FUN FACT (about me):

I was ranked the #2 creative student in the world by the One Club in 2020.

MORE FUN FACTS (also about me):

I manually flush automatic toilets.

My favorite textile pattern is seersucker.

I have an affinity for the number 8. No reason.

I'm right handed, but I typically shave with my left.

I still cut myself while shaving—unrelated to previous fact.

I know the ins and outs of Parcheesi. Pawn of choice: camels.

I've sang along to "Hey Jude" with one of The Beatles, which was pretty cool.

I've rated and reviewed every movie I've watched for over two years. Check out my Letterboxd

Koalas have two opposable thumbs on each hand (not about me, but I think more people should know it).



CALLEN / Junior Copywriter / August 2020 - Present

The Martin Agency / Freelance Copywriter / June 2020 - July 2020

Deutsch / Freelance Copywriter / May 2020 - June 2020

BYU Adlab / Copywriter / September 2018 - April 2020


Phone: (512) 865-9568


LinkedIn: Sam Carlson


Brigham Young University / Provo, UT / April 2020

Bachelor of Arts / Communications: Advertising Emphasis

GPA: 3.97

How often should I have my ears cleaned?

Although our ears have a self-cleaning mechanism that naturally removes excess ear wax from the ear canal. it is always best practice to have your ears check with our ear clinician every 6 to12 months depending on how much ear wax you produce

What is the best way to clean ears?

We always recommend booking yourself in for an ear health consultation. This will help determine the health of the ear canal and whether ear wax removal is required. For general cleanliness at home using a luke warm damp washcloth to wipe any excess ear wax that may site on the outside of the ear canal away. You can also use cotton buds, but never insert them into the ear canal.

Does earwax buildup go away on its own?

The normal process of the ear canal is help ensure ear wax migrates naturally to the entrance of the ear canal where you can clean it away yourself. Should your earwax buildup be causing pain, discomfort or difficulty in hearing then the ear wax removal should be handled by a professional. Need an ear specialist in Tauranga? Send us a message or give us a call.

How do you remove hard ear wax?

Har ear wax is removed via micro suctioning or manual cleaning, depending on the amount of hard wax to remove. We always advise that should you not have had treatment for a number of years then putting a few drops of olive oil in the ear canal every day for two days leading up to your appointment for ear wax removal in Tauranga, will help ensure that the procedure will be quick and painless.

What are the side effects of excessive ear wax?

The following side effects can occure when your ear canal are clogged with excessive ear wax: ear pain, itching of the ear, dizziness, ringing in the ears and in servere cases, hearing loss. Look after your ear health and book an appointment with an ear cleaner in Tauranga.


When your impacted earwax is not resolved by over-the-counter removal kits, it is best to seek medical attention. In our ear care Tauranga clinic, our professional ear clinician will examine your ear canal and wax using a microscope. With over 13 years of experinece and knowledge to remove impacted earwax without damaging the delicate skin layer in your ear.

Proper Diagnosis?

Sometimes, impacted earwax is caused by more than just build-up. It can also be a symptom of some other health conditions like osteoma, external otitis, skin diseases, autoimmune disease, or injury. When you get your ear cleaning administered in our ear clinic in Tauranga, we will investigate your symptomps. Our ear care expert will let you know if the wax isn't the main reason for your ear condition.

Care for excessive wax production?

If you happen to be a person whose ears overproduce cerumen, regularly getting an ear wax removal is not just needed but vital to ensuring your ears are functioning correctly and staying healthy.



Gold: "Handimojis" (2020)

Silver: Saucony, "Made To Run" (2020)

Silver: Conair, "It's Ok to Dry" (2020)

Silver: DHL, "Next Day Neighbors" (2020)

Bronze: American Crew, "Good Enough" (2020)

Merit: LEGO, "Re-Ocean" (2020)


Gold: "Handimojis" (2020)

Shortlist: Conair, "It's Ok to Dry" (2020)


Advertising Annual: "Handimojis" (2020)

Advertising Annual: Jeep, "Adventures Per Gallon" (2019)

Shortlist: DHL, "Next Day Neighbors" (2020)


Yellow: Twitter, "Konami Code" (2020)

Wood: Penguin Books, "StoryTracks" (2020)


Best of Show: "Handimojis" (2020)

Gold: "Handimojis" (2020)


Winner: FIRE, "Never Again Memorials," "Lifetime Warranty" (2019)


Bronze: Vans, "More Than Meets The Eye" (2020)

Merit: New York Times, "Every Story Has a Story" (2020)


Short Film Finalist: "Homecoming King" (2020)


Silver: Chanel, "The Black Dress" (2020)

Bronze: American Crew, "Good Enough" (2020)


Gold: Conair, "It's Ok to Dry" (2020)

Gold: Jeep, "Adventures Per Gallon" (2019)

Silver: Chanel, "The Black Dress" (2020)

Silver: DHL, "Next Day Neighbors" (2020)

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LinkedIn: Sam Carlson