Editorial Project Leadership

Unplug Week: Explore How to Disconnect in Your City & Around the World (Thrillist)

Show Seeker: Your Guide to Live Music Around the World (Thrillist)

We’re Out Here: Travel Ideas for LGBTQ+ Pride & Adventure (Thrillist)

Tentpole Project Planning, Strategy & Editing

Your 2024 Travel Mood Board: Inspiration for Your Adventures (Thrillist)

Holiday Festivals: Seasonal Celebrations to Visit Around the World (Thrillist)

The [Scenic] Route: Explore the World Through a Road Trip (Thrillist)

Reporting & Writing

In the French Alps, Luxe Stargazing Is the Ultimate Après-Ski Activity (Thrillist)

The Expert Tips That Forever Changed How I Take Vacation Photos (Thrillist)

Royal Caribbean’s Next-Generation, Wildly Over-the-Top Cruise Ship Is About to Set Sail (Thrillist)

MORE

Chick-fil-A Is Giving Out Free Food Today, if You Can Stomach It (Thrillist)

Starbucks’ New ‘Cloud’ Drinks Are Super Weird, but They Could Be the Future (Thrillist)

Life In The Only State Where Gay Couples Can Get Married One Day, Fired The Next (BuzzFeed News)

A Year Later, “Nothing” Has Changed Since Transgender Woman Islan Nettles Was Killed (BuzzFeed News)

Big Brands’ New Face Is LGBT Families (BuzzFeed News)

Logo Won’t Commit To Stop Airing Transphobic Slurs After “Drag Race” Backlash (BuzzFeed News)

In One Day, Bills Allowing Anti-LGBT Discrimination Fail In Four States (BuzzFeed News)

Judge: Terminally Ill Woman, Partner To Get Illinois Marriage License Early (BuzzFeed News)

Illinois Governor Signs Marriage Equality Bill Into Law (BuzzFeed News)

(EXCLUSIVE) Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn: Marriage Equality Law A “Democratic Triumph” (BuzzFeed News)

Illinois Governor To Sign Marriage Equality Bill Soon (BuzzFeed News)

Illinois House Passes Marriage Equality Bill, Will Become Law (BuzzFeed News)

Final Vote On Illinois Marriage Equality Bill Today (BuzzFeed News)

For Illinois Marriage Equality Bill, No One Is Willing To Commit To A 2013 Vote (BuzzFeed News)

No vote on Illinois marriage equality bill; measure may come up in fall (Chicago Phoenix)

Rep. Harris on potential marriage equality vote: ‘wait’ (Chicago Phoenix)

Vote on Illinois marriage equality bill expected Thursday or Friday (Chicago Phoenix)

Time running out for Illinois marriage equality push (Chicago Phoenix)

Corporate Giants Received TIF Money, Records Show (The New York Times)

Multimedia

TikTok/Reels: Sneak Peek at the Making of the World’s Largest Cruise Ship (Thrillist)

The Fasties: Thrillist’s 2nd Annual Fast Food Awards Show (Thrillist)

The Fasties: Thrillist’s First-Ever Fast Food Awards Show (Thrillist)

Awards, Recognition & Press

WIN: 2023 James Beard Media Award – Innovative Storytelling – Thrillist Staff for Night Market

NOMINATION: 2015 GLAAD Media Award – Outstanding Digital Journalism Article – Tony Merevick for A Year Later, ‘Nothing’ Has Changed Since Transgender Woman Islan Nettles was Killed (BuzzFeed)

PRESS: BuzzFeed plans to approach LGBT coverage with ‘same kind of intensity as politics’ (Poynter)