I offer unique editorial voice with expertise in:
 

  • Lifestyle & Travel

  • Dining & Restaurants

  • Wine

  • Entertainment

  • Men's Interest

  • Gear & Gadgets 

​Founding editor of Chicago edition of luxury lifestyle publication, growing to more than 300K subscribers. Elevated to role of senior editor and created new Travel and Culture verticals. Developed effective native content marketing campaigns, as well as live events. Managed freelance photographers and writers. 

2003-Present​
UrbanDaddy, Senior Editor

My Resume

PROFESSIONAL ​INFO​​

One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.

― Henry Miller 

WRITING EXPERIENCE​​

Feature contributor to 1MM+ magazine supplement. Topics included: Travel, dining, nightlife, lifestyle, first-person essays, recipes, celebrity interviews, roundups, men's style and grooming

2008-2017
Chicago  Tribune Sunday Magazine, Contributor

Established Metromix as premiere destination for food and entertainment reporting in Chicago, with more than 10MM page views monthly. Wrote reviews, developed editorial calendars, managed 9,000 venue database, hired and oversaw freelance writers and photographers. Regularly wrote in RedEye cover features.

2004-2008
Metromix.com/Chicago Tribune, Dining / Senior Producer 
EDUCATION
BACHELOR'S
Oprah.com, Westword Denver, OutFront Colorado, RedEye Chicago  
ETC., ETC.
MASTER'S
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Journalism, 1993
DePaul, University, Communication, 1992

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