Matthew SternEditor, RetailWire
Matthew is a writer and editor currently based in Logan Square, Chicago. Some of his recent journalistic work includes profile and feature writing for CompTIA: The IT Trade Association, and he has also undertaken copywriting and content creation for disparate clients in a broad range of industries. Before pursuing a career in editing and copywriting, he spent more than a decade as a freelance journalist and critic, writing about music and movies for a variety of publications online and in print. Matthew contributed reviews, articles and think-pieces to publications such as the Village Voice, the New York Press and The Brooklyn Rail, wrote promotional event blurbs for the Washington City Paper and was a regular review writer for experimental music website Dusted Magazine. During this time, he also performed various content and marketing-related roles in the non-profit sector.