Cody Gohl

  • Joined August 2015

A queer Texan writer & content creator interested in writing about people, travel, education, and LGBTQ issues.

  • New York, NY, United States
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Cody Gohl
New York, NY, United States

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 10hrs per week
  • Can commit to 3-6 months

Services

Categories

Content Copywriting Email Public Relations

Experience

Summary

BA in English & American Literatures with a focus in Creative Writing from Middlebury College. Editorial internships with Citylife Magazine in Chiang Mai, Thailand and Esquire Magazine in New York. Currently working as a freelance writer & reporter.

Work history

LGBTQ Nightlife Correspondent
Nightlife reporter covering LGBTQ events, parties, festivals, performances, and concerts.
Editorial Fellow
Reporting on events going on in Bushwick as well as reviewing new restaurants, bars, and cafes in the area.
Editorial Intern
Worked on various copywriting, transcript, and research tasks for editors.
Content Writer
Craft travel essays, listicles, and guides for Hipmunk's travel blog, Tailwind.

Portfolio

After Hiatus, Wigstock Hits the High Seas

After a nearly 10-year hiatus, iconic drag festival Wigstock came back in a big way Sunday night for a one-night-only dragstravaganza, Wigstock: The Cruise. Hundreds of bejeweled, feathered, laced, leathered, and extravagantly wigged guests gathered on the aptly named Hornblower Infinity...

Future

I think a lot about time—its constant churning. Every moment is another moment’s future yet also another moment’s past. There’s a Kierkegaard quote about how life can only be understood in backwards glances...

On the Power of Interacting with Other Cultures

In this day and age, the world starts right at the ends of our fingertips. With just a click of our mouse, we can learn about the traditions of Indonesian cooking, the wedding practices of southern India, the annual rates of snowfall in Oslo and what the popular television show in Buenos Aires are..

Being Young and Gay in Chiang Mai

While there is a decidedly very scene present in gay saunas and massage shops throughout the city, much of this scene seems targeted to an older generation of expat men. Where, then, is the space for a young gay expat in Chiang Mai?

Choosing the Best Route For Your Cross-Country Bike Ride

For the intrepid cyclist, completing a cross-country biking trip is a cycling dream. Sure, you can see a lot of the United States by car—plenty of people roadtrip from sea to shining sea—but there’s something special about seeing the country by bicycle...

City Love: Madrid

Put on your walking shoes and get your camera phone ready, because we want to see your day long HipHunt in Madrid!

Skills

Skills

writing ghost writing editorial content creation journalism Research

Tools

Google Docs Wordpress

Interests

Industries I love

Education Entertainment Events Music Philanthropy Travel Other

What I read

Anything by: Joan Didion, Virginia Woolf, Margaret Atwood, Leslie Mann.
Magazines: Next Magazine, Out, The Advocate, Vulture, Slate, The Atlantic, The New Yorker
Blogs: Vulture, Pretty Much Amazing, AV Club, The Hairpin, Jezebel

Ideal team

I work well in environments with open and direct communication. I enjoy learning and growing with mentors and employers who provide honest feedback with clear expectations.