Melissa Walsh


Capitalize on experience. Hire a seasoned professional.

Doing business as Powerplay Communications, Melissa Walsh brings strong writing skills and proven capabilities in editorial services and project management. She is proficient in print and digital publishing processes and technologies and carries an expertise in automotive technology, military vehicles, and ice hockey.

To gain extra strength in communicating with your audience, contact Melissa for a free consultation. Her office is in the Greater Detroit Area. She will meet with you there, travel to your place of business, or meet with you remotely via telephone or video conference.


  • Creative content development
  • Content marketing strategy
  • Marketing collateral development
  • HTML e-mail production
  • Column & blog writing
  • News feature & press release writing
  • Reference & nonfiction writing
  • Website planning
  • Website copy development
  • Print & digital single-source publishing (SGML/XML structured authoring)
  • Editorial project management
  • Business-to-business (B2B) writing (proposals, business cases with ROI, presentations, reports)

A Phenomenal Day for Hockey

Pointe Media March 2016 Grosse Pointe Magazine - March/April 2016 Issue

A Big Tilt for Grosse Pointe Community

Pointe Media January 2016 Grosse Pointe Magazine - January/February 2016

The Reel Deal

Service Truck Magazine September 2015 The Reel Deal

Grosse Pointe's Super Novices Hit 'The Brick'

Pointe Media July 2015 Grosse Pointe Magazine - July/August 2015

Rivertown Survivor

Hour Detroit Magazine December 2013 Rivertown Survivor

Grosse Pointe Public Schools: The details on our impressive high schools

Pointe Media August 2013

The Fountain of Youth Is the Frozen Pond

Powerplay Communications April 17th, 2013 Hockey Mom Sense blog: "The Fountain of Youth Is the Frozen Pond"

10 Things Good Hockey Parents Know About Hockey

Powerplay Communications January 17th, 2013 Hockey Mom Sense: 10 Things Good Hockey Parents Know About Hockey

The Rookie Hockey Mom: How to Play the Game's Toughest Position (author & publisher)

Powerplay Communications 2012 Rookie Hockey Mom website

Capitalize on Experience e-mail blast

Powerplay Communications May 2012

Detroit's Big Three Play the Game with Heart

Powerplay Communications January 2011 Detroit's Big Three Play the Game with Heart

Warrior/Brine lacrosse equipment retail display signage & brochure

Graphic Resource Group October 2010

TIS Techstream marketing communications materials

Toyota Motor Sales 2007 TIS Techstream website

CeCe Winans

Gale Group 2006 CeCe Winans

Detroit Music and Things that Start with 'D'

Self 2005 Essay - Detroit Music and Things that Start with 'D'