Magazines & Newspapers

LL Cool J: The Best is Yet to Come

A profile of LL Cool J for Long Island Press, an award-winning monthly news and lifestyle magazine that serves the greater Long Island area.

Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio Hates Talking About Food

A profile of the lead judge on Bravo’s Top Chef for Long Island Press.

Lieutenant ‘Green Thumb’

A profile of Lt. Vincent Grasso for VFW Magazine* recounting how his tours in Iraq and Afghanistan made him a permaculture fanatic.

*VFW Magazine ranks 61st among the top 75 U.S. magazines based on circulation — ahead of GQ, The New Yorker, Forbes, Teen Vogue and Elle.

Closer to the Mosque

A profile of a Muslim family during the first Ramadan following President Trump’s election for the Valley Stream Herald. I was the editor of the alt-weekly from 2016 to 2018 and supervised a small staff of reporters and interns. I wrote about education, culture/religion, and local government.

Bocce Champ’s Bravado Infuriates and Endears

A profile of Long Island bocce’s “Italian Stallion,” Sal Visone, for the Valley Stream Herald.