Resume

CURRENT
Freelance writer, San Francisco Bay Area, May 2013-Present
Lexi’s writing has been published by The New York TimesWiredThe Atlantic, Conde Nast TravelerGQPlayboyAARP The MagazineCreative Nonfiction, The Bold Italic, Grist, East Bay Express, Gamasutra, DiabloCaliforniaBay NatureCalifornia Lawyer, and others. Her writing has been mentioned on Good Morning America and featured by Longform.org, Buzzfeed, and Slate.

PAST
WIRED magazineSan Francisco Bay Area
, Assistant research editorApril 2015-June 2017
As a research editor, Lexi fact-checked features for the magazine and website, wrote regularly for the magazine and website (including feature stories and the monthly “Comments” page), edited book excerpts for WIRED.com, edited the cooking section of the 2016 special issue, managed subscriptions for the office, managed the general WIRED e-mail inbox, contributed to meetings and brain-storming sessions for special issues, and sat on the editorial committee that approved stories for the January 2017 Fiction Issue.

WIRED magazineSan Francisco Bay Area, Contributing researcherFall 2013 + March 2014-April 2015

Freelance fact-checker, San Francisco Bay Area, May 2013-June 2017
Work fact-checked by Lexi has appeared in The Best American Infographics 2015, the book Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science and the World, California Sunday magazine, California magazine, Napa Sonoma magazine, and elsewhere.

EDUCATION
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
, August 2011-May 2013
Master of Journalism with an emphasis in magazine writing and editing
• 3.90 cumulative GPA
• Features editor for 
Brink magazine
• Graduate Student Researcher/Teaching Assistant for J100 Introduction to the News, 2012-2013
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Editorial intern for California magazine, June 2012- August 2012
 
Crime reporter for Richmond Confidential, 2011-2012
 General reporter for Oakland North, 2012

UC Santa Barbara, September 2007-June 2011
Bachelor of Arts in global studies, English minor
• 3.70 cumulative GPA, graduated with honors
• Managing editor for the Daily Nexus, 2010-2011
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Editorial intern for the Pacific Coast Business TimesJune 2010- September 2012
• Co-founder and captain of the UCSB Equestrian Team, 2008-2011

University of Ghana, Legon, UC EAP Summer + Fall of 2009

AWARDS
• Felker Award for Excellence in Long-Form Print Journalism among second year students at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, 2013
• Robert Whittington Award for Exceptional Reporting among first year students at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, 2012
• Peter Agris Memorial Scholarship for Greek-American journalism students, 2012
• California College Media Association Award for Best Feature, 2011
• Two-time winner of the George Obern Award for Excellence in Writing at UCSB, 2010 & 2011

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