An experienced journalist and communicator, telling stories that make an impact worldwide
Who I am & what I do
JOURNALIST & COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
I am an innovative and experienced Journalist & Communications Professional with a proven record of leadership in dynamic situations. Thriving on tight deadlines, I can adeptly manage projects, develop and implement strategic communication, and design and launch media plans. Strong editing, research, photography, and social media skills allow for a unique flair when presenting complex ideas in a straightforward way. My work has appeared in many major domestic and foreign publications, and I have a passion for humanitarian and socially progressive causes.
From blog posts to photo essays to annual reports and even entire websites, I can help you communicate your message more clearly and with greater impact, reaching exactly the audiences you want to reach.
What I'm good at
Working to make your voice heard.
Decades of experience under tight deadlines to land scoops, mentor writers, and develop long-form stories
Proven record of leadership managing projects, and developing and implementing strategic communication and media plans
Digital pioneer, traffic builder, audience developer
A keen eye for the image with impact, story and heart
A flair for presenting complex ideas simply as well as a passion for breaking stories that challenge the status quo and hold the powerful accountable
Eager to work closely with policy and research, digital marketing, content, program and executive teams to develop messaging and plan media outreach
Some companies and organizations I’ve worked with.
A global team of humanitarians who transform lives around the world
Center for Civilians in Conflict
Protecting civilians in their communities, on the battlefield, and in the halls of power
The Daily Beast
Scoops, scandals, and secret worlds define the smartest tabloid on the Web
One of the world’s most trusted provider of answers, helping professionals make confident decisions and run better businesses
Informing, guiding and engaging its audience with groundbreaking journalism
Providing tailored strategic and operational assistance across the spectrum of civil-military operations
Don't take my word for it
Former Director of Communications – Mercy Corps
His go-get-them attitude ensures that we capitalize on various media moments to elevate Mercy Corps’ voice and perspective on the world events and issues that matter to us most.
Editorial Board – Washington Post
He is a pioneer, having been among the very first American journalists to tap social media not only as a source of insight and connectivity but of funding — hard cash — for journalistic enterprise. That speaks to an entrepreneurial spirit rare among journalists, but which Chris has in spades.
Chris is a professional, intensely passionate writer who will hand in only the most thoughtful and well-written pieces on time and with no problems.
Vice President and Global Head of Multimedia and Content – SAP
Chris is a tough and thorough reporter and capable editor who knows how to get at good story any way he can.