wrote the screenplays for the feature films Clear Out and Shift, which premiered at the Rotterdam International Film Festival and has aired on PBS nationwide, and he has developed feature films with Automatic Pictures and Archer Entertainment. He served as associate producer for the documentaries Every Mother’s Son, which won the Tribeca Film Festival's Audience Award and aired on PBS, and Out At Work, which aired on HBO's America Undercover. He reported and wrote The Ghost of Bobby Dunbar, a one-hour documentary for the NPR radio show This American Life, and is the co-author of the book based on that documentary, A Case for Solomon (Free Press). He authored the chapter on Scene in Gotham’s book Writing Movies (Bloomsbury USA). He holds a BA from Oberlin College.