Clips

Some of my recently published articles:

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June #2, 2017

“This Brother’s A Keeper” – Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar tells how her hit kids’ show was inspired by her little brother

June #1, 2017

‘They Write the Songs” – The songwriters of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (including co-creator and star Rachel Bloom) discuss their songwriting process and the inspirations behind some of their original songs

“Nice Guise” – Profile of Timeless’ versatile co-star Sakina Jaffrey

“Guts and Gory” – Greg Nicotero and Scott M. Gimple describe the creative process behind some of The Walking Dead‘s goriest scenes

“Valor and Values” – Writers and veterans Willam Broyles Jr. and his son David Broyles talk about creating A&E’s war drama, SIX

“Class Mate” – Educators explain television’s updated role in the 21st Century classroom

May, 2017

“The Ever After” – Leah Remini discusses her A&E series Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath

“The Sundance Esteem” – What goes into curating the Sundance Now streaming service

“All-Access Artist” – Profile of Hamilton‘s Daveed Diggs and his burgeoning success in television

“News, Minus the Views” – A look at C-SPAN’s on-going mission and its spin-free coverage of U.S. politics

February, 2017

“Message From Mars” – Profile of director Tricia Brock

August 2016

 “News Muse” –  Profile of TV’s favorite fake newsman, Jay Jackson

 “Beam Us Up!” – A look at the two-volume oral history of the Star Trek franchise

June 2016 (second issue)

“Getting Dramatic” – Oprah’s OWN Network launches new original drama series Greenleaf and Queen Sugar

 “Filling the Think Tank” – Dive into the science behind NatGeo’s Brain Games

June 2016 (second issue)

“Chi-Town, Show Town” – Feature article on Chicago’s ever-growing Cinespace Chicago production studios

 “From L.A. to the Loop” – Profile of Chicago P.D. star Sophia Bush

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“Adam Isn’t Ruining TruTV,” – How TruTV’s Adam Ruins Everything practically promotes itself, July 12, 2017

“Urban One: New Name, Bigger Business” – The rebranding of the nation’s number one African-American owned media empire, May 11, 2017

“2C Creative Leads ‘Nashville’ Home” – Nashville‘s graphics get a fresh shiny look for its new network, January 5, 2017

“Animal Planet Co-Opts the Christmas Yule Log” – The efforts that went into a holiday programming stunt focused on puppies, kittens, bunnies, and baby goats, December 21, 2016

“Destination America Dares Viewers to Post Their Proof” – A cable network promotes its robust slate of paranormal programing with a call for fans to share evidence from their own paranormal encounters, June 6, 2016

For a more complete list of my work for PromaxBDA Brief, click here.

Variety

“Emmys: It Takes a Village to Make Reality Competitions Pop,” June 19, 2017

“Short Form Content Attracts Big Interest from Production Houses,” June 16, 2017

“TruTV’s ‘Adam Ruins Everything’ Promotes Facts in the Age of Fakery,” June 7, 2017

“Adam Conover’s Top 5 ‘Adam Ruins Everything’ Episodes,” June 7, 2017

“2017 Women’s Impact Report (New York)” (three entries: Casey Patterson, Catherine Kim, Glenda Hersh), April 18, 2017

“Food Network Star Alton Brown Dishes on Oscar DPs,” February 22, 2017

“Adam Levine’s Most Memorable Moments on ‘The Voice,'” February 20, 1017

“‘Ink Master’ Keeps Competition Colorful After 100 Episodes,” October 11, 2016

“Power of Women: L.A. Impact Report” (contributed eight profiles), October 11, 2016

“Emmy’s Reality Nominees Shift to Harder-Hitting Topics,” August 17, 2016

“‘Mythbusters’ May Be Ending, But Star Adam Savage Sees New Beginnings,” August 17, 2016

For a more complete list of my work for Variety, click here.

 

For links to some slightly older articles, click here.