In the summer of 2005, friends and I discovered a new trend called “blogging” and launched Kill Henry Clay! focused on current events and politics. Following college, I combined my museum internship with marketing skills to become a consultant for auction houses, dealers, and collectors in the sports card and memorabilia industry. During this time, I wrote for first for Freedom Cardboard and later Sports Collectors Daily, where I regularly traveled to cover industry events and tradeshows. Among my many interviews were baseball hall of famers Cal Ripken and Ozzie Smith. One of my articles was excerpted by Sports Illustrated’s online edition. This was my introduction to WordPress, page titles, meta descriptions, internal and external linking, and alt text for images. Later, my work appeared in Modern Cities on urban redevelopment, and for Evolve Media on Mandatory on pop culture.

Biggest Challenge: Sourcing unique and compelling ideas to create content.

Biggest Accomplishment: Interviewing Cal Ripken at the Louisville Slugger Museum.