Charlie Keaton
Charlie Keaton
Stories. True and otherwise.
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The truth about Charlie.

Charlie Keaton is the alter-ego of Denver-based writer/producer Dominic Testa, former Editorial + Brand Strategy Director for Modern in Denver magazine. That’s me.

I write stories, true and otherwise, for media and businesses. Brubaker Creative, my storytelling and strategic consulting firm, takes on select projects for clients with demonstrable social or community value. I also make videos and music.

In a previous life I was Director of Development for the USA Swimming Foundation, Executive Director of the education non-profit The Big Brain Club, and Communications Chair on an advisory board for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.


 

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Published Writing

Heard about the Los Angeles artist using flyspeck to create high-end art? The Denver grad students giving shelter to survival skills instructors? The Olympic champion saving lives in inner cities? The world-class architecture of Mexico City? The history of the ampersand?

This curated selection of articles, profiles, and short fiction has all that and more.

 

 

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Video and Music

Sights and sounds both creative and commercial, courtesy of a lifelong film nerd who grew up in a radio station.

Here’s a nice sample of videos, from startup branding to event promotion and beyond, alongside original sounds some even consider music. You be the judge.

 

 

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Need some help?

I’m a creative professional with a business degree, management and non-profit experience, and a prior career in public relations. I help a small stable of clients through coaching, consulting, and content creation.

That includes guidance around issues of communication and strategy, plus original content for a variety of outlets.

Freelance articles, editing, video production, ghostwriting, and other services are taken on a case-by-case basis. Let’s talk.


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