Writing

LMN architects website, brand collateral & Project documentation

Wrote case studies, press material, brand vision, project approach, and cultural pieces for multiple external communications objectives, including business development, fundraising support, awards programs, public relations, website, and social media. 

Performed strategic branding studies in collaboration with firm leadership to re-construct values and messaging for newly branded website. Wrote all copy, selected images, and designed wireframes. Collaborated with SEO and PR specialists to audit and optimize content, and develop social media strategy and content calendar. Delivered frequent news, culture, and video updates shared across multiple channels, and tracked metrics to continuously refine content. 

 

freelance journalism

Worked for 5 years as a New York City taxi driver, Bering Sea fisherman, Seattle bike messenger, and regular freelance writer for national and local publications covering cities and the environment, including over 70 journalistic features on urban development and renewal, design innovation, and sustainability for Architectural Record, Metropolis, Engineering News-Record, GreenSource, and the Puget Sound Business Journal. Produced live radio segments for NPR Science Friday with Ira Flatow, and pre-recorded pieces for syndicated science show Earth & Sky. Creative non-fiction and investigative journalism has appeared in The L Magazine (New York), Block Magazine (Brooklyn), and Arcade Magazine (Seattle). Edited and produced On Screen, a quarterly magazine covering Seattle's independent film scene for 911 Media Arts Center, profiling close to 100 local and locally screening filmmakers. Independent music and film reviews have appeared in SSGMusic.com and Northwest Film Forum's Hot Splice.