MY CV

Professional Experience

2020 - present

KNOWABLE MAGAZINE -- COMMENTARY EDITOR

Commission and edit opinions about COVID’s effect on society. Articles have covered public policy, the future of work, and COVID’s toll on underserved communities such as the homeless. Knowable’s content is free to share, so I pitch our pieces to Opinion pages at outlets around the country, and have placed articles in the Philadelphia Inquirer, the New York Daily News, Newsweek, and The Conversation, among others.

2015-2018

RETRACTION WATCH -- EDITOR

Oversaw all editorial content, including articles published in other outlets. Articles consisted of expert opinions, news and features by journalists, and investigative reporting about academic publishing and misconduct.

2011-2013

NATURE -- COMMENT AND FEATURES EDITOR

Commissioned and edited opinion pieces by experts, as well as feature articles by journalists.

2005-2010

THE SCIENTIST -- DEPUTY EDITOR

As Deputy Editor: Oversaw all editorial content (online and in print), and managed $750,000 editorial budget. Supervised the entire process, including the selection of ideas and images, production, and printing the issue.

Achievements:

  • While Deputy Editor, the number of annual visits to the website increased by nearly 60 percent, and the number of page-views by nearly 50 percent.

  • In my last year as Deputy Editor, the magazine became profitable for the first time in its 25-year history.

  • In 2008 and 2009, the magazine won consecutive "Magazine of the Year" awards, across all categories, from the American Society of Business Publication Editors, the trade press association.

  • In 2010, the publication won best business-to-business science magazine (for the 5th consecutive year) from FOLIO, the association of magazine publishing. In 2009, we also earned the best single science article (which I wrote).