Some background info and tidbits about me:
Current show: Taking a break from the stage for right now
Current job: Developmental editor, StayWell
Graduate school: Northwestern Univeristy
Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications
Master of Science in journalism
Undergraduate school: Augustana College
Rock Island, IL
Bachelor of Arts in English and history
High school: Genoa-Kingston High School
Likes: Movies, sports, politics, literature, theater, whiskey, my wife (not in that order)
Dislikes: Squash (the food, not the sport), musicals (most), people who leave their tweets deliberately unpunctuated (the worst)
I taught English at Central China Normal University in Wuhan, China, for a year after college.
I co-wrote, co-directed, and co-edited the short documentary A Generation Lost in Space: Overeducated and Underemployed in America.
I also co-host Informer, a politics and law podcast. We break down various laws that are affecting today's news and politics.
I was once the lead singer of a band called The Suckiest Bunch of Sucks That Ever Sucked. (It was not just a clever name.)
I make a mean buffalo chicken chili.
At the end of my year in China, I looked like this: