Quarter-Finalist in The Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards Holiday Contest (first time I ever entered a contest with first script I ever wrote...a romantic comedy). Script in family genre was ranked #1 on THE RED LIST. Another made THE RED LIST as a serial killer thriller. Thousands of articles published under my byline in Newsweek, Foreign Policy, The Washington Post, among other venues. Host of several shows. Degrees from Harvard, Johns Hopkins, and Georgetown University Law Center. Much of my career was spent on Capitol Hill, where I had Top Secret Clearance twice. Degrees from Harvard, Johns Hopkins, and Georgetown University Law Center.