Content and brand professional with 15+ years experience.

Focus on distinct voice development, compelling storytelling, audience-first communications, and clear plans for editorial, content, and social teams.

  • Long + short storytelling

  • Brand development + strategy

  • Content strategy + management

  • Editorial + marketing content

  • Video + audio scripts

  • Style guide creation + fine-tuning

  • Content calendar creation

  • Social media planning

  • Multimedia skills

  • AP + Chicago style down flat

  • Oral history training + journalistic interview skills

  • Archival research experience

  • SEO + UX experience

  • Pedagogical training + teaching experience

  • Leader + mentor of young creatives

  • Prefers hiking up to walking down

  • Delightful at dinner

For more details see the client and publication lists below or check out LinkedIn.


Brand, Content, Copywriting Clients

  • Uber — agency: Wolff Olins

  • LinkedIn — agency: Wolff Olins

  • Brava — agency: West Ventures

  • My Fitness Pal

  • Munchery

  • Haldi — agency: Yung Studio

  • Consumer Reports

  • Food Print

  • Google Maps

  • Staub Cookware

  • Kashi — agency: Barbarian Group

  • Dial House

  • California Vistors' Guide

  • Great Places to Work

  • Bon Appetit Management Company

  • Weber Grills

  • Weight Watchers

  • HomePay — agency: West Ventures

  • Mezzetta

  • Lila B Design

  • Local Artisan Cafés

  • Torani Syrup

  • Nature's Own

  • Prevelent Designs

  • Diamond Walnuts

  • Safeway

  • 12-Week Body Solution


Select Publications List

  • Should We All Be Vegan? A Primer for the 21st Century, The Big Idea series, Thames & Hudson, 2019

  • Bowls! (cookbook), Chronicle Books, 2017

  • The Salmon Pass, Edible San Francisco, Spring 2016

  • Cooking's Not for Everyone, Edible San Francisco, Winter 2015

  • The Glut, monthly column about seasonal produce, San Francisco Chronicle, October 2014-September 2015

  • Greens + Grains (cookbook), Chronicle Books, 2014

  • New Hybrid Vegetables, Everyday with Rachel Ray, November 2014

  • Manner Matters, weekly column about dining etiquette, SeriousEats.com, 2014

  • San Francisco in 2,000 Calories and 10,000 Steps, Cooking Light, April 2014

  • A Semi-Autobiographical Guide to Cooking Like a Pro, 4-part (Relax, Practice, Sense, Judge) year-long series, Edible San Francisco, 2014

  • The Dinner Files, dinner-centric blog, 2008-2014

  • Label Lingo, monthly column about what food labels really mean, Recipe.com, 2012-2014

  • Peak Experience (feature), Sunset magazine, December 2013

  • In Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, a Cooking Class Turns out to Be a real Turkey, Washington Post, 21 November 2013

  • Food in the Wild, 4-part (Crabs, Snails, Morels, Plums) year-long series, Edible San Francisco, 2013

  • Redwood Hill Farms, Culture magazine, Autumn 2012

  • Natural Snacks, grist.org, Nov 2012

  • Seasonal Cooking, 4-part (Shellfish, Meat, Fruits, Vegetables) year-long series, , Edible San Francisco, 2012

  • Too Many Melons, grist.org, August 2012

  • San Francisco Artisan Foods, TakePart.org, 2012

  • Bourdieu’s Food Space, Gastronomica.org, 2012

  • Nut Goodie, Put A Egg On It, spring 2012

Other Publications

  • The New York Times

  • Elle magazine

  • Design Like You Give a Damn: Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises (essay featured)

  • The Bigger the Better the Tighter the Sweater (essay featured)

  • weightwatchers.com

  • tastingtable.com

  • Afar.com

  • Over 100 articles while on staff at Sunset magazine


Honors and Awards

  • Best Food Writing 2015

  • Best Food Writing 2014

  • Best Food Writing 2013

  • Best Feature Story, Edible Communities, 2012

  • EatWrite! Fellowship, Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow, 2012

  • AIWC Fellowship, 2010

  • Gold Street Press Scholarship, 2008

  • Fulbright Foreign Scholarship (France)