SARAH SCHAFFER, FOUNDER & CEO
Our Founder & CEO
Sarah Schaffer, a veteran of the journalism, publishing and advertising worlds, has reported front-page stories for newspapers, built A-teams and founded content studios for major agencies, helmed the masthead at glossy magazines and launched products and award-winning campaigns for Fortune 500 brands, iconic attractions and leading museums.
Her goal with each new project is to help clients demystify the strategy and production processes behind truly outstanding and original content, communications and campaigns.
Connect with Sarah on LinkedIn.
2003 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award
2004 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award
2016 ADDY Award for Publication Design
2017 ADDY Award for Branded Content & Marketing
2021 American Advertising Federation Mosaic Award
What Our Client, Colleagues and Partners Say
"Sarah embodies everything a leader should be. She is able to see the big picture and effortlessly implement carefully measured solutions to complex situations."
"Sarah does an incredible job steering the ship, ensuring that all involved have clear direction and understand the end goal. If you have the chance to work with Sarah, do it! You will be lucky to have Sarah and Bond Studios in your corner."
"Sarah can switch gears on a dime, all the while clearly remembering the details as she juggles multiple projects at 90 miles an hour. She is a consummate professional, an accomplished multitasker, and an incredibly impressive leader with ... true talent [and] creativity."
"As a new business owner, I struggled to figure out how to create content that would resonate with my ideal clients. Sarah helped me gain clarity around what messages mattered most and how to go about delivering them. The process she used was easy, enjoyable and gave me the confidence to share my stories."
"Sarah is a natural leader who is able to motivate her team and clearly execute [on] vision. It is rare to find someone like her who so keenly understands the editorial, marketing and digital aspects of business today."
"Art director, power connector, sherpa and Board whisperer ... She is one of a handful of intensely bright lights among my 40 years [in business]."
"Thank you for your diligence, careful attention to detail and craftsmanship."
We assemble high-impact, low-ego project teams based on your precise needs and desires. Customized solutions are what we're all about.
Our creative consultants are sought-after experts
in media, editorial design, brand identity, entertainment and advertising. They've earned experience – and an impressive array of industry awards – as newspaper reporters, magazine editors, TV producers, lifestyle photographers, publicists, filmmakers, brand strategists and graphic designers.
We've worked for or with media outlets including CNN, The New York Times, Gannett, The Washington Post, Fortune, Business Insider, Men's Health, People magazine, The Baltimore Sun, The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business News, The Associated Press, Guardian UK, Bon Appetit, Modern Luxury (Capitol File), Niche Media (Ocean Drive) and Washingtonian.
Using journalistic principles and rock solid news judgment, Team Bond determines the who, what, when, where and why. We listen first, ask the right questions and encourage conversation, meaningful collaboration and curiosity at every step and stage.