My work appears in the New York Times, the Huffington Post, Southern Living, NASCAR Illustrated, the Charlotte Observer, Charlotte magazine, The Jewish Daily Forward, Planetware, Minnesota Magazine, and many others.

I am a contributing writer for the Ballantyne Magazine, Connect Magazines, DC Refined, and the University of North Carolina’s blog.

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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CONNECT SPORTS - Columbus, OHIO : Sports Town USA

Columbus, Ohio’s love affair with their sports is more passionate than the average Midwest-American burgh, and that’s exactly the way they like it. “Columbus has been a great sports city for decades,” says Linda Logan, executive…
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Vivid contemporary art collection engages guests at The Ballantyne’s Gallery Restaurant. Guests visiting The Ballantyne’s Gallery Restaurant will find more than classic American bistro fare and smart service contribute to an artful dining…
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EPICUREAN CHARLOTTE - Culinary Panache Delivered

Uptown’s 10-year evolution into a bona fide entertainment and retail district has been spurred by the steady addition of residential and commercial development, a surge that’s accelerated dramatically since the QC’s hosting of the 2012…
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UNCC PLAN CHARLOTTE - Should Mecklenburg Farms Get More Protection?

An innovative program to help NC urban farmers from development - Is this the right time for Charlotte to adopt this approach? My piece for the University of North Carolina Charlotte Urban Institute. ViewLink
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CHANGE MAGAZINE - Standing Out From The Crowd

Here are some perspectives on how companies are using social media and technology to attract and recruit candidates in today's hyper-competitive marketplace. ViewPDF
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SOUTHPARK MAGAZINE - Dr.'s Debut Novel Hits Funny Bone

Dr. Kimmery Martin dishes on her first novel - a rom-com that leaves you laughing when you're not crying. ViewPDF
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CHARLOTTE MAGAZINE - Charlotte Jewish Film Festival Enters 14th Year As a Hot Ticket

One year past its Bar Mitzvah, CJFF is still going strong as Charlotte's longest continuously running film festival. ViewLink
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CONNECT SPORTS - Minneapolis Makes The Most of its Super Bowl Moment

Minneapolis is set to shine for the 2018 Super Bowl - My piece at Connect Sports: ViewLink

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