Scratch Magazine, New York, NY
Editor-In-Chief, June 2005 - November 2006

• Oversaw the editorial direction and growth of the largest hip-hop magazine for DJs and producers
• Collaborated with Director of Photography and Art Director to determine the look and layout of the magazine
• Assigned and edited all features


The Source Magazine, New York, NY
Deputy Editor, April 2005 - June 2005

Top Edited all features, lifestyle, culture and news content
Directed staff meetings, attended photo shoots and acted as spokesman for the publication when necessary
Write and edit all HEDS, DEKS, cover lines and support copy

Features Editor, June 2003 - March 2005

Assigned, wrote and edited cover stories, all feature-length music profiles and annual music packages
Top edited automobile, DJ and Producer columns

Music Editor, January 2003 - June 2003

Assigned and edited all music reviews and coordinated ratings
Worked with Features Editor on profiles and music packages

Associate Music Editor, May 2002- January 2003

Wrote, assigned and edited new artist features and album reviews
Collaborated with Music Editor on writing, assigning and editing features


Black Beat Magazine, New York, NY
Assistant Editor, August 2001- May 2002

Worked with Editor to plan content and structure of each issue
Wrote and edited music, book, and film content for all departments and proofread final layouts
Conceived and implemented first video game review column (a subsidiary of Home Box Office) New York, NY
Assistant Editor, November 1999- July 2000

Wrote feature articles, reviews and previews
Edited reviews
Secured freelance writers and assigned tasks to interns


Freelance Writer, March 1997- Present

Interview artists, review albums and write editorials for The Source, Vibe, XXL, KING, Trace, One World, Beatdown,, and



Pace University, New York, NY

Master of Science in Publishing, June 2002

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Bachelor of Arts, 1996



Featured commentator for MTV 2's "Twenty Two Greatest MCs" broadcast
Monthly featured guest on "Sugatreats" Hip-Hop radio show on WHCR, 90.1FM in NYC