Debra Stuart is an international award winning Toronto freelance copywriter, with expertise in marketing and branding. Debra’s copywriting, marketing and branding contributions have helped launch, invigorate and build businesses and brands. Leveraging her advertising agency background, and experience in marketing leadership roles for globally recognized, category-leading brands, Debra provides clients with results-driven marketing communications that epitomize creative excellence, achieve objectives and maximize ROI. 

Debra has received countless accolades from clients and colleagues, and kudos from industry arbiters for her copywriting, marketing and branding contributions. Debra is recognized for writing copy that informs, ignites and influences the intended target audience. She has developed marketing communications that propelled sales, drove record-breaking crowds and generated global media coverage. Debra’s expansive portfolio includes websites, print advertising, brochures, blogs, newsletters, press releases, email campaigns, direct mail, bylined magazine articles, catalogues, radio commercials and more.


Beyond her passion for creativity, and commitment to providing clients with her unique synergy of skills and talents, Debra Stuart is dedicated to giving back to the community. Debra has contributed to numerous local and international not-for-profit and charitable organizations and foundations, volunteering in leadership roles, where she raised awareness, engagement and funds by planning and orchestrating marketing communications programs, public relations campaigns and gala fundraising events.


Debra is a founding member of a prominent women’s philanthropic organization that funds research and innovation. She also served as Chair of Marketing and Communications, and was an Executive Board Member of the women’s auxiliary of a world leading academic health sciences center, and was publicly acknowledged for rebranding this fifty-year old entity. 

Debra has profiled major donors in by-lined newsletter articles for a charity dedicated to scientific research and public education on Georgian Bay's aquatic ecosystem. Through marketing and music initiatives, Debra also supports Canadian war veterans and Alzheimer’s organizations, causes that are dear to her heart.