Istanbul-based freelance writer and editor with more than 15 years of experience in feature, news, and lifestyle coverage for print and online media. I specialize in environmental, social, and urban issues, as well as arts, culture, and travel.
I am open to new opportunities (freelance or staff) in any location.
Environment & Nature
Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Newspaper - National
Total Media Industry Experience
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
TreeHugger.com (10+), SimonSeeks (1-2), Women's eNews (1-2), Selections (3-5), Time Out Istanbul (3-5), BBC Wildlife (1-2), Ethical Corporation (1-2), Fodor's (1-2), Gulf Life (1-2), IPS (1-2), J Magazine (1-2), Atlantic Cities (1-2), Salon (1-2)
Other Work History
Front page editor, Hürriyet Daily News (Istanbul, Turkey)
Copy editor, Hürriyet Daily News (Istanbul, Turkey)
Senior associate editor/Lifestyle editor, Sierra Magazine (San Francisco, California)
Associate producer, CNET (San Francisco, California)
Assistance editor, MotherJones.com (San Francisco, California)
Foreign Language Skills
Laptop, digital camera
Edited or co-edited three Maggie Award-winning pieces for Sierra, plus two nominated articles.