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PROFILE

Award-winning teacher whose courses emphasize poetry, sound theory, media history, and podcasting. Recognized writer noted for ability to engage diverse audiences in critical thinking. Producer, host, and creator of podcasts for specialist and general audiences. Founder of podcast initiative in Georgia Tech’s Writing and Communication Program. Demonstrated expertise in staging complex projects with moving deadlines. Charismatic, professional, intellectually and technologically agile.


2018 THE BROTHERHOOD, Casting Call submission (teaser)

2018     OF PAPER TOWELS AND PHOTOJOURNALISMRhetorical Questions (podcast episode)

2017     HALCYON LAWRENCE: WHEN I TALK TO SIRIFlash Readings by the Brittain Fellows (podcast episode)

2016 POET MAGGIE ZURAWSKI: WRITE OR FIGHT?, Transom Traveling Workshop (interview)

2016     FIVE LONG WINTERS BY JOHN BUGGRomantic Circles (review of scholarly monograph)

2015     THE GREAT GUGGLE MUGGLE, 5 o’Clock Somewhere, Roads & Kingdoms (column)

2013     MT @THESHUTTLE: 1913 a journal of forms (poem)

WORK SAMPLES


2017– EXPLORE PARTS UNKNOWN, Roads & Kingdoms / CNN, New York, NY   
2018      ŸŸŸLine-edit features and maintain style guide for Explore Parts Unknown, multimedia supplement to late Anthony Bourdain’s award-
winning travel and food television show

2018 POLIVISION, Atlanta, GA                                                                                 
Co-produced, co-wrote, and edited three-episode season on political satire for launch of Georgia Tech Assistant Professor
Paul Alonso’s podcast on Latinx popular culture

2017– RHETORICAL QUESTIONS, Atlanta, GA                                              
2018
Co-produce and co-host podcast about rhetoric and politics
Schedule and record vox pop, phone, and in-person interviews

 2016 TRANSOM TRAVELING WORKSHOP, Grady College of Journalism, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Selected for weeklong radio bootcamp with veteran radio producer Rob Rosenthal
Trained in field gear, interviewing, writing, voicing, editing, journalistic ethics
Produced, wrote, and narrated NPR-style segment on poet Maggie Zurawski

2015– COMMON GOOD ATLANTA, Atlanta, GA     
2018
  Tutor and teach college classes to incarcerated men in Georgia DOC prison system
Manage volunteers for Clemente Course and Writing Studio at Metro Reentry Facility
Direct social media strategy, including editing website and managing Twitter account

RECENT PROJECTS


PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

 

2014– VISITING LECTURER AND POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA
2018
Selected courses developed:

SCHOOL OF LITERATURE, MEDIA & COMMUNICATION

  • Founded initiative to foster instruction based on sound theory. Assembled and trained team that produced two initial podcasts and launched others

  • “Talking Race@Tech: Student Voices”: Managed committee of 12 to stage campus-wide diversity event. Oversaw production and distribution of all promotional materials

CENTER FOR SERVE-LEARN-SUSTAIN

  • Awarded two grants to bring to campus radio producer Jenny Ament (The Organist, Edge of Fame) and distinguished Atlanta architects including Joshua Gassman and Created teaching toolkits to support sound and equity instruction related to the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design and other sustainable-community projects

  • Presented on teaching students principles of equity through ways of hearing at first-ever Symposium on Sound, Rhetoric, and Writing, September 2018

1998–     FREELANCE COPY EDITOR, Atlanta, GA and New York, NY
2016      2010–2018, 2002–2003

  • Clients included Time, New York, Style.com, Visionaire, Details, Time Out New York

  • Promotions Copy Editor, DailyCandy. Created style guide, counseled editors on style

INTERIORS, Associate Editor, New York, NY
2001–2002

  • Solicited and assessed projects for coverage in magazine

  • Wrote feature profile, “Com Artists,” and monthly column on design history

  AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF GRAPHIC ARTS (AIGA), Program Coordinator, New York, NY                                               
2000–2001

  • Organized conferences, seminars, and resources for film and TV designers, illustrators, typographers, and design educators

I.D. MAGAZINE, Assistant Editor, New York, NY
1999–2000

  • Ran annual design competition that awarded in 8 categories. Solicited entries and received 1,000 worthy of judging. Liaison to writers reporting on the competition. Managed staff of 4. Composed Editor’s Note for competition issue.

THE PARIS REVIEW, Intern, New York, NY       
1998                                                                                     

  • As intern, researched and selected letters from George Plimpton’s archives for publication in 40th-anniversary issue

  • Reviewed and fact-checked submissions


SELECTED HONORS

2018     SERVICE-LEARNING COURSE-DEVELOPMENT GRANT, Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain, Georgia Tech

2017     DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION FELLOW, Office of Institute Diversity, Georgia Tech     

2016     POETRY FELLOW, Hambidge Creative Residency Program, Rabun Gap, Georgia

2016     WINNER, International Pedagogy Contest, NASSR/Romantic Circles

2016     MULTIMODAL INNOVATION AWARD, Writing and Communication Program, Georgia Tech


EDUCATION

2013     PH.D., Department of English, Stony Brook University (SUNY)

  • Morton E. Kahn and David Erdman Award, Best Dissertation; Mellon Fellow in Humanistic Studies

1998     M.A., Writing Seminars (Poetry), Johns Hopkins University

1997      B.A with HONORS AND DISTINCTION, Department of English, Stanford University

  • Honors and Distinction in English; Phi Beta Kappa