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I've worked in print, online, radio, everything but TV. I've also managed Twitter accounts for news organizations.

I respect the web, for its reach, and use social media as a platform, but marry those skills with the traditional journalism background of real writing and reporting.

I'm a graduate of Pitzer College (BA in creative writing) and have a master's in journalism from Syracuse University.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Travel writer.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

Social media has become the news. It's moved beyond a platform to share information to become one of the "news" topic of the last few years.

Coyotes have adapted to the streets of L.A., and biologists want to know how

stripes.com — Tens of thousands of coyotes are killed by the government and hunters annually. But coyotes, as coy as their name implies, seem more scared than aggressive when confronted. Attacks are rare, Brown said, and often happen when humans feed them, which is illegal.

In dogged pursuit of the urban coyote

pressherald.com — LOS ANGELES - It was nearly the hour of the wolf, and there were no coyotes. Not a single beep on the GPS tracker. Justin Brown parked his jeep on a dark road and sighed. "I'm going to get out and see if I hear anything," he said.

Coyotes have adapted to the streets of L.A., and biologists want to know how

washingtonpost.com — LOS ANGELES - It was nearly the hour of the wolf, and there were no coyotes. Not a single beep on the GPS tracker. Justin Brown parked his jeep on a pitch dark road and sighed. "I'm going to get out and see if I hear anything," he said.

Why is Legendary Luddite Werner Herzog Diving Into Streaming Video and Online Film Schools?

playboy.com — Werner Herzog despises technology for pulling us apart rather than connecting us, and he's called film school a waste of time and money. So why is the Munich-born filmmaker, best known for death-defying epics like Grizzly Man and Fitzcarraldo, getting involved with an online film school called the Master Class?

‘Zero Days’ investigates War 2.0 (+video)

heralddemocrat.com — What does war look like when the weapons are invisible? So goes this era's unofficial-official cyberwar, in which lines of code are the new Kalashnikovs, holding enough power to cripple infrastructure, and even kill. At least that's what Alex Gibney claims in his new film, "Zero Days."

'Zero Days': Computer code supplements bullets and bombs as the cutting-edge weapons of war

mercurynews.com — By Adam Popescu, Washington Post Posted: 07/11/2016 11:32:51 AM PDT Updated: 07/11/2016 11:38:08 AM PDT What does war look like when the weapons are invisible? In this era of cyberwars, lines of binary code are the new Kalashnikovs and missiles, wielding enough power to cripple the infrastructure and to kill.

A Playboy Conversation with Alex Gibney about the U.S. Arming its Digital Enemies

playboy.com — Playboy Conversation Sun Tzu once said, "The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting." The master tactician was right. What better-and safer-way to crush an opponent? That's the crux of cyber war. Silent tools capable of striking and subduing entire nations, often without targets even knowing it.

Are computer viruses the future of war? A provocative new movie makes the case.

washingtonpost.com — What does war look like when the weapons are invisible? So goes this era's unofficial-official cyberwar, in which lines of code are the new kalashnikovs, holding enough power to cripple infrastructure, and even kill. At least that's what Alex Gibney claims in his new film, "Zero Days."

The Dads of VidCon

nymag.com — For three days every summer, Anaheim, California, a city founded on grapes, oranges, and walnuts, becomes the youth capital of the world. No, not because of Minnie and Mickey at Disneyland: The hordes of teenagers who descend on Orange County are hoping to snag a selfie with Tyler Oakley or Shane Dawson at VidCon, a yearly conference gathering the biggest stars of YouTube, Vine, Musical.ly - and theirfans.

Cartoonist Daniel Clowes Takes on Success, Hollywood and Tragedy All At Once

playboy.com — "You want to see my studio?" On the second floor of a green craftsman house in the East Bay city of Piedmont, Daniel Clowes's work space is a study in organized chaos. Pencils, erasers, pens, T squares, tape, scissors, ink, virgin paper. The blinds are closed.
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Jul 16, 2016

Frank Lloyd Wright's UNESCO-nominated Hollyhock House live 3D map projected by @TheAxelrod at #DarkMatter 🔥 https://t.co/K5ZVcEyBA1

Jul 14, 2016

RT @washingtonpost: Coyotes have adapted to the streets of L.A., and biologists want to know how  http://wapo.st/29ySGFy 

Jul 12, 2016

I spoke with the great Werner Herzog about Netflix, why he doesn't own an iPhone, & the value of laughter & reading  http://www.playboy.com/articles/playboy-conversation-werner-herzog 


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