Writer #5524
Santa Monica, CA
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115 Love Lists
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955,000 Words
Eli K has been a published writer since he was 15 years old and began working for The Austin Chronicle when he was in high school. After graduating with a double major BFA in Writing, Literature and Publishing and Journalism from Emerson College in Boston, he moved to Los Angeles where he worked as a screenwriter and producer for Fox Television Studios and subsequently began his own web series production company called Sweater Pants Productions. At the same time, he continued a journalism career, writing for national and regional magazines like Los Angeles magazine, 944, Venice and Zink. Currently, he writes weekly and monthly features and reviews for both online and print editions of Blackbook, Paste and CulturePop, among many other websites, sometimes under a pen name.


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Industry Projects

  • Entertainment500+
  • Travel50+
  • Music50+
  • Humor50+
  • Sports20+
  • Food20+

Summary of Industry Experience


Eli K has written profiles, reviews and features on numerous actors, directors, producers, personalities, etc. in Hollywood for magazines like Blackbook, Venice, Los Angeles, 944 and Zink. He has interviewed everyone from Hugh Hefner to Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Richard Linklater.


Eli K travels a lot for my work and his girlfriend travels a lot for hers. Since he is fortunate enough to be freelance full time, he often goes with her and gets to experience moving around a lot. So Eli K has done a few travel articles and would love to do more. Eli K has lived in Europe for 6 months, spent a month in Japan and South America and has travelled just about everywhere in North America.


Being from Austin, Tx, Eli K has been inundated with music from a very young age, so writing about it was destined to be a part of my future. He has written primarily for Blackbook covering SxSW and Paste, doing profiles on different musicians.


Eli K has written articles that were basically just humorous pieces for a umber of publications like 944, CulturePop, Los Angeles Magazine, Blackbook and The Austin Chronicle. He feels like having an opinion and sense of humor about life, culture, politics, you name it is key in this day and age.


While Eli K hasn't written a lot about sports, he is a sports addict. He watches and follows everything, with the exception of NASCAR. He loves reading sports blogs and wants to start writing about sports more regularly, as he knows a ton about it.


Eli K has written a number of entertaining, out of the box food reviews for publications like CulturePop.com, 944, Zink and The Austin Chronicle. He likes food reviews that say something about the world around them, not just opinionated stuff about the "perfect" way for food to be made. Because everyone has an opinion...

Product Projects

  • Article1,000+

Summary of Product Experience


Eli K. has written thousands of news and magazine articles over the past 15+ years. He knows how to write formally in news-style as well as more creatively for a culture or lifestyle magazine. His work is regularly published both in print and online nationwide.

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