Hello. I’ve been a digital and print journalist and manager for many years. Currently, I’m senior editor of digital content at AARP. My past includes senior-level editing positions at NPR, USA Today and CNN. I’ve also been losing money as a weekend musician for almost as long as I’ve been a journalist.
BioPharma Dive: 5 takeaways from Valeant’s messy earnings report. At the time of this writing, Valeant had become a poster child for what could go wrong in the high-stakes biopharma business. I put together this quickie analysis in just a couple of hours.
Marketing Dive: I am ‘NPR Chicken.’ Here’s how I got 1,200 Twitter followers in 2 days. A recollection of a very odd episode of my life, wrapped inside a how-to piece.
Healthcare Dive: Hell freezes over: ICD-10 becomes a reality: It took 20 years from the time WHO adopted a new healthcare coding system to the time the US finally implemented it. Here’s why.
Healthcare Dive: 5 healthcare donations even bigger than Mark Zuckerberg’s: A fairly self-explanatory piece I contributed to show my staff that not every feature took a long time to research and write. This took about an hour for me to complete from start to finish.
NPR.org: Don’t like clouds you can’t touch? Build your own storage solution: This All Tech Considered blog post looks at the relative ease of creating your own online-accessible storage instead of relying on a third-party cloud.
USATODAY.com: 2008 political convention coverage: I was responsible for real-time coverage of the Democratic and Republican conventions. This included the nomination acceptance night stories from the Democrats and Republicans.
USATODAY.com: Election night 2008: I wrote the lead story for the website on Election Night, updating it in real time more than 40 times in nine hours.
USATODAY.com: 2006 election night mainbar. I wrote our “live” main story on Election Night 2006, updating it more than 40 times. Here’s the final version.
CNN.com: Special Report: The Clinton Years. This 2001 piece got a great deal of circulation; The Boston Globe’s David Nyhan even used it as the basis for much of a column.
CNN.com: George W. Bush: The first 100 days. Another analysis piece that got big play.