Editor’s Note: The Bay Area is home to a handful of large-scale music festivals, including BottleRock Napa Valley, Outside Lands and Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. To help our readers navigate through and/or catch up on the region’s best music events, I helped develop the San Francisco Chronicle’s topic page in 2016 where all our preview, live […]
Summer of Love at 50
Editor’s Note: Five decades after the Summer of Love, The Chronicle decided it was time to revisit the San Francisco of the ’60s. I spearheaded the project, working with my team over several months to commemorate this radical era in Bay Area and American history with a special magazine. The content is also digitally presented, […]
Outside Lands marks 10 years
Editor’s Note: Outside Lands – San Francisco’s largest, independently produced music festival – celebrated a decade at Golden Gate Park in 2017. Ahead of the event, I collaborated with The Chronicle’s pop music critic and the digital team to create an interactive timeline for our online readers. Take a look back at 10 years of […]
Dave Chappelle pays tribute to Prince in S.F.
See this story in The Chronicle Dave Chappelle took Bay Area fans to church early Friday morning, appropriately awash in a purple glow during his fourth sold-out show this week at the Chapel in San Francisco. The comedian hit the stage underneath the 1914 building’s peaked, vaulted ceiling, just after 2 a.m. Friday, in a […]
Auli’i Cravalho of Disney’s ‘Moana’ visits S.F.
Editor’s Note: After Auli’i Cravalho’s appearance at the 2017 Academy Awards, the Disney “Moana” star visited San Francisco for a Facebook Live chat about her breakout role, “Rock climbing,” prom and more for both The Chronicle and SFGATE sites. View the video here.
D.R.A.M. smiles to the top of the charts
See this story in The Chronicle D.R.A.M. should sound exhausted. Calling during a whirlwind of radio spots on the East Coast, he would have every right to be on autopilot by this point. His year already has included performances at the BET Awards and “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” and his breakthrough single, “Broccoli,” […]
‘Key & Peele’ talk bromance, fourth season for Comedy Central
See this story in the Los Angeles Daily News Finding the perfect soul mate can be tough, and most matchmakers don’t recommend searching for Mr. Right at the club. But for Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, a small, dingy club in Chicago was the perfect spot for their fairy-tale bromance to start. But it wasn’t […]
San Diego Comic-Con 2015
Editor’s Note: This was my third year leading Los Angeles News Group team coverage of one of the largest geek culture events in the world. As editor/writer/web producer/social media manager, I worked closely with LANG editors to ensure the best content from the three reporters on-site got played well on all nine of our core […]