Older Clips

This list includes links for articles published over the past couple of years, but does not represent all of my work over that time.

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 “News Muse” –  Profile of TV’s favorite fake newsman, Jay Jackson, August 2016

“Beam Us Up!” – A look at the two-volume oral history of the Star Trek franchise, August 2016

“Getting Dramatic” – Oprah’s OWN Network launches new original drama series Greenleaf and Queen Sugar, June 2016 (second issue)

“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, June 2016 (second issue)

“From L.A. to the Loop” – Profile of Chicago P.D. star Sophia Bush, June 2016 (second issue)

“Political Pull” –  Profile of Matter of Fact‘s original host Fernando Espuelas, June 2016 (first issue)

“Cracking a Comic Code” – Seth Green talk about streaming SuperMansion on Crackle, June 2016 (first issue)

“One Direction” – Roxann Dawson explains how her former life as an actress informs her vision as one of TV’s busiest directors, June 2016 (first issue)

“Those Crazy 80s” – Celebrating life in the 80s with shows like The Americans, The Goldbergs and Royal Oaks, May 2016

“Going Solo” – Vikings scribe Michael Hirst on why he’s more productive working alone than in a writers room, May 2016

“Out and About” – Profile of The Real O’Neals‘ Noah Galvin, April 2016

“Knit One, Purl Two” – The Lion Brand Yarn company turned an obsession with Outlander‘s knitwear into patterns and licensed knit and crochet kits, February 2016

“What’s the Buzz?,” – How Maria Menounos and Keven Undergaro turned a love of TV into the world’s largest online broadcast network, AfterBuzzTV, August 2015

“The Telltale Tattoo,” – The secrets behind Blindspot‘s cryptic body, August 2015

“Yarnmeister,” – KUSI-San Diego’s morning reporter Brad Perry’s not-so-secret hobby, June 2015 (second issue)

“Hot Properties,” – A Q&A with HGTV’s most popular twins, Drew and Jonathan Scott, June 2015 (second issue)

“The How of Who,” How Ancestry.com, Shed Media U.S., and TLC get to the roots of celebrities’ family trees, February 2015

“Rebels with a Cause,” – A peek at the actors portraying America’s Founding Fathers in History’s miniseries Sons of Liberty, December 2014

“Blonde Ambition,” – Days of Our Lives Alison Sweeney discusses what she’ll do once Sami leaves Salem, June 2014 (second issue)

Promax BDA Brief

“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

“UpTV Gets Family” – UpTV’s new tagline underscores its family values, May 31, 2016

“Welcome to Lifetime’s New Empire” – Lifetime empowers viewers by celebrating the power of women, May 10, 2016

“Mastering Ink: Behind the Scenes of 2C’s Campaign for Spike’s ‘Ink Master'” – Making the ink flow (and explode) for a new Ink Master marketing campaign, March 3, 2016

“Brand/Rebrand: TV One Represents” – TVOne re-presents itself with a new tagline, February 19, 2016

“…Hallmark is Counting Down to Valentine’s Day” – Hallmark Channel corners the market on another holiday, February 11, 2016

“Subaru Betting on Animal Planet’s ‘Puppy Bowl'” – For one brand, the Puppy Bowl is the only “big game” that matters, February 4, 2016

Variety

“‘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

“Short Form Series Help Established Networks Grow Brands,” June 13, 2016

“‘Bar Rescue’ 100th Episode Proves Recipe for Success,” March 8, 2016

“Daytime Emmys: New Categories Honor Digital, Musical Achievements,” March 4, 2016

“‘Days of Our Lives'” Rings in 50th Anniversary,” November 5, 2015

“Mipcom: Keynote Speaker Mark Gordon Weighs in on Modern TV Business,” September 30, 2015

“Watch Claire Danes Receive Her Walk of Fame Star,” September 24, 2015

“Emmys: Newer Series Find it Hard to Break into Reality Categories,” August 18, 2015

“‘Mythbusters’ Call in Buster When Things Get Too Dangerous,” June 9, 2015

“‘Mythbusters’: Can Season ‘Lucky 13’ Finally Nab an Emmy Win?” June 9, 2015