FREELANCE WRITING Santa Barbara | 2017 - Present Won NaNoWriMo 2017 Freelance food writer for the Santa Barbara Independent
Miami | 2013 - 2017 Published personal essays on Ravishly, Entropy Magazine, and Manifest Station. Won NaNoWriMo twice (2014 + 2016) Contributed to Miami New Times food blog weekly, produced top listicles, and wrote restaurant critiques. Wrote branded content for Forbes and business case studies for Smart Recruiters.
San Francisco | 2010 - 2013 Held 2-year post with SF Weekly food blog, writing weekly for 250,000 monthly viewers. Nominated for " Best Food Blogger" Landed mentions in Washington Post, SF Chronicle, Grub Street, Eater SF, SFist, and Oh No They Didn't. Provided content and pilot programs for top apps: Heard About?, Scoutmob, and Loopt.
Los Angeles | 2008 - 2010 Launched nationally consumed, investor-backed blog featuring top restaurateurs, critics, and bloggers. Wrote daily on LA food scene, appearing in LA Times, LA Weekly, Eater LA, and Food GPS.com. Provided official live coverage for LA's Taste of the Nation celebrity chefs and other foodie VIPs. Created pilot/teasers for reality show and edutainment cooking show directed by MTV Real World producer.