Clips

Some of my recently published articles:

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November, 2017

Knight Club,” – Knightfall star Tom Cullen and stunt coordinator Cedric Proust recount the grueling physical training the cast endured in order to learn the fight like a knight

“Using Their Words,” – The official Klingon translator of Star Trek: Discovery explains the evolution of the very real Klingon language and its importance to the show

September, 2017

“Craft Services,” – How and why NBCUniversal acquired Craftsy.com

“Phasin’ and Amazin’ – A sneak peak at the latest iteration of an iconic franchise, Star Trek: Discovery

August, 2017

“Outside In,” – Ian Jones-Quartey on the unusual development of his new animated series, OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes

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

 

Northwest Quarterly

“A Second First Start,” – How two iconic churches survived the economic recession by merging into a new, mission-focused federated church dedicating to the people, culture, and causes of its home in downtown Rockford, Illinois, Holiday 2017 issue

 

PromaxBDABrief

“Plenty of Fun for Nat Geo Kids,” – Making a generations-old brand appealing for kids, November 10, 2017

“How Independent Cable Net AXS is Rebranding Dan Rather,” – Find out how The Big Interview with Dan Rather became one of the classic rock network’s biggest hits, November 6, 2017

“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

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

Variety

Women’s Impact Report (11 entries), October, 2017

“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

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

 

For links to some slightly older articles, click here.