J.E. Reich

99 43rd 1/2 Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
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Professional Experience

A freelance journalist and editor specializing in feminism, pop culture, LGBT issues, cannabis, comic culture, intersectionality, Jewish culture, and book culture. Bylines at Vanity Fair, Slate, Jezebel, INTO, High Times, The Forward, and more.

Expertise

Content Editor (online)
2 Years
Reporter
4 Years
Writer
7 Years

Specialty

Entertainment
4 Years
Politics
2 Years
Technology
1 Year

Industries


Online/new media
7 Years
Publishing (non-book) - all
1 Year

Total Media Industry Experience

7 Years

Computer Skills

SEO, CMS, Microsoft Office.

Work Samples

General

Essay on life as a member of Pittsburgh's Jewish community in the aftermath of the 2018 Tree of Life shooting.
Investigative coverage on Pittsburgh's trans and Jewish residents in the wake of the 2018 Tree of Life Synagogue shooting, Trump's anti-LGBT agenda, and the GOP's paranoia over migrant caravans.
Pop culture piece analyzing Black Mirror's "San Junipero" and the subversion of the "bury your gays" trope.
Quick celeb culture item that scrutinizes a seemingly innocuous Instagram post by a white celebrity that calls out "benign" racism and cultural appropriation vis a vis social media.