About

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Sophia Kercher is a writer and editor based in Los Angeles. She writes often about the intersection of culture and technology, health, and entertainment. Her journalism work can be seen in the New York Times, Elle, Salon, Variety, the Los Angeles Times, Vulture, California Sunday, Girlboss, and other publications. She is currently the editorial director of LosAngeleno.com, a digital publication dedicated to stories about L.A. life, art, and culture.

Previously, she worked on the editorial staff at Pasadena Magazine and Los Angeles Times Magazine.

In addition to journalism, she teaches writing/journalism workshops at Writing Pad and does select copywriting work. Past clients include Warner Bros., Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Bureau, and American University.

Want to hire her? Have a story tip? Get in touch: sophiakercher [at] gmail [dot] com.