I’ve written and edited award-winning articles and features on legal issues, interviewed executives and Academy Award-winning filmmakers, and written press releases that earned media attention.
Here’s a brief sampling of my work as a writer, editor, moderator and project manager.
I will be moderating this upcoming panel discussion – Journalists in Content Strategy, Comms and Marketing – on February 28, 2019. I presented the idea for this panel to the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter (SPJ NorCal) last fall. I worked closely with an SPJ NorCal board member to find panelists, secure the venue and set the agenda.
I manage the AWI Journal, a quarterly publication the Association of Workplace Investigators, a nonprofit organization. I am also the managing editor of South Bay Accent, a bimonthly lifestyle magazine.
Breaking Through the Concrete Ceiling – Cover story about women and minority general counsel in the Fortun 500 and Fortune 1000, Diversity & the Bar, the publication of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, Winter 2017.
Challenging Prop. 8 – Feature story on how activists filed a federal lawsuit to overturn California’s same-sex marriage ban; California Lawyer, January 2010, winner of 2011 Gold Azbee Award from the Association of Business Publications Editors.
Latham Chair Robert Dell Looks Back – Interview with head of Latham & Watkins; California Lawyer website, December 2014.
Real Law in the Virtual World – Feature story on lawyers, law firms and corporations in Second Life; California Lawyer, January 2008.
Articles assigned and edited
Mr. Public Defender – This profile about San Francisco public defender by Dashka Slater won a national gold Azbee Award.
In Pro Per – Three first-person essays, which Chuleenan edited, won a regional gold Azbee Award in the regular department category. The award-winning essays: Life Beyond a Big Firm, Bridal Advocacy, The Rule of Law.
I’ve moderated roundtable discussions for California Lawyer on a wide range of topics, including employment law, intellectual property, securities litigation, white-collar defense, environmental law, land use, real estate, and diversity in the legal profession.
More Publicity Means More Protection – An interview with director Sonia Kennebeck about her documentary film on three whistleblowers of the U.S. drone program and victims of a drone attack; Senses of Cinema, September 2016.
Have You Heard from Johannesburg? – Article on the seven-part documentary film series on the global anti-apartheid movement and interview with director Connie Field; Documentary.org, April 2010.
A Sea Change – Film program note for San Francisco International Film Festival.
Bamboozled on the Bayou – Cover story about Spike Lee’s four-hour film on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina; Documentary, August 2006.