Resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  

January 2010-present

FREELANCE WRITER

-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

FREELANCE JOURNALIST

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

 

September 2000-September 2004

NEWSWEEK MAGAZINE, General Editor,

-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, Various

-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

SAN FRANCISCO BAY GUARDIAN, various

-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

 

EDUCATION:

Columbia University School of Journalism, Masters of Science, 1994

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

 

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