John Muncie Intern Coordinator
B.A. University of California, Riverside: Political science, English literature.
Adjunct Professor of Journalism: Georgetown University, 2002-2004; Washington and Lee University, 2007; Randolph College, 2006-2010; Hollins University, 2006-2010.
Student Newspaper Advisor: Hollins University, 2006-2010; Randolph College, 2006-2010.
Fiction Writing: The Writer's Center in Bethesda, Md., 2001-2003.
"Shenandoah Summer," 2004, Warner Books.
"Thief of Words," 2003, Warner Books.
The Baltimore Sun, 1997-2001: Arts and Entertainment editor. Managed arts coverage.
The Los Angeles Times, 1995-1997: Travel Special Projects Editor, responsible for 10 themed sections a year and two glossy magazines. Wrote numerous travel stories and twice-monthly column of book reviews.
The San Diego Union-Tribune, 1979-1995: Assistant Features Editor, Features Editor, Assistant Managing Editor/Features. As AME/Features supervised staff of 50-60, and 10 feature sections. From 1992-1994, conceived, led and edited projects which resulted in 11 Pulitzer Prize nominations.
The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, 1975-1979: Copy Editor, News Editor.
The Riverside Press-Enterprise, 1970-1975: News Editor, Assistant City Editor, Music Columnist.
- Winner, Society of American Travel Writers 1994 silver medal for best newspaper story, foreign travel.
- Named best travel writer (newspapers) 1993 by Pacific Asian Travel Association.
- Published freelance travel articles in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel, Seattle Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Philadelphia Inquirer, Detroit Free-Press, and many other newspapers.