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:
Cover, Travel & Tech Stories
"A Long, Strange Trip" (feature on Tommy Hall of the 13th Floor Elevators) — SF Weekly
Innovation strategies: How One Multinational Conglomerate Radically Changed Its Company Culture and Saved Millions — Lean Startup Co
"This is How the City of Hayward, CA Uses Modern Innovation Strategies" — Lean Startup Co.
"Just Tweet It" (feature on producer Eric Frederic) — SF Weekly
"Punk Family Values" (feature on two generations of musicians in San Francisco's Rosenthal family) — SF Weekly
Road Trip, Soap Lake, Washington — The Stranger
"Goodbye Bold Italic" — Medium post
Pop Culture Criticism & Reviews
Sound baths, float tanks, and other experiments in out-there meditation — San Francisco Chronicle
Studio visit with artists Barry McGee & Clare Rojas — C Magazine
Profile on Thee Oh Sees — San Francisco Chronicle
Sub Pop Makes it Cool to Be a Loser — Urban Outfitters
Profile of A Giant Dog — Bandcamp
Profile of artist, maker & former Aquarius Records owner Windy Chien — San Francisco Chronicle Style section cover story
Profile on Swedish band Dungen — San Francisco Chronicle
Outside Lands 2015 coverage — Refinery29
Kim Kardashian at the Commonwealth Club — Rolling Stone
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