About David

Selected Press

Selected Experience

 ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY 

  • Associate Editor, 09/2017-present: Books reporter, w/ coverage of TV and stage. Weekly book reviews. Interviews with authors & talent; TV recaps and reviews; stage reviews; breaking news and cultivating sources for exclusives; working with editorial team on ambitious features and packages. (My author archive.)

SLATE 

  • Contributor, 06/2017-08/2017: TV reviews & criticism; industry criticism & reporting; awards coverage; interviews.
  • Arts Writer, 06/2016-06/2017: Pitched & wrote up breaking news stories across film, TV, music, and books; quick takes on major ongoing stories; assist culture editorial team via CMS post-building, photo sourcing, transcriptions, memo compilations, and research. (My author archive.)

VULTURE

  • Blogger, 06/2017-09/2017: Work news shifts for New York's Vulture blog. Quick takes on major ongoing stories; browse entertainment trades and social media for breaking news; film, TV, and music coverage; red carpet interviews & coverage for Hulu (Difficult People) and HBO (The Deuce).  (My author archive.)

INDIEWIRE

  • Weekly Contributor, 01/2015-09/2015: Twice-a-day daily news blogging; breaking industry news for independent film and TV studios; pitch & write longform essays on TV and film; red carpet & event coverage; one-on-one interviews. (My author archive.)

 

Education

New College of Florida, honors college of the State of Florida

  • Major: Political Science
  • Degree: B.A.
  • Honors Thesis: "The War on Terror, Televised: Political Communication Through Narrative in The West Wing and 24." (Link.)

 

References

Available upon request.