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I love what I do.

For more than 10 years now I've been learning new things and writing about my experiences. A naturally curious person, I appreciate and always look forward to the cycle of discovery that comes with every assignment.

I wasn't one to change my college major numerous times; I always knew I wanted to study journalism. Any career in which I could earn a living by asking lots of questions and researching a multitude of topics sounded absolutely ideal. And I have to say, my instincts were right.

Some highlights ...

I've held down the copy desk at national magazine 944; produced a printed monthly beauty column; spent a day interviewing creatives at a hidden artists' community; followed pop princess Jessica Simpson around Phoenix for a day for Us Magazine; highlighted all things luxurious for Haute Living; written of my travels to Florence, Barcelona and the Amalfi Coast; copy edited dozens of interviews with Detroit icons for a collection of portraits called Heart Soul Detroit; interviewed data visualization wizards in Silicon Valley; upheld the "She" side in a printed monthly "He Said/She Said" column; conducted in-depth research about recycling in Germany, China, India, the United Kingdom and Brazil for Earth911's "Trash Planet" series; and served as the senior consulting copy editor for the entire (and I mean entire) collection of Modern Luxury magazines (30+ editions in 10+ markets).

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There was also that time ...

I've also been the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Scottsdale magazine; been an on-camera personality twice a month for news show Your Life Arizona; rubbed elbows with actor Mark Wahlberg and other celebs while covering The Big Game XLIX; and co-written and co-performed a monthly lifestyle web series for fintech company Payoff (now Happy Money) with the inimitable, never not entertaining, P. Long Story Short.

A few of my favorite interviews ...

My favorite interviews include fashion icon Simon Doonan; Sex and the City stylist Rebecca Weinberg; fashion designer and activist Lauren Bush Lauren; Russian supermodel Tatiana Sorokko; celebrity trainer Jackie Warner; legendary hairstylist Oribe Canales; Hollywood stuntwoman and actress Tarah Paige; actor and activist Wilson Cruz; actress Rachel Melvin; "auctiontainer" Letitia Frye; and ballerina Arianni Martin.

Outside of editorial pursuits ...

I'm a former barre instructor who's now a runner and all-around fitness enthusiast. I love to explore LA; attend live shows; travel; and hang with my ride-or-die, a blind and deaf shiba inu named Nola.

What else would you like to know?