Work History

I’m an editor and writer with leadership experience on the digital side of newspapers and national magazines. I’ve been a vehicle for exponential growth at every publication I’ve worked at, while refusing to sacrifice my commitment to quality writing and the craft of journalism.

Esquire | Deputy Editor, | May 2014 – Present

  • Lead Esquire’s 24/7 News and Politics coverage
  • Conceptualize/assign/edit all stories (original reporting, columns and essays, longform features, multimedia packages)
  • Work closely with EIC and senior leadership on overall brand strategy and key initiatives
  • Promoted from associate editor to deputy editor inside of 2 years on the back of 10x readership growth and multiple industry awards

Digital First Media | Entertainment Editor | November 2012 – May 2014

  • Edited nationally syndicated culture stories across 70+ newspapers serving 61 million readers
  • Led long-term stories and multimedia projects around marquee cultural moments
  • Oversaw all special events and awards coverage

The Denver Post | Staff Writer and Blog Editor | September 2010 – November 2012

  • Developed and edited The Denver Post’s stand-alone music and culture website, Reverb
  • Wrote stories for Features and Opinion sections of the newspaper
  • Greatly increased freelance contributor network

Freelance | May 2007 – May 2014

  • Playboy, Vice, The Daily Beast, Paste, Philadelphia Weekly, MAGNET magazine


  • Penn State University | Bachelor of Arts in English, 2010 | Cumulative GPA: 3.57/4.0 | Dean’s List Spring 2008 and 2009

Awards and Recognition

  • Min Rising Stars, 2016
  • Folio: Best Men’s Lifestyle Site (, 2016
  • Folio: Best Online Column (Esquire Politics Blog), 2016
  • feature, 2015
  • Editor & Publisher EPPY Awards: Best Entertainment Blog (Reverb), 2012
  • Headliner Awards: Finalist in Journalistic Innovation, 2012
  • Society of Professional Journalists: General website excellence (Reverb), 2011
  • Penn State distinguished alumni feature, 2011
  • Colorado Associated Press: General excellence in online, 2010
  • UWIRE: Top 100 Collegiate Journalists, 2009