After producing the Jack Clark longform for California Golden Blogs, one of Clark’s former players got in contact with us about telling his story. Former Cal tight end Garett Cross is more well known for being the recruit that led to the discovery of Aaron Rodgers, but his story is just as memorable and all the more […]
California Golden Bears rugby coach Jack Clark is considered one of the legends of the game. He has led his Cal teams to countless national championships and his teams have dominated the sport. This longform piece focuses on his life, his stories, how his players view him, the lives he touched, the individuals he molded, […]
Our first longform production at California Golden Blogs centered around former Cal women’s basketball player Tierra Rogers. Rogers was considered one of the best high school prep players out there, but health issues ended her playing career. It is one of many tragedies that Rogers has had to overcome (including the murder of her father) […]
From 2011 to 2013 I was one of the inaugural members of the SB Nation newsdesk team, serving as one of our primary writers regarding all things college sports. I was tasked to produce quick stories in a fast-moving media news environment, often producing as many as three to four stories for mass media consumption in […]
I pitched a new vertical to members of Vox Media that would focus on covering all aspects of the Pac-12, the Conference of Champions that has the most national championships of any conference. Pacific Takes is charged with covering sports at USC, UCLA, Arizona, Arizona State, Colorado, Utah, Cal, Stanford, Oregon, Oregon State, Washington and Washington […]
I was one of the original lead news writers for SB Nation. In 2010, they started their coverage of specific regions, which focused on covering sports locally in multiple areas with multiple teams. My efforts were focused on four specific verticals: SB Nation Arizona, SB Nation Bay Area, SB Nation Los Angeles, and SB Nation Seattle. I produced […]
I’m currently the editorial director on California Golden Blogs. I was recruited to CGB after two years of running Bears Necessity in 2009. I was brought on as a lead writer and started producing the lion’s share of regular content for the site for the last eight years. I worked my way up to editor and […]
This was my first website in my college years! I ran it for about two years, writing about UC Berkeley and Bay Area topics before transitioning to Cal sports. I then moved to California Golden Blogs.