My Journalism Career

My Resume


Current: Editor,, blog featuring winery profiles, news and tasting notes, since April 2009.
June 2008-July 2014: Editor, blog posting weekdays with reviews and commentary on media and parenting.
August 2010-July 2012: Freelance reporter and guest Local Editor, Southern California Region,, including writing hard news stories for West Hollywood, Culver City, Westwood/Century City, Marina Del Rey, and Mar Vista Patches, and guest editing at Culver City and Westwood/Century City.
May 2010-December 2010: Blogger for KPCC's Freeway project, covering television and needle arts.
Columnist, Ministry & Liturgy – The Word Alive, on reading Scriptures aloud at services, since Jan. 2005.
December 2007-December 2010 - Reviewer, – writing reviews of specific programs within the very specific site format.
January 2006-December 2009 Freelance Reporter, celebrity profiles, Girl Power Magazine,
May 2004-December 2007: Family TV columnist, Maine Sunday Telegram.
December 2002-January 2007: Freelance Reporter, later Contributing Editor for Homeland Protection Professional, trade magazine for first responders.
May 2004-September 2006: Columnist on family television for DirectTV The Guide.
February 2000-November 2002: Freelance Reporter, Pasadena Weekly, covering hard news to arts and theater reviews.


Successfully maintained multiple sites as guest editor, as well as excelled in the coverage of complicated government issues.
Built freelance writing business by tackling a wide variety of projects from city hall coverage to major television events.
Guest associate editor for WineMaker Magazine.
Researched and Co-Wrote Howdunit, The Book of Poisons.
Author of Tyger, Tyger, Cambridge Books


Include The Los Angeles Times, PC Magazine On Direct TV, WineMaker, EP Monthly, Pilates Style, Cooking Smart, Pasadena Weekly, Ladies' Home Journal, Wines & Vines, Homeland Protection Professional, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Coverstory, Backstage West, Wave Community Newspapers, L.A. Parent, Modern Liturgy Magazine, Catholic Parent.


MSJ, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, 1995


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