The Grumpy Editor’s well-rounded editorial expertise ranges from covering homicides to writing front page headlines. On a major Los Angeles newspaper, he held various editorial positions that included editing news, business and special sections. He also served as editorial makeup editor, photo editor and columnist. Experience spanned every editorial department except sports.
He started his journalism career on the police beat, working his way up to general assignment before editing copy.
Background also includes instructor in news reporting and writing at a California university, freelance contributions to top national publications, producer and on-air Los Angeles radio personality and a stint as an independent corporate communications specialist for several major New York Stock Exchange-listed companies.