Shane Danaher

Brooklyn, NY USA

Professional Experience

A writer of diverse tastes and talents, I have covered everything from the ivory trade in Thailand to the travails of medieval fantasy enthusiasts in rural Idaho. Though attracted to themes of social justice and artistic splendor, I am eager to pursue stories in whichever directions they lead.


4 Years
5 Years
5 Years


Arts & Humanities
6 Years
4 Years
3 Years


Magazine - Local/Regional magazines
5 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
3 Years
Online/new media
4 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

7 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

VICE (3-5), Paste Magazine (6-10), Portland Monthly Magazine (3-5)

Technical Skills

I have a journeyman's knowledge of web design and photo editing, the latter of which I accomplish in Adobe Creative Suite.

Foreign Language Skills

I speak passable French and Thai.

Computer Skills

I am experienced with Word and OSX operating systems. I can program respectable HTML and CSS.


I own a laptop, a digital camera, a copy of Adobe Creative Suite, a professional microphone and audio editing software.

Work Permits & Visas

At present I am licensed only to work in the United States.


Desiree Andrews, Associate Editor, Tin House Magazine, (503) 219-0622, Casey Jarman, Managing Editor, The Believer, (541) 515 0454, Zach Dundas, Associate Editor, Portland Monthly,



This narrative piece recounts my adventures at a fantasy combat festival in rural Idaho.
In this listicle I discuss what I regard as best books published addressing the American combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
This profile recounts the story of Cole Brown - an up-and-coming hip-hop A&R man who gave up a life policing Ol' Dirty Bastard's in-studio substance abuse in order to take up the mantle of a Pentecostal preacher.