hanging with his herd of mini-Aussies, he's likely searching for pizza, sushi, and/or bacon.

Liz Weske

Director of Content Success

Liz is the Director of Content Success at ContentWriters, working with clients and writers to ensure the quality of every project. Liz enjoys curating ways to engage clients’ audiences with amazing content. When she’s not at her desk, she enjoys reading, true crime podcasts, and trying every single restaurant in Brooklyn.

Andrew Meisel

Content Strategy Team Lead

Andrew is the Content Strategy Team Lead, where he focuses on lead generation, business development, outbound marketing, content creation, and analytics. Outside of the office, Andrew loves to play soccer downtown, get in on an occasional pickup basketball game, or paint in his “studio.”

Julia McRae

Senior Content Success Manager

As Content Success Manager, Julia works closely with writers and clients to ensure customer success. This role allows Julia to use her marketing and editorial skills collaboratively. In her free time, Julia can be found binge watching Netflix originals or listening to music far older than she is.

Vu Chau

Content Creation Manager

As Content Creation Manager, Vu ensures CW’s a la carte projects run without a hitch, while working directly with our nationwide network of writers and editors and evaluating new talent. In his free time, you can find Vu on Instagram Stories recapping every minute of The Bachelor franchise.

Brigitte Josephson

Content Success Manager

As Content Success Manager, Brigitte uses her organizational and editorial skills to collaborate with writers and clients to deliver top-quality content for any need. When she isn't working, you can find her at an indie concert, a bookstore, or exploring the West Village.

Derek Johnson

Director of Content Strategy

As the Director of Content Strategy, Derek builds long-term relationships with businesses looking to improve SEO, conversions, and content creation efficiency. He enjoys developing and executing goal-oriented content strategies alongside our partners. Derek longs for the experience of attending a concert or Broadway show.

Elizabeth Reyn

Content Success Specialist

As Content Success Specialist, Elizabeth collaborates with writers and editors to provide high-quality content for clients' respective project needs. Elizabeth can likely be found reading in a cafe, exploring different neighborhoods of New York City on foot, or shopping around for new makeup products.

Shontel Burke-Clarke

Content Strategist

As a Content Strategist, Shontel provides a Human experience that simplifies the content marketing landscape. As a blogger, she understands the importance of unique content. Shontel is passionate about new experiences. When she's not working, you can find her exploring, at CrossFit, or home binge-watching crime documentaries.

Elma Feratovic

Demand Generation Specialist

As Demand Generation Specialist, Elma helps the marketing team execute best practices to power their inbound marketing efforts. Some of her main focuses include blog management, social media, email marketing, and graphic design. When she's not generating leads, you can find her at an art show or at a food festival.

Asmaa Bagersh

Data Strategist

As Data Strategist, Asmaa supports the Content Strategy team through sales operations, data analysis and reporting. She loves a good challenge and is constantly learning new things. When not at her desk or at class, you’ll find her trying something completely random somewhere or on a flight to a new country.

Joe Bergantine


Joe is a Developer at ContentWriters, responsible for keeping our platform running and creating new features to make it more enjoyable and easy to use for writers and buyers alike. When he’s not working, you can find him on a bike, skis, or in the kitchen.

Nick Cerami

Content Strategist

As a Content Strategist, Nick provides an experience where creating content is smooth and creative, bringing your vision to life. As a photographer, Nick understands the importance of creating written content to go with the vision and imagery. When he is not working, he enjoys attending live music and exploring architecture around NYC.