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Gonzo journalism, Investigative, General Assignment, Entertainment, Spoof news, Opinion and Editorial, Travel, Politics, Video Games, Disability, LGBT, audiobook reviews, Human interest, Technology, Metro Chicago and Crime and Justice.
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I am an accomplished author, journalist and editor with experience in many different arenas of journalism and publishing.
My Vice interview about a comic store for the blind got a LOT of traction.
I am a syndicated dating columnist.
One of my personal essays helped game developers take design elements into account when creating games.
I have blogged for the Huffington Post.
I published an article helping writers find paying magazines online
I had a letter to the editor published in the Chicago Tribune.
When I was in high school I started the first newspaper in the blind department. After I graduated, the school started having journalism classes.
I broke the PS4 accessibility story on IGN
I crafted a viral human interest story about Skyrim
One of my human interest stories about HIV was featured on the front page for two weeks
I exposed government inconsistencies and educated businesses with an investigative article about the shutting down of IP Relay.
I was featured in several magazines including A&U Magazine, Writers Digest Magazine, and others.
I have written news and features extensively for Chicago Inside, Covering beats that I knew nothing about to better my reporting.
I have published successful books as well as been featured in several anthologies
I self published a very successful dating blog
I host YouTube channels about accessible software/web design and video game accessibility
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