Welcome! I’m a writer, TV critic, and teacher. Here, I share what I’ve learned from 23 years of freelancing, blogging, and teaching writing, and how I turned my love for TV into words millions have read.

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Elevate your writing

I work with writers and creators who want to take their writing to the next level, whether that’s turning their expertise into a side hustle, revising a piece, or working on a book.

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“Andy not only knows how to provide excellent writing feedback, but he also has the knowledge and know-how of succeeding in an ever-changing journalism industry”

—Ruby Rosenthal, writer

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Read me

Most of my writing, criticism, and journalism has focused on reality TV, focusing on how it’s made and what it means. For example:

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How I can help your team, class, or story

I’ve hosted shows and keynotes; been interviewed on podcasts, live TV, and radio; moderated debates; led popular conference sessions; and worked with teams to improve their interaction.

If I can help you or your organization, let’s chat!

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