Advancing the technical communication profession in Upstate New York

Technical Writing vs. Copywriting panel discussion

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 – Join us online for a panel discussion with Lori Meyer and Stephanie Duffy to discuss the similarities and differences between Tech Writing and Copywriting. 

Stephanie Duffy

Stephanie is a multifaceted brand champion specializing in design, creative direction, and copywriting. She holds a B.A. in Journalism focusing on Creative Advertising and Communications and has spent her career working as an in-house creative. She lives with her family in Portland, OR, and enjoys gardening, hiking, and reading when she's not focusing on screens.

Lori Meyer

Lori Meyer, an STC Fellow, has more than 25 years of experience as a technical writer, editor, curriculum developer, and online help author. She lives in northern California, where she works as a technical writer documenting cybersecurity software for medium-sized and large corporations. Lori has been active in STC since the early 1990s, starting with the Rochester Chapter, where she created the chapter's first website. Since then, she has held many volunteer positions, including employment manager, secretary, conference co-chair, membership manager, director-at-large, SIG co-manager, and president of three STC chapters. She has received Distinguished Community Service awards from five STC communities. Lori is currently serving the second of two terms as a director on the STC Board of Directors. During her first board term, she was chair of the STC Community Affairs Committee (CAC) and now serves as a board liaison for two STC recognition committees. Lori has delivered leadership presentations at the STC Summit international conference and via webinar.