Experienced, irreverent pop culture writer and commentator who has: covered the Academy Awards; interviewed filmmakers and actors from J.J. Abrams to George Clooney; anchored one of the most popular blogs at The Washington Post; recapped TV shows from Lost to Downton Abbey; written trend pieces, essays and criticism about film, television and books; appeared on national and regional radio and TV shows. Note/warning: will jump at any opportunity to discuss 80s pop culture.
Content Editor (online)
Books & Literature
Newspaper - National
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Slate (1), The Wall Street Journal (1), The Washington Post (4), New York Magazine's Vulture (3)
Other Work History
Film critic for WETA's Around Town (Ongoing)
Reporter and blogger for The Washington Post. (3 years)
Web editor and producer for The Washington Post (10 years)
Have previous experience with video and audio recording/editing in Premiere and Audacity.
Foreign Language Skills
Proficient in Spanish.
Programs: Word, Google Drive, Wordpress.
Comfortable with HTML
Operating systems: Have used OS 10.6 and Windows XP
Digital camera; audio recorder.
2nd place in the blog category, Society for Features Journalism contest: 2010 and 2011.
Online News Association
Washington Area Film Critics Association