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Thinking About Meaningful Editorial Work
October 18, 2018
It's Tough Being a Woman in Tech (Riverfront T...
October 6, 2018
Thinking About the Resilience of My Media Friends
September 9, 2018
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August 18, 2018
Digital story, BrainJet, December 2015
Photo by Erik Drost via Flickr Creative Commons
In 2015 and 2016, I was an editor at a local content startup, overseeing two websites and making sure that our stories and slideshows about history, "Star Wars," pets, geography, caree...
August 13, 2018
Digital story, BrainJet, March 14, 2016
Photos by Allison Babka
In 2015, I was an editor at a local content startup, overseeing two websites and making sure that our stories and slideshows about history, "Star Wars," pets, geography, careers and weird stuff went viral.
July 29, 2018
Editorial Direction, YesPets, 2015-2016
As the editor for YesPets, I got to do what everyone dreams of: share stories about amazing animals all day long.
I know, I know, it sounds like a fake job. I'm not even sure that I completely understood it at first. Something, som...
July 23, 2018
Digital opinion piece, BrainJet, December 2015
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The 2016 class that will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has been announced, and many rock music lovers are livid.
During a ceremony in April 2016, Cheap Trick, Chicago, D...
July 9, 2018
Digital story, BrainJet, October 2015
Working for a viral content startup was frequently a little weird. But cute? Cute didn't happen every day. Not until Uber announced that it would bring kitties straight to our office door, that is.
For the #UberKittens project, I arr...
July 8, 2018
When someone hacks into your information, it's never fun. But it's doubly heinous when it happens to your children.
In November 2015, digital toymaker VTech was hit by a cyber attack that expert security analysts are calling the l...
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