Writer. Once talked my way in to a locked down Columbia University campus for a story, and a gangster once bought me lunch, came clean. Now at Bloomberg &Businessweek, covering media, namely News Corp., Viacom, Time Warner, New York Times, Washington Post, and others. Also podcastingand jabbering on BloombergTV.
Written forNew York Times, W magazine, Advertising Age, Village Voice,Conde Nast Portfolio, Vibe, and elsewhere. Wrote a movie once that got made and showed at Tribeca. Screenwriting is a tease; not for the faint. Below, some stories.
Writing and Editing | Greater New York City Area, US
Currently appearing in Bloomberg News, Businessweek, and Bloomberg TV.
Written for New York Times, New York magazine, Conde Nast Portfolio, Village Voice, Vibe, and elsewhere. Edited at Women's Wear Daily, W magazine, New York Daily News, and various Internet startups. Wrote a movie once that was produced and premiered at Tribeca. Screenwriting is a tease. Not for the faint.
2011 - Present
Media Reporter / Bloomberg News
Cover the full lot: News Corporation, 21st Century Fox, Time Warner Inc., Viacom, Thomson Reuters, CBS, New York Times, Gannett, Washington Post, AOL, digital media, book publishing, newspapers, magazines, television.
Reporter, digital media / Advertising Age
Covered digital media, including Facebook, Google, Yahoo, and AOL. Also privacy and digital ad startups (basically whatever you see in the Terry Kawaja chart).
Freelance writer / Conde Nast Portfolio, film production
-Wrote for Conde Nast Portfolio, Slate, The Big Money, and elsewhere. -Script-doctored for Hollywood studios, independent producers.
Screenwriter / West 32nd Film Productions
West 32nd ~ Feature Film
Features Editor, Women's Wear Daily and W magazine / Conde Nast
-Managed a team of 6 fashion editors. -Ran rewrite from 5 bureaus: New York, LA, Milan, Paris, and London. -Edited New York Fashion Week coverage.
Managing Editor / Community Connect Inc.
Community Connect published a collection of social media sites, including BlackPlanet.com and AsianAve.com.
Managed a team of 6 editors and engineers; freelance budget; writer contracts
Contributing Editor / Village Voice Media
My first newsroom. Worked with Don Forst, Lynn Yeager, Bill Bastone, Jim Ledbetter, Richard Goldstein.