Arlene Distel

Arlene Distel

Arlene Distel

B.S., advertising, Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University

First year at SCAD:

"Giving back to the ad industry and sharing my love for the craft of copywriting with young, talented minds."


Directed Jason Alexander of "Seinfeld" fame in a series of award-winning commercials for Conectiv Energy

Awards, recognition and honors

ADDYs, Tellys, Art Directors Club, CTAM


Philadelphia Ad Club, Savannah Chamber of Commerce

Publications and presentations

AdWeek; Keynote speaker, American Marketing Association, Charleston

Previous Positions

Creative group head, McCann Worldgroup; copy director, Comcast; instructor, AAAA Institute of Advanced Advertising Studies

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Courses Taught

  • ADVE 130 Introduction to Advertising Design
  • ADVE 204 Creative Copywriting
  • ADVE 321 Copywriting for Print