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Editor, writer

Los Angeles, California, United States
April 02, 2018

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• Oversaw the re-creation and re-purposing of, bringing it into the current format and expanding its reach and page views. From trace indexes in 2015 to 4. 4 million sessions and 7. 6 million page views in January 2018.

• Oversaw the implementation of the Golden Globes social media strategy and content. Currently at 2.1 billion followers on Facebook, 330 million followers on Twitter,

• Extensive experience in media, both online and print. 10 years working primarily online, creating, managing and editing content and social media.

• Created, developed and wrote for several music periodicals, including Beat, Playboy and BBC Culture.

• Extensive editing, translating and publishing experience. Launched, helped launch and served as editor-in-chief to five magazines dedicated to music, entertainment and culture, all of which became major brands.

• Published author of nine individual books and several omnibus and anthologies.

• Excellent communication, facilitation and presentation skills.

• Self-starter. Excellent self-management skills.

• Multitasker, creative, enjoys inventive challenges. Deputy editor,


• Played lead in the team that rebooted and repurposed the website.

• Coordinates a diverse group of contributors. Commissions stories and accepts pitches. Manages coverage and submissions from different locations, simultaneously.

• Oversees coverage of festivals and special events (Comic Con, D23, Cinema Con).

• Edits articles, suggests rewrites and suites.

• Commissions and selects photography. Works with tools such as Photoshop and Fotor to enhance and adjust photos.

• Researches and writes special articles.

• Interacts with social media managers to create and promote content.

• Establishes and manages the editorial calendar.



• Created presentations and special training for executives and professionals in media and advertising.

• For five different cycles, lectured to full houses at São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro’s Casa do Saber, an extension-like cultural center. Topics included: film theory, film history, and media under the dictatorship, creative nonfiction.

• Created and taught a series of lectures based on her two books of cultural history

– The 70s Almanac (2006) and 1964: The Almanac

Creative consultant Boathouse Row Productions


• Generates, writes, edits and translates projects, pitches and presentations for Boathouse Row non-fiction and fiction slates.

• Curates and manages special projects – workshops, lectures, seminars and panels on arts and entertainment.

• Curated and guided the first cultural mission of top-ranking Brazilian filmmakers and executives to Los Angeles, November 2013

• Curated, guided and organized seminars on technology and media, in San Francisco and Los Angeles, for Brazil’s think tank Media Group. Creative consultant, FJ Productions


• Generates, writes and edits scripts and narration for FJP’s slate of TV news shows and documentaries.

• Writes, produces and records voice-over narration for TV/online news shows and documentaries.

Guest reviewer, Just Seen It, PBS

2013- 2015

• Reviewed films and TV series

• Wrote reviews for the Just Seen It/PBS website

Blogger, reviewer, editor at large,

May 2009-2015

• Generated, wrote and edited features on film openings, behind the scenes, awards, reviews and commentary for the entertainment section of Brazil’s award-winning web portal.

Writer, producer, Pacific Sense Productions


• Created and developed several film and TV projects with a variety of partners in Brazil, Japan and the UK.

• Wrote and produced the feature film 1972, a co-production with Miravista/Buena Vista Brazil. Released in Brazil on November 2006.

• Provided commentary on arts and entertainment for Brazil’s Radio Eldorado and Radio Bandeirantes.


• Bachelor’s, Journalism, Rio de Janeiro Pontifical Catholic University

• Fulbright Fellow, Journalism, New York University A SELECTION OF PUBLISHED WORKS

Celluloid Ceiling: Latin America, Supernova Books, London, 2014. 1964: The Almanac, Companhia das Letras, São Paulo, Brazil, 2014. How to See a Movie, Nova Fronteira, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2012. The 70s Almanac, Essays. Ediouro, Rio de Janeiro, 2006 The Light of the Lens: Interviews with 12 American Directors. Editora Globo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1995


Easy Riders, Raging Bulls/ Como a Geração Sexo Drogas e Rock N Roll Salvou Hollywood, Peter Biskind, Intrínseca, Rio de Janeiro, 2006. Dispatches/ Despachos do Front, Michael Herr, Objetiva, Rio de Janeiro, 2005. MISCELLANEOUS

Interview: Kathryn Bigelow, in the anthology Kathryn Bigelow: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers), org. Peter Keough, University Press of Mississippi, 2013. Also in Celluloid Ceiling, Supernova Books, London, 2014.

“An Offer He Could Not Refuse: Francis Ford Coppola on The Godfather III,” in the anthology The Godfather Family Album, Taschen America, Los Angeles, 2009.

“Tom Jobim”, “Caetano Veloso”, “Jorge Benjor” - curated, researched and wrote bilingual

(English-Portuguese) booklets for these CD boxed sets, Universal Music, 2007-2008

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