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Copywriter

William Michael Barre, American Copywriter. Avocations: lap swimming, skiing, biking, writing. M C. Recipient Certs. Merit, Art Dirs. Club New York, 1976, 80, 82, Award of Excellence, Communication Arts, Palo Alto, California, 1979.

Background

Barre, William Michael was born on September 19, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Fred Henry and Louise Elizabeth (Wice) Barre.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, Bradley University, 1971. Master of Science, University Illinois, Champaign, 1972.

Career

Writer, copy supervisor J. Walter Thompson, Chicago, 1972-1978. Associate creative director Clinton E. Frank, 1978-1979. Senior writer Foote, Cone & Belding, 1979-1981.

Creative director Lou Beres & Associate, 1981-1983. Freelance writer Los Angeles and Chicago, 1983-1991. Associate creative director Robert Brandt & Associates, 1991-1998.

Creative director BVK/McDonald, 1998—2000. President William Barre Advertising, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Avocations: lap swimming, skiing, biking, writing. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Copywriter Van Camp's, 1979, Gatorade, 1980 (Effie, Clio awards, 1980), Grips Work Gloves, 1982, Butternut Bread, 1980.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Lap swimming, skiing, biking, writing.

Connections

Married Vivian Janice Walsh, December 18, 1982. Children: Peter, Michael.

father:
Fred Henry Barre

mother:
Louise Elizabeth (Wice) Barre

spouse:
Vivian Janice Walsh

children:
Peter Barre

Michael Barre