Writing

I’ve been writing for publication since I was a freshman in high school — and we’re not talking some dinky school paper, either! I fell in love with journalism as a NeXt section correspondent for The Buffalo News, and since then, I’ve had the opportunity to write for numerous outlets. Here’s a fairly comprehensive list (with links!)…

TheBoot.com

Editor-in-Chief, August 2014-Present

Stories available on my author page.

Townsquare Media Buffalo

Digital Managing Editor, May 2012-August 2014

Posts available on my author pages on 92.9 Jack FM, WBLK, 96.1 Joy FM and WYRK. Note that due to a system glitch, posts dated before May 2012 that were not written by me may appear in my blogroll.

TNGG Boston

Editor, September 2011-May 2012

“Ethical Campus Clothing Line Expands to Berklee” (Sept. 10, 2011)

“Now at Berklee, Mass.-Based Jessica Prouty Band Looks to Grow Up” (Sept. 27, 2011)

“Occupy Boston Takes Over Dewey Square” (Oct. 3, 2011)

“Marketers Target College Kids — But is it Effective?” (Oct. 7, 2011)

“5 Can’t-Miss Vendors at the SoWa Open Market” (Oct. 10, 2011)

“3 Fun Ways to Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month (and Support a Good Cause)” (Oct. 11, 2011)

“Homegrown III Music Festival Showcases Underground Artists This Weekend” (Oct. 11, 2011)

“4 Famous Filming Locations in the Boston Area” (Oct. 17, 2011)

“Kate Voegele Shows Her Talent Isn’t Just An Act” (Oct. 20, 2011)

“Real-World Haunted Houses: 5 Spooktacular Boston Spots” (Oct. 30, 2011)

“Save the music: Zumix keeps sound alive for the next next great generation” (Nov. 4, 2011)

“Berklee students aim for the ‘perfect pitch” (Dec. 3, 2011)

“So long, 2011! 5 options for ringing in the new year in Boston” (Dec. 16, 2011)

“Creating social good via social media, one ‘like’ at a time” (Dec. 22, 2011)

“And…action! Emerson student Jake Topkis making waves in the film world” (Dec. 28, 2011)

“Fake it ’til you make it: 5 Boston-based tribute bands” (Jan. 13, 2012)

“From Canada, with love: The Trews rock a small crowd at Church” (Jan. 20, 2012)

“Singer/pianist Amory Siverston comes into her own with ‘Human'” (Jan. 21, 2012)

“Go see the ‘American Idiot’ musical. Seriously, do it.” (Jan. 21, 2012)

“Unleash your inner jock with Social Boston Sports” (Jan. 27, 2012)

“SCHEDit, now on Boston.com, wants to make your social life easier” (Feb. 9, 2012)

“Let’s get ready to ‘Rumble’! Local bands set to compete in a Boston tradition” (March 26, 2012)

“This is not a joke! 5 funny Boston-area pranks” (April 1, 2012)

“Save some green while playing the greens with local startup CollegeGolfPass” (April 8, 2012)

“Happy Record Store Day! Here’s where to celebrate in Boston” (April 21, 2012)

Freelance Work

Reporter, May 2009-May 2012

New York Hockey Journal

NYHJ Buffalo Sabres blog

The Hockey Writers

Ryan Miller a Mark Messier Award Finalist

Some Thoughts: Final Games, The Sabres Jacket, A Funny Custom Jersey, and More

Buffalo Sabres, Meet the Boston Bruins

Sabres v. Bruins, Two Games in and Knotted at One

Buffalo Sabres v. Boston Bruins: Game Six Preview

Tonight is Do or Die for the Buffalo Sabres

See You in September, Sabres

Sabres Summer Update: An Induction for Ruff

“Now the Fun Begins: Buffalo Sabres Season Schedule, NHL Awards, Draft Results, Free Agency and Development Camp”

2010 NHL Entry Draft Previews (with Christopher Ralph): Beau BennettTyler PitlickJarred Tinordi

Bleacher Report

Sportswriter profile

Other Outlets

“Backstreet’s Back. Alright?” (via BuffaBLOG, May 31, 2011)

“June 18, 2011” (via the3six5, June 18, 2011)

“Sustainable Shopping: Buffalo Gal Frills” (via GrowWNY, July 6, 2011)

“Sustainable Shopping: Check Out Planet Love Clothing” (via GrowWNY, August 11, 2011)

The Boston Bruins

Student Correspondent / BostonBruins.com Reporter, January 2008-May 2009; Game Night Staff, October 2011-April 2012

Stories available in the ‘News & Features’ section of the Bruins website.

The Next Great Generation

Section Editor / Blogger, November 2009-August 2011

Stories available through my author profile.

Sports & Leisure Magazine / HugeSportz.com

Reporter, May 2009-August 2011

“Making a splash at World Juniors: West Side Rowing Club” (p. 13, September 2009)

“Row, row, row your boat: UB crew” (p. 13, September 2009)

“The fastest show on ice” (p. 9, Winter 2009)

“The girl behind the mask: Abby Posner” (p. 8, March 2010)

“Under 18 and beyond: Emily Pfalzer skating for Team USA” (p. 8, March 2010)

“Eagles soar high after impressive season” (p. 8, May 2010)

“Aiming beyond the greens: Buffalo Amputee Golf Classic” (p. 9, Summer 2010)

“Three-peat for Lady Bulls” (p. 12, Summer 2010)

“Cross country one step at a time” (p. 13, September 2010)

“Jay McKee: Bringing it all back home” (p. 11, November 2010)

“Purple Eagles spreading their wings” (p. 10, Winter 2010-11)

“Beyond Buffalo: WNY players shine in the Atlantic Conference” (p. 6, March 2011)

“Atlantic Hockey celebrates successful season, talented underclassmen to return” (via HugeSportz.com, May 2011)

“Disabilities don’t stand in the way for WNY’s Special Olympics gymnasts” (p. 13, Summer 2011)

“Rochester’s own Iron Man” (p. 13, September 2011)

My Secret Boston

Reporter, October 2008-May 2009

Write-ups listed under my ‘secret agent’ profile.

The Daily Free Press

Reporter, September 2006-December 2008

“Clarias captivates audience at Harper’s Ferry” (Oct. 26, 2006)

“Seinfeld star dogs it through book discussion” (Nov. 1, 2007)

“ACLU lawyer defends religious freedoms, denies ‘war on Christmas'” (Dec. 4, 2007)

“Looking for love online a growing trend” (Feb. 14, 2008)

“$1 ticket to NYC a product of partnership” (Mar. 21, 2008)

“Marsh ministry seeks to give LGBT students a church community” (Mar. 26, 2008)

“Second ‘phishing’ scam this semester hooks physics dept.” (Mar. 28, 2008)

“’60s-era design, not prison plans, inspired Warren” (Apr. 10, 2008)

“Mugar funds follow technology trends” (Apr. 29, 2008)

“A group with backbone seeks to teach” (Sep. 19, 2008)

“Volunteers try to curb waste” (Sep. 23, 2008)

“Film major takes shot at stardom” (Sep. 30, 2008)

The Buffalo News NeXt

NeXt Correspondent, November 2002-August 2006

Stories available through The News‘s archives. Full access requires a subscription.

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