Hi! I'm Caroline.
I’m a journalist for the New York Times, VICE, The Atlantic and others as well as a documentary filmmaker. I’m currently developing several independent film projects, including a docuseries about a fiery, unlikely animal rights attorney, a feature-length mountain biking documentary, and a short film about a Native American tribe grappling with their economic future in the face of an imminent coal plant closure. Previously, I was an associate producer for High Noon Entertainment, where I worked on new series development for HGTV, Animal Planet, and the Travel Channel. I studied creative writing at Colorado College – where I graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa – and narrative nonfiction at Harvard, the University of Cambridge and the Lighthouse Writers Workshop. I'm curious and creative, a perpetual student and a storyteller. I was born, raised and still live in Colorado, where I mountain bike, ski, do yoga, follow my dog around, and draw dumb cartoons and other stuff.
San Francisco Chronicle, October 2018 | Prescription for Chronically Apathetic Millennials: Vote | I joined a group of filmmakers to educate my generation about this legal, long-lasting, and adequately self-serving treatment.
The New York Times, June 2018 | Why You Can’t Really Trust Negative Online Reviews | Research suggests that people heed negative reviews more than positive ones — despite their questionable credibility.
The Atlantic, November 2017 | Humans Are Bad at Predicting Futures That Don’t Benefit Them | One reason people are so bad at predicting the future.
New York Magazine Science of Us, August 2017 | Why You Feel Richer or Poorer Than You Really Are | The science of subjective wealth.
Vice Health, July 2017 | The Science of How Poverty Harms the Brain | The stress of poverty can change the brain in ways that further disadvantage the poor.
The Atlantic, April 2017 | Why Does America Have Fewer Types of IUDs Than Other Countries? | The land of choice has limited options when it comes to contraception.
Vice Health, March 2017 | Is Common Sense Genetic? | Science tries to explain why some people make such stupid choices.
Forbes, March 2017 | Why Millennials Are Lonely | Loneliness is contagious.
Forbes, January 2017 | How Multitasking Is Changing Our Brains | Are we devolving?
Psychology Today, August 2016 | Why Millennials Need Quarter-Life Crises | A simple question falls from the sky: 'Is this it?'
The Huffington Post, November 2015 | The Alarming Statistics on Millennials With Guns | 37.5 percent of all homicide offenders from 1980-2008 were between ages 18-24.
Elephant Journal, December 2014 | Is Environmentalism Elitist? | Since becoming fashionable, sustainability has acquired a new definition and demographic.
Vice Health, March 2017 | What Happens to Your Brain When You Stop Believing in God | I wasn't the only kid who stopped believing.
gen[FKD], February 2017 | What Recent Grads Get Wrong About Career Evolution | Our careers are not just long but random, circuitous and faulty.
The Commonline Journal | A Good Non-Catch | You would hardly classify yourself as an angler, but you do fly-fish. You just don’t catch.
Necessary Fiction, featured on Longform | Wet Meat | A woman enters a casual relationship with a butcher.
MSNBC Interview with Tony Dokoupil | Is Environmentalism Elitist?
Real Simple Magazine Podcast Interview | The Myth of Wanderlust