Jon Paul Buchmeyer

New York, USA

Professional Experience

Award-winning writer and content producer for, covering travel, food, lifestyle, and technology. Contributor to Bon Appetit and Conde Nast Traveler, and author of the hilarious memoir "Alphabet City: My So-Called Sitcom Life" about life as a gay Mary Tyler Moore in NYC. As a freelancer, I've pulled secrets out of Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey, crept through Mexico City cemeteries for Dia de los Muertos, driven a Mercedes around the Florida panhandle, harvested organic sweet potatoes with Jamaican farmers, and reviewed nearly a hundred hotels, restaurants, spas and nightclubs around the globe.


Book Author
3 Years
Content Editor (online)
3 Years
10 Years


10 Years
10 Years
10 Years


Independent Feature Film
3 Years
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
10 Years
PR (firm) - Fortune 1000 corp. clients
15 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

10 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Conde Nast Traveler (6-10), Bon Appetit (3-5), DK Guides (1-2)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Conde Nast Traveler (3-5), The Economist (3-5), MICHELIN guides (1-2), Scientific American (1-2)

Other Work History

Author, "Alphabet City: My So-Called Sitcom Life;" acquired book tour sponsors Kimpton Hotels and Tanqueray.

Foreign Language Skills

Speak basic Spanish; understand fluent Spanish; some French

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, WordPress, Tumblr, some HTML


Laptop, Digital print camera, Flip cam

Work Permits & Visas

authorized to work in US


Dorinda Elliott, Deputy Editor, Cond Nast Traveler, Dana Dickey, Senior Editor, Bon Apptit,


Next Gen. Indie Book Awards, 2010Alphabet City ODwyers Award, 2006Hyatt campaign CIPRA Award, 1999Dockers campaign GLAAD Media Award, 1999Dockers campaign GLAAD Media Award, 2000GLSEN PSA



A guide to Austin's farm-to-table restaurant movement.
Along the white sands of the Redneck Riviera, Jon Paul Buchmeyer retraces family memories in a Mercedes CLS550
Graveside in Mexico City during Dia de los Muertos.
ABCityblog's theatre review column featuring Promises, Promises starring Sean Hayes.
ABCityblog's popular column that goes behind-the-scenes with a respected blogger.
Q&A with one of America's most fascinating—and controversial—CEOs.
Excerpt from humorous memoir about life as a gay Mary Tyler Moore. Episode 1: It Is Heavy, a mishap with Whoopi Goldberg's Oscar
Pitched and covered trend in a feature story about Caribbean resorts working with local, organic farmers to source produce.