Pitchfork (2021-present): One of the most prolific contributing critics for influential online music publication, usually writing at least two reviews per month. Review high-profile albums such as Prince’s posthumous Welcome 2 America. Go-to critic for reviews of ambient, electronic, and experimental music releases.
Regional American Food (2021-present): Created and run Twitter page (@RegionalUSFood) highlighting obscure regional foods from all over the U.S. Have attracted more than 150,000 followers and been profiled or interviewed by Salon, The Takeout, MEL Magazine, Know Your Meme, and Joe Feed Yourself.
Willamette Week (2019-present): Regular music columnist for Portland-area alt-weekly. Select three concerts in Portland area each week and write short recommendations. Compile weekly event listings for Portland music events. During COVID-19 shutdown, wrote weekly album recommendation column in lieu of show coverage.
Freelance journalist (2010-present): Regular contributor to SFGATE, 48hills, Atlas Obscura, Bandcamp Daily, The Bold Italic, Resident Advisor, and other online publications.
BigBrain Games (2022-present): Quiz creator for New York-based trivia-game app. Create five quizzes per week on music artists and genres. Conduct research to insure accuracy of questions and answers and source photos consistent with image rights.
Portland Monthly (2019-2020): Editorial intern at the magazine. Wrote short news stories, fact-checked copy, and edited proofs. Earned a reputation for catching errors in work that had already undergone several rounds of editing.
Jewish News of Northern California (2017-2019): Editorial assistant for print and online editions of J, a newspaper serving the Bay Area Jewish community. Edited letters to the editor and obituaries. Selected and edited photos for print and online editions using Photoshop. Wrote stories for paper. Maintained calendar of local events using WordPress. Acted as first point of contact for all emails and phone calls to the paper.
Eugene Weekly (2016-2017): Editorial intern. Edited proofs and wrote news stories for alternative weekly newspaper in Eugene, Oregon.
San Francisco Magazine (Summer 2015): Editorial intern. Fact-checked, edited proofs, wrote news stories, covered selected cultural events.
88.1 KWVA (2014-2016): DJ at University of Oregon campus radio station. Wrote album reviews for station’s online blog. Hosted ticket giveaways and DJ’d campus events such as freshman orientation.
San Francisco Bay Guardian (Summer 2014): Arts & culture intern for famous but now-defunct Bay Area alt-weekly. Continue to write regularly for the paper’s successor site, 48 Hills.
Emerald Media (2013-2016): Associate Arts & Culture Editor at largest student-run publication at the University of Oregon. Hired, trained, and led teams of reporters and photographers. Wrote 2-3 articles per week. Edited copy for clarity, grammar, spelling, and factual accuracy. Worked with photographers, videographers and designers to produce multimedia content.
Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
- B.A. in Journalism (2016)
- Dean’s Scholar all four years
International High School, San Francisco, CA
- International Baccalaureate, with honors (2012)
- President’s Award for Academic Achievement
Writing, reporting, editing (copy, audio, photo, video), customer service, answering a large volume of calls and emails, multitasking, fact-checking, typing (80 WPM, state-verified)
Adobe Suite, Camayak, Final Cut Pro, Google Suite, Logic Pro, Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop, Scenethink, Slack, Squarespace, WordPress, Zoho