Justin McCarthy

To use language is easy—to ignite inspiration with it is hard. I love the feeling you get when you find the perfect words.

Justin’s way with words and unwavering work ethic allow him to churn out well-crafted creative content that will win you over. Undaunted by tight timelines and challenging deliverables, Justin writes and edits content for marketing, outreach and digital platforms including websites, blogs, social media channels and email newsletter blasts. As an integral member of CHIEF’s Strategy Team, Justin blends his creative knack with no-nonsense plain language all while writing to SEO/SEM best practices—because what good are words if users and search engines can’t find them? Justin’s copywriting has got you covered.

Justin holds a BA in English from Georgetown University.


Bethesda, MD, just a few Red Line stops away.

Noteworthy Story or Next Adventure

I’ll never forget my trip to Ireland, from whence my ancestors came. It was wonderful to connect with my heritage, but I prefer the weather here.

Favorite App/Book/Pub

At the beginning of NFL season, I love ESPN’s Fantasy Football app. During the rest of the season, my favorite app is whichever one can best distract me from how terribly my fantasy football team is doing.

DC Go-to's

At U Street Music Hall you can often catch a great show curated by All Things Go, a DC-based music blog that for some reason still agrees to publish my ranting thoughts about Radiohead from time to time.