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About

 

I have lived many lives. Bike messenger, NYC taxi driver, Alaska deep sea fisherman, writer, editor, media producer, video artist, graphic/web/UX designer, user researcher, content strategist, Google Analytics consultant. My life story in 6 minutes: https://vimeo.com/47094791

Education

  • Master of Communication, University of Washington, Communities and Networks

  • Bachelor’s, Columbia University, Environmental Journalism

  • Training in coding, design, and video from Codecademy, School of Visual Arts, Seattle Film Institute

  • Advanced Google Analytics certification



Environmental & Cities Journalism

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My freelance journalism work has included around 100 pieces across print, online, and radio channels. I mostly cover sustainability and urban development, with both a reporting and a creative non-fiction lens.

  • “Travelogue Detroit: Notes from the Open Source City,” Arcade Magazine

  • “Taxi Cab Confessions: Man on the Merge,” L Magazine

  • “Suburban Origins: Mumbai” (YouTube)

  • “Urban Ecology,” NPR Talk of the Nation: Science Friday

  • “Bronx Revitalization Report: Building Green in the Projects,” Engineering News-Record New York

  • “Architectural Storytelling vs. Public Relations,” Metropolis POV

  • “Capital/Capitol: Crowdfunded Real Estate in DC,” Arcade Magazine

Music & Arts

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I was Development/Communications Manager at the now-defunct 911 Media Arts Center in Seattle, WA, where I promoted gallery shows, ran fundraising events, and produced a quarterly members magazine covering Northwest independent film and digital media arts.

  • Feature articles on VJ (“video jockey”) artists, modern dance filmmakers, dozens of interviews with local and visiting directors

  • Seattle Women in Film fundraiser; DVD compilation of 21 independent women filmmakers including Lynn Shelton, Megan Griffiths

  • Complete guide to local filmmakers presenting in the Seattle International Film Festival

  • Album reviews (SSGMusic.com): Bear in Heaven, Ariel Pink, Bob Mould, etc.

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