Journalism for NBC News, the Washington Post and more:
California's cannabis black market has eclipsed its legal one (NBC News, Sept. 20, 2019)
Vintage roller coaster fans see familiar tech in Elon Musk's Loop tunnel (NBC News, Nov. 29, 2018)
Migrants met with fear, disdain in Tijuana, Mexico (NBC News, Nov. 17, 2018)
A Chicano renaissance? (NBC News, July 15, 2018)
A comedian’s Cholofit videos spoof gentrification (Washington Post, April 6, 2018)
Visiting Friendship Park in the Trump era (California Sunday Magazine, March 29, 2018)
Strider Wasilewski is the Dogtown Surf Hero You've Never Heard Of (LA Weekly cover, July, 2015)
How Hollywood Keeps Minorities Out (LA Weekly cover, Feb., 2015)
How Pasquale Rotella Built His Rave Empire (LA Weekly cover, Sept., 2013)
Koreatown: America's Hippest Neighborhood (LA Weekly cover, Nov., 2012).
Gary Richards Splits With Live Nation (LA Weekly, Aug., 2017)
Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper and Co. Raise Dead (Rolling Stone, Sept. 2015)
Steve Aoki: The Neon Punk of EDM (LA Weekly cover, March, 2013)
The Verdict on Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas (Las Vegas Weekly, June, 2011)
Joris Voorn’s Life After Turntables (Village Voice, March, 2009).
The Oscars are less white, but where are Latinos? (Los Angeles Times, Jan., 2017)
EDM"s 'summer of death' reporting is more than just tabloid raving (The Guardian, Sept. 2016)
Why this time will be different for marijuana legalization (Los Angeles Times, Aug., 2016)
Appearances and honors:
-Op-ed contributor, Los Angeles Times.
-Finalist for "online journalist of the year," award, L.A. Press Club, 2010, 2013 and 2014.
-Contributed to LA Weekly's 2012 Maggie-award-winning issue.
-New Media Reporting instructor at UCLA Extension, fall 2011 and summer 2012.
-Brief guest on CNN's Nancy Grace Aug. and Sept., 2010.