Consulting & Editing

Worked as Content Director for Oak Meditation, which offers meditation, breathing, and sleep exercises to encourage making mindfulness a daily habit.

Formerly worked as Editor-in-Chief/Editor-at-Large of Anxy Magazine, a new biannual, crowdfunded, and visually-driven magazine focused on removing the stigmas around mental heath

Formerly worked at Lean Startup Co. as Editor-in-Chief/Program Chair for the company's various events, and contributing editor & copywriter for marketing materials related to the Lean Startup Co.; was also emcee for the Lean Startup Conference 2015 and moderator for Lean Startup Night and Lean Startup Week panels on innovation in 2016.

American Press Institute (researched and wrote a best practices strategy study on the ways newsrooms can innovate to reach a Millennial audience, spoke on this topic on API's behalf at the ONA and the ASNE conferences in 2015)

I've also consulted on topics ranging from content strategy, staffing, and audience development to social media & distribution strategy for:

Bay Area News Group/

Noise Pop Industries 



Cover, Travel & Tech Stories


 Personal Essays

"Love's Mixtapes Lost" (on the memories of high school crushes contained in old mixtapes) — KQED

"One Ten-Day Meditation Course Can Change Everything" (on quieting a rowdy mind) — The Bold Italic


Live/TV Interviews

Interview with RJI Futures Lab about reaching Millennial audiences (video)

Interview with OKCupid's Christian Rudder at JCCSF's Arts & Ideas series, Sept. 16, 2014  (video

Contributor, Pop-Up Magazine, April 2009

Interview about The Bold Italic for TV show "10 Percent," Aug. 13, 2013 (video)

Interview with comedian Dave Hill about the San Francisco music scene for Mark Hoppus' "A Different Spin" TV Show, Dec. 9, 2011