Multimedia Designer & Storyteller

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Formerly a reporter and editor in Beijing, China and Washington, D.C., Charlie now works as a communications consultant specializing in visual storytelling.

about Charlie

A native of Tallahassee, FL, Charlie somehow managed to wake up in Beijing, China shortly after graduating from university. The city of 18+ million became a second home to him, and it was there he cultivated the skills and passions that consume him today. Charlie, a former journalist and editor, now writes copy and creates visual content for websites and applications. He has worked for nonprofits, for the U.S. federal government as a contractor, and for global companies, including Siemens and Allianz, as a communications consultant. Charlie has a passion for visual storytelling and, in his free time, uses that passion to pursue personal projects that include creative writing, music and video composition, and drawing.

A Family Photo

 Charlie, Susan and Zebedee (2017)

Charlie, Susan and Zebedee (2017)


Recent Creative Work

In early 2018, Charlie released his first single under the artist name lllyre. The electronic composition, "The Good People of Zhongguancun (中关村)" can be heard on Spotify, iTunes, Amazon Music and Google Play. Charlie plans to release an EP later this year.


Recent Photography


My NightStand

The books, music, and games Charlie has been into lately