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
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
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
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.