My work appears in the New York Times, the Huffington Post, Southern Living, NASCAR Illustrated, The Faster Times, The Jewish Daily Forward, The Freelancer, Travel Connect, Minnesota Magazine, and many others.

I am a contributing writer for the Charlotte Observer, American City Business Journals, DC Refined, and Connect Magazine.

My commentary is showcased at Thought Catalog, Medium, and Like the Dew, Journal of Southern Culture and Politics.

I’ve developed custom content for a variety of corporate and nonprofit organizations such as HSBC Financial, The UPS Stores, ADT Security, and Charlotte’s Arts & Science Council.

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CHARLOTTE'S GOT A BLOG - Experience the PGA Championship Like a Pro

How to best navigate pro golf's final major of the year. Find out here at my piece in Charlotte's Got a Blog: ViewLink
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UNCC PLAN CHARLOTTE - To Build a Better City - Build a Better Block

Sometimes, to build a better city – a city built for residents, not for cars or absentee landlords or development financiers – you start with just a city block. That’s the approach tactical urbanist Jason Roberts takes, all over…
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THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER - How to Make Aging at Home Work

Two years ago, Jean Wolfe’s ability to stay in her home was in jeopardy. She took a bad fall in her bathroom, breaking several ribs and experiencing a collapsed lung that landed her in the intensive care unit. At 80 years-old,…
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CONNECT ASSOCIATION MAGAZINE - Talking Tahoe with Caesars Entertainment VP Jordan Clark

Had Jordan Clark not pursued a career in hospitality management, he likely would have become a teacher. Clark, vice president of sales for Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment, is always looking for ways to educate the next generation…
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CHARLOTTE HAPPENINGS - Root for the Home Teams

Charlotte’s got a lot for sports fans to cheer about. Charlotte’s professional sports scene lights up scoreboards across Crown Town the way planes take off and land at Charlotte Douglas International Airport – Often and with a full…
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SOUTHPARK MAGAZINE - On Pointe

July 1, Charlotte Ballet’s newly appointed artistic director, Hope Muir takes over the creative helm following the retirement of Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux. Muir comes to Charlotte from the role of assistant artistic director for the Scottish…
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LAKE NORMAN MAGAZINE - Hole-in-One

PGA National Resort & Spa headlines a golf getaway in Florida’s Palm Beaches, a luxe destination where the fun only begins at the course.  Golf mania is in full swing this summer as Charlotte hosts the 99th PGA Championship, “The…
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BALANTYNE MAGAZINE - Paradise Found

Getaway to the Punta Cana delivers heaven for golfers and island enthusiasts. Charlotte’s hosting of the PGA Championship at the Quail Hollow Club in August is generating a new level of golf fever here leaving many seeking the ultimate…
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CHARLOTTE HAPPENINGS - City on the Rise

There’s no questioning Charlotte’s prominence as a New South city and one of the fastest-growing urban hubs between Atlanta and New York City. Fueled by the boom in economic development and jobs in financial services, banking, technology…
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