Personal Essays

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

“Because Love Let Me Be” (essay in A Glorious Freedom by Lisa Congdon, Chronicle Books)


Cover, Travel & Tech Stories


Consulting & Editing

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

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

Worked at Lean Startup Co. as Editor-in-Chief/Program Chair for conferences in the U.S. and London, and as Contributing Editor & Copywriter for marketing materials related to the Lean Startup Co.; was also the emcee for the Lean Startup Conference 2015 and a moderator for Lean Startup Night and Lean Startup Week panels on innovation in 2016.

Contracted by American Press Institute to research and write a best practices strategy study on the ways newsrooms can innovate to reach a Millennial audience; spoke on API's behalf on this topic at the ONA and the ASNE conferences in 2015.

Consulted on content strategy, editorial staffing, audience development, social media strategy for:

Bay Area News Group/

Noise Pop Industries 



Live/TV Interviews

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