Beth Ford Roth


Professional Experience

I’m a journalist whose work has run the gamut from TV reporter in Reno, Nevada to military blogger for National Public Radio. I now write personal essays for publications like xoJane, Bustle, and Chicken Soup for the Soul. Until recently, I was the author of Home Post, one of NPR’s inaugural “Argo” blogs. During my tenure, Home Post was known to garner more than 100,000 page views per month, and was mentioned in the New York Times,, Huffington Post, Fox News, and the Daily Mail. I’ve also contributed to, a history and trivia website that gets 8 million hits a month and was named one of the 50 best websites by Time magazine. And my radio features have aired nationally on the NPR programs “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered.” I have had extensive experience appearing on live television. I was a reporter for Capitol Television News Service in Sacramento from 1998-2000, and a general assignment reporter for KOLO-TV in Reno from 2000-2002. I was born, raised, and educa


Producer (new media)
9 Years
21 Years
Social Media
9 Years


21 Years
8 Years
War & Conflicts
8 Years


Online/new media
9 Years
Broadcasting - all
20 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
5 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

21 Years

Technical Skills

DVC Pro Editing


Laptop, digital camera, digital audio recorder


Associated Press (Best News Writer) Society of Professional Journalists (Best Serious News Feature)



A growing number of Latino children are crossing the U.S. border to attend private schools in Mexico. Schools there are less expensive, and parents hope the experience will help their children become truly bicultural.
The number of stay-at-home dads is on the rise.
The gender gap at universities and colleges around the nation is now favouring girls. Increasingly, women graduates outnumber men -- and that gap is widening.
The San Diego Padres will enter the National League West playoffs with one of the worst records in the league.