About me

I’m a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in Food & Wine, Forbes, Condé Nast Traveler, Thrillist, Los Angeles Magazine, L.A. Weekly, Vice, and others. I hold a degree in Comparative Literature from Brown University and speak fluent French.

I also have 9 years of experience in digital content for Fortune 500 clients like Disney Interactive, Disney Consumer Products, and Starbucks. I’ve covered the Emmys, Oscars, and James Beard Awards, and interviewed Wolfgang Puck, Dominique Crenn, John Legend, Kristen Bell, and Hugh Jackman—all for Food & Wine.

I live in Los Angeles.

Daily Reporting: SEO, WordPress, Pitching, Receiving Assignments

I was a daily contributor for over a year at Food & Wine, pitching stories as well as accepting assignments with turnaround times of as little as 30 minutes. I suggested heds and deks, creating SEO-optimized content with topical keywords and hyperlink-rich articles. At the same time, I focused on strong reporting—I’ve Skype-interviewed chefs in post-Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico, finding them on Twitter and Facebook, for example.

Narrative Journalism: Research & on-the-ground reporting

I’ve written about everything from the rise of donuts in Southern California to how immigration in Spain is affecting olive farmers. My coverage has encompassed AI, the Farm Bill, global warming, and more.

Celebrity Interviews

As mentioned above, I’ve covered high profile events like The Emmys, Oscars, and James Beard Awards, and interviewed personalities like Hugh Jackman, Kristen Bell, and John Legend.