I have worked with David as a freelancer for more than two years and have found him a reliable, solid reporter who makes clear pitches and delivers his stories in a timely manner, often with photos. He understands our geographically-driven mission out here in the Southeast Valley and focuses his pitches on stories of interest to our readers in this part of the Phoenix metro area.
Paul MaryniakSoutheast Valley CommunityEditorArizona Republic/azcentral.comMesa, AZ
I’ve worked with David Brown as his editor for Engineering News-Record and ENR Southwest for eight years, and he’s written for ENR Southwest (formerly Southwest Contractor) for more than 20 years.
David is a pleasure to work with. He is very detail-oriented and consistently turns in well-written, thoroughly researched, clean copy.
He also has a varied and extensive knowledge base about architecture, construction and many other subjects.
I have worked with David for six to seven years during my time as the Marketing & PR Manager at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA). He has written a number of newspaper, web and magazine stories about our events, exhibitions and architecture/design projects, showing a passion for the arts as well as a commitment to accuracy and timeliness in his work. I have enjoyed this relationship and hope to continue working with him into the future.
Leslie OliverMarketing & PR ManagerSMoCAScottsdale
David is a professional in every sense of the word. We contracted David for several of our Panache books and we're delighted with his efforts. David takes ownership of any project, surpasses expectations and is so easy to work with. I highly recommend his services to anyone.
Ray MillerEx-Group PublisherPanache Partners, LLCScottsdale
David has been a wonderful part of our editorial team and is able to find the beauty in architecture through a sustainable lens.
Tishin Donkersley, M.A.Former Editor-In-ChiefGreen Living AZ MagazineScottsdale
I have been working with David Brown for over five years, and he has never missed a deadline. David is very reliable and always courteous to me and my clients. I have received multiple compliments as to the quality of his writing and we feel fortunate to have him as a contributing writer.
Brian R. GraffPublisherHighline Autos MagazineScottsdale
I would recommend David Brown for any project that is research or client intensive. In addition to his excellent writing, he is thorough, professional and easy to work with.
David is great with clients and is able to seamlessly combined primary and secondary research with relevant cultural references to produce highly descriptive and enjoyable articles. I look forward to working with David again on our next issue; thanks again David, great work.
AJ WelshFormer Associate Publisher, Private Islands MagazineToronto, Canada
I’ve had the privilege of working with David Brown for more than 20 years. He represents the gold standard as a professional journalist.
Some of the writing projects that we’ve worked on together for my clients include luxury resorts (The Phoenician, The Boulders Resort, Arizona Biltmore, The Buttes); award-winning restaurants (St. Francis, Eddie V’ Prime Seafood, Wildfish Seafood Grille, Roaring Fork, elements); and cultural events (Celebration of Fine Arts, Crave Arizona) - just to name a few.
David is an intelligent and compassionate writer whose creative stories clearly illustrate his passion for hospitality, culinary and travel. Due to his enthusiasm and energy, he continues to generate a multitude of both editorial and advertorial writing pieces.
Debi BridgesPresidentBridges Media GroupScottsdale
I have had the pleasure of working with David for a number of years on various articles he has written about me and about my design studio. It never ceases to amaze me that he keeps coming up with fresh, inspirational things to say! He asks pertinent questions and has an interesting way of getting to the heart of the matter with the thoughts and ideas he brings to each piece he writes.
Janet Brooks, ASIDJanet Brooks DesignScottsdale
Over the last 10 years La Casa Builders has had the privilege of benefiting from the creative writing skills of David Brown.The latest collaboration involved David writing the text for a new website link and our first blog story on geothermal technology.
David is blessed with the ability to glean out the best attributes of a company and then develop the raw information into a concise, compelling story.
Much to our delight, David has proven not to be stereotypical of many creative people in his business practices. He is very prompt with appointments, phone calls and e-mail correspondences.
He has also assisted us in expanding our market exposure through his extensive contacts in the publishing community. I highly recommend him to anyone in need of a professional writer.
Ron SteegePresidentLa Casa Builders Inc.Scottsdale
I’ve known David Brown for about five years now. David has written many stories on my unique luxury and sustainable homes in Scottsdale, Paradise Valley and other areas of the Valley; he consistently produces excellent work for me and for my Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty associates. I highly recommend him; he has impressed me and the public who follow his writing.
Since we both are Philadelphia transplants, we have become great business associates and friends.He is easy to work with and is passionate about his writing and story-telling. As they say: "Try him once and you'll never waste your time with anyone else."
Frank AazamiPrivate Client GroupRuss Lyon Sotheby's International RealtyScottsdale
David has worked with Arizona Foothills Magazine for nearly 10 years, consistently turning in top-notch work — on time, to boot. He is a talented writer and a true professional whose name we are always happy to see on our masthead.
Melissa LarsenManaging EditorArizona Foothills MagazineScottsdale
David is a highly respected writer in the Arizona residential architecture and interior design community. He has been writing editorials on my projects for over 10 years. His deep knowledge of architectural design always gets to the core of the subject. He is also extremely pleasant and a great joy to work with. I have also recommended him to many of my colleagues.
Nick Tsontakis, AIAPrincipalTsontakisArchitecture LLCScottsdale