Marni Usheroff

Long Beach, CA USA

Professional Experience

A business and science reporter, I've written about topics including the macroeconomics of pricey shellfish in Southern California and DIY video games played with paramecia. My favorite stories feature a combination of business and science.


2 Years
Entry Level
Social Media
2 Years


Business (general)
2 Years
1 Year
1 Year


Newspaper - Local/Regional
2 Years
5 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

2 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Queens Chronicle (3-5), Mashable (1-2)

Other Work History

Orange County Register: staff writer for the business section, covering finance 2012-Present Assisted an investment manager. Researched and helped manage various stock, private equity and options investments for large portfolio. 2007-2012

Technical Skills

Basic Final Cut Pro, Lightroom, Photomechanic, Bridge

Foreign Language Skills

conversational Spanish

Computer Skills

Basic JavaScript, Python; Experienced Word, Excel, OS, Windows, CCI, Lotus Notes, WordPress


DSLR, professional audio recorder


Samantha Gowen, Assistant Business Editor, The Orange County Register,, 714-403-8707 Dale Maharidge, Professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism,, 212-854-3854


Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism's Horgan Prize for Critical Science Writing 2013



Small business profile of an Orange County woodworker whose striking art and furniture garnered a massive following on Instagram.
A look at why shrimp and lobster were so pricey for Southern California consumers.
Environmental scientists are using economics to save surf waves.
Q&A with Beverly Hills-based activist investors Legion Partners.
Takes a look at video games played with paramecia via a DIY class at a community biolab in Brooklyn, a Stanford scientist who's applied for a patent on the concept and a Swiss scientist who teaches biohacking to artists.
Profile of PIMCO alumni and the firm's tough culture in the wake of the CEO's abrupt departure.