Portfolio

Highlights from my 15-year editorial career.

Bushwick Daily

Since 2014, I’ve been contributing arts and cultural commentary to Bushwick Daily, the wildly successful photo-a-day neighborhood blog turned indispensable local news source. Here’s a sampling: Scholes Street Studio: For the Music You Can’t Hear in Bars Incinerate Your Aversion to Performance Art Tonight at Panoply’s Trauma Salon, Then Rise From the Ashes Matthew Silver’s … Continue reading Bushwick Daily

April Greene—Writer and Editor

Dust & Grooves

From 2011 to 2016, I contributed my writing, editing, and interviewing chops to this hugely popular website and book about vinyl records and the people who collect them. D&G has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Billboard, Esquire, Vice, and many more. Here’s some praise! An Amazon Best Book of the Year … Continue reading Dust & Grooves

April Greene—Writer and Editor

Idealist

From 2012 to 2014, I edited and contributed to Idealists in Action, the blog of nonprofit connection hub Idealist. I also wrote technical copy, drafted press releases, and edited reports for the organization; authored posts for sister site Idealist Careers; and worked with translators to cross-post content between Idealist and its Spanish and French analogs, Idealistas … Continue reading Idealist

April Greene—Writer and Editor

GOOD

Between 2012 and 2014, I wrote a few articles for GOOD.is, the online analog to GOOD Magazine. Both are made to share creative solutions for living well and doing good. Here are three of my particularly good contributions: “Real Social Good is Emotionally Connected“ “Social Impact in the Private Sector: Profit and Good Aren’t Mutually Exclusive“ “Five … Continue reading GOOD

April Greene—Writer and Editor

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

In 2011 and 2012, I covered news and events for one of the nation’s most-visited public gardens. Simultaneously, I was employed full-time with BBG’s major gifts fundraising department, where I drafted correspondence to big donors, contributed to a range of internal communications, and edited language for seasonal appeals mailed to thousands of current and prospective members. Here … Continue reading Brooklyn Botanic Garden

April Greene—Writer and Editor

The Brooklyn Rail

Between 2008 and 2010, I revitalized the dance section of this venerable arts and culture monthly. You can browse my collected contributions here. Cultivating a staff of ten writers in my first month as editor, I began assigning and editing all stories, creating and managing a production schedule, liaising with artists’ public relations managers, and contributing a … Continue reading The Brooklyn Rail

Streetsblog

In 2007 and 2008, I contributed stories to Streetsblog‘s NYC beat. This awesome news source connects people all over the U.S. and beyond to important info about sustainable transportation and livable communities. Here are three I really like: “Bogotá’s Peñalosa Talks Up Livable Streets, Sans Spandex“ “Highlights of the ‘Equal Tolls, Unequal Access’ Discussion“ “Senator Duane Takes a Swipe … Continue reading Streetsblog

April Greene—Writer and Editor

Grab Bag

This assortment of my other writing and editing contributions and projects includes interviews with scrappy street musicians, captions for a Russian luxury travel magazine, and advice for retiring baby boomers who want to volunteer. 2015 It was my pleasure to talk with grassroots leaders in L.A., for the boss website Locavesting, about their efforts to transform … Continue reading Grab Bag