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Marissa Newhall


creative strategist / #girlboss     

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Marissa Newhall


creative strategist / #girlboss     

 

Hi! I'm Marissa.

I’m a digital strategist and communications professional with nearly a decade of experience managing people, projects, brands, and campaigns. I like solving big problems. I love data, authentic content, and user-friendly design. Also, coffee.

 
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ABOUT ME


 

 

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ABOUT ME


 

 

I've had a lot of jobs. (A lot.)

Raised in Florida and higher-learned in the District of Columbia, I've worked as a reporter, communications director, digital strategist, fitness instructor, amateur photographer, Capitol Hill intern, front desk receptionist, and all-around problem solver since 2007.

Most of these don't make the cut for my resume (waiting tables at Ruby Tuesday, anyone?). But every job has taught me something important about solving problems.

Mostly, work hard and be nice to people. But also, don't underestimate the power of relationships and honest communication.

WHAT I DO

I'm a fixer. I work best with creative, multidisciplinary teams, tackling bureaucratic obstacles and inspiring people to do their best work while doing the greatest good. 

let's work together

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Whether you need help fixing a sticky problem, developing a vision or strategic plan, copywriting, ghostwriting, or event support, I can definitely help you with that.

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I traded my car for a bike in 2008. 

Since then, I've cycled tens of thousands of miles — including two trips across the entire state of Iowa, blasting Rihanna and Daft Punk from my bicycle speakers the whole way.  

Riding a bike helps me save money, manage stress, and take control of my daily commute. On a bike, I feel more independent and self-confident — like a stronger version of myself. I like finding ways to share my love of cycling with other people.

take a class with me!

When I'm not biking to work or plotting my next long road ride, I'm teaching indoor cycling classes at Biker Barre, a women-owned studio on Capitol Hill. Find me on the schedule at bikerbarre.com and come say hi.

support better biking

Riding a bike changed my life. That's why I volunteer as a Roll Model with the Washington Area Bicyclist Association's Women & Bicycles program, an initiative to encourage more women to use bicycles for transportation.