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January 2010-present


-Contributing editor Popular Science Magaziine

-Contributing editor Discover Magazine, 

-Others clients include, Conde Nast Traveler, BusinessWeek, Popular Mechanics, Scientific American and many others


October 2008-January 2010

READERS DIGEST, Features Editor,

-Pitched, assigned and edited national feature stories and narratives for magazine 

-Edited Outrageous, Dreamers and Heroes Sections of the magazine

-Prospected for new writers, worked closely with other departments, helped conceive special editions


October 2004-October 2008


-Wrote long-form narrative stories, profiles and trend pieces for a variety of publications. Clients included GQ,, Wired Magazine, Mother Jones, Playboy, Details, the Real Deal, Readers Digest, Maxim, Newsweek


September 2000-September 2004


-Helped edit the International editions, overseeing two sections, including back page interview. 

-Often served as primary “writer,” merging files from correspondents around the world into big picture stories

-Wrote and reported stories for all editions of the magazine

-Contributed to National Magazine Award winning coverage of 9-11 in 2001, reporting from Ground Zero

-Contributed to National Magazine Award winning coverage of the Iraq War in 2003, reporting from Iraq, Kuwait, Germany, Turkey, and aircraft carriers


Feb. 1999-September 2000


-Boston Globe Southeast Asia Correspondent, reported regularly from Phnom Penh, Vietnam, Indonesia; also freelanced for the Baltimore Sun and the San Francisco Examiner

-Spent three months in Boston working on a four-part investigative series on Native American Gaming. The Globe nominated it for a Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting category


Feb. 1999-Feb. 2000

CAMBODIA DAILY, Associate Editor

-Trained Cambodian journalists and edited their copy

-Reported on variety of topics, including efforts to reintegrate former members and leaders of the Khmer Rouge guerrilla army into society, efforts to bring justice to their more than 2 million victims by holding a war crimes tribunal, misappropriation and fraud scandal in the foreign funded Cambodian Mine Action Center, and the fallout from the murder of actress Piseth Peakleka, who was gunned down by a hit team hired by the Prime Minister’s wife


October 1995-October 1998

BERGEN RECORD, Washington Correspondent

-Wrote more than 100 front-page stories for 170,000-circulation newspaper, consistently voted the best newspaper in the state by New Jersey Press Association

-Helped cover 1996 Senate and Presidential races, producing numerous exposes on Sen. Robert Torricelli, D-NJ


June 1992-July 1993


-Took personal ads for 165,000-circulation alternative weekly, while working on long-term investigative piece on California Supreme Court. Story won investigative reporting award from Northern California chapter of SPJ



Columbia University School of Journalism, Masters of Science, 1994

University of California at Santa Cruz, BA, 1992, major: psychology


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