The Atlantic | Senior Editor, Politics | April 2019 — Present

  • Conceptualize, assign, edit, and publish stories across the entire spectrum of politics, from the White House and Congress to the 2020 election and rising movements (extremism, nationalism, socialism)
  • Directly manage 4 full-time writers and help lead a team of roughly a dozen writers and editors
  • Contribute to long-term story planning and projects in addition to day-to-day coverage

Rolling Stone | Politics Editor | April 2018 — April 2019

  • Edited and published 5-6 politics stories per day (news, investigations, columns, essays, narrative features)
  • Managed team of full-time writers and large pool of regular freelancers
  • Launched dedicated newsletter, relaunched Twitter presence, introduced weekend coverage, and increased web traffic within first 9 months

Esquire | Deputy Editor, Digital | May 2014 – April 2018

  • Led Esquire’s 24/7 News and Politics coverage
  • Oversaw all 2016 campaign coverage (primaries, DNC, RNC, numerous debates) and edited oral history of election day 2016 with 40-plus interviews
  • 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 | 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

Education

  • Penn State University | Bachelor of Arts in English, 2010

Awards and Recognition

  • Min Rising Stars, 2016
  • Folio: Best Men’s Lifestyle Site (Esquire.com), 2016
  • Folio: Best Online Column (Esquire Politics Blog), 2016
  • Inverse.com 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