- Brides.com -

The digital component of the popular wedding planning magazine.

News: "Trump’s New Budget Proposal Singles Out Planned Parenthood for Defunding: Why You Should Care"
Advice: "You’re a Same-Sex Couple Who’s Been Denied a Marriage License—Here’s How to Sue"
Advice: "The Cost of Having a Baby Under Trumpcare: Prepare Yourselves"

FIND MORE OF MY WRITING FOR THIS PUBLICATION HERE.

- VICE Impact -

An advocacy-oriented channel of VICE dedicated to social, economic, and environmental issues. 

Health: "Americans' Mental Health Problems Are Costing Them Jobs and Money"
Work: "An American Dream for Some, but Not for All"
Health: "Trump's CDC and USAID Vacancies Are a National Security Risk"

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- Broadly -

A channel of VICE dedicated to the vast experiences of women, to which I contribute almost daily.

Social Justice: 'We're Saying No to Dying': A Charlotte Protester on the Fight for Justice
Psychology: What the Foods You Eat Say About Your Personality
Police Brutality: Video Surfaces Showing Racist Police Comments, Brutal Arrest of Black Woman
Privacy: In Many States, It's Still Legal for Creeps to Photograph Up Your Skirt

FIND MORE OF MY WRITING FOR THIS PUBLICATION HERE.

- Natural Awakenings Charlotte -

A holistic health magazine in Charlotte. 

Mental Health: Charlotte’s First Non-Profit Residential Mental Health Facility Opens
Spirituality: The Labyrinth Found These Charlotteans
Farm to Table: Society of St. Andrew’s Gleaning Network Brings Fresh Produce to the Hungry

- Charlotte Viewpoint -

A web-based magazine about arts and culture in the Charlotte region. 

Theater Preview: On Q's The Bluest Eye Questions Beauty, Ugliness
Avant-garde: 'Fringe' Artists/Groups Gather at First BOOM Fest
Dance: From Dance Muses to Makers in Women’s Showcase
Visual Arts Criticism: Mint's Viva Moschino! Captivates through Couture
Visual Arts: Razing of Goodyear Store Offers Art Show Template
Theater Criticism: Cougar Prowls, But Script Clichés Mar Production

Find more of my writing for this publication here. 

- Augusta Magazine -

The city magazine of Augusta, Georgia.

Health: Vaccinations Aren't Just for Kids

- Charlotte Magazine -

Charlotte's almost 50-year-old city magazine.

Long-form Feature: All the News That’s Fit to Email: Charlotte Five & Charlotte Agenda: Two online newsletters are changing Charlotte’s morning news scene with easy-to-read, highly shareable content. But are they doing enough to find a balance for the “Twinkies” they serve with breakfast each day?

 
 

- Nashville Scene -

Featured in Vodka Yonic, an award-winning weekly column in Nashville's alternative newsweekly, featuring a rotating roster of female writers aiming to redefine what a "women's column" is.

Essay: On a girl's new journeys, independence, and a love affair with a blue chair
Essay: On my first cigarette, and smoking the pain of loss away
Essay: "What are you?" On the tactless question that's followed me my whole life

 
 

- Creative Loafing Charlotte -

 
 

From July 2006 to May 2015, I worked full time at Creative Loafing Charlotte, a weekly alternative newspaper that covers news, culture, arts and entertainment. During that time, I served as copy editor, nightlife writer, style editor, operations editor, managing editor and most recently, editor in chief. 

POLITICS
Feature: Coming out for cannabis
Column: Religious freedom bills lock us in dark rooms
Column: The government shutdown, my boyfriend and me 

NEWS
Feature: A tale of two vintage costume shops in Charlotte
Feature: Elizabeth business owners planned for development
Feature: Charlotte artists show support for cartoonists killed in Paris attack

CRITICISM
Book Review: 27 Views of Charlotte surveys a pushy city 
Concert Review: Jay Z, Time Warner Cable Arena (1/4/2014)

CULTURE
Marijuana: High Times managing editor has roots in Charlotte 
Lifestyle: Visiting the homes of some of Charlotte's coolest creatives
Food: Will Korean cuisine be the next big thing in Charlotte?
Blog: Nine better reasons why Charlotte is weird (in response to a piece published on the Huffington Post)

FASHION/STYLE
Fashion Show Preview: Charlotte's first condom fashion show benefits Planned Parenthood South Atlantic
Store Profile: Right at The Boulevard
Home-Studio Decor: Mirror, mirror on the wall: Kymm McLean brings her work home 

BLOG
Klepto: A blog about shopping, fashion and style in Charlotte (2008-2013)

Find more of my writing at this newspaper here.

 

 

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