Launched at Northwestern University, the HostHQ was my stint in the world of innovative content publishing. Started from a simple sketch of an independent webzine, we zeroed in on a user-centered media startup that applies design thinking every step of the way.
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Seven founding members
We created a hub with editorial content, product listings and an E-newsletter to serve the need of Chicago Airbnb hosts. As a reporter on the small but mighty content team, I compiled an exhaustive list of sources and story ideas in line with our editorial vision. We spoke with local hosts, guests, neighborhood activists, small business owners and lawmakers alike to navigate the murky space that is short-term vacation rental in a major city. Almost half of our work was introspective – we constantly look back on past victories and mistakes to optimize future decision-making. To the right is a piece I wrote on our Medium account. Click to check it out!