I'm a freelance writer, music editor, and owner of Runaround Sue Vintage with a media studies/English/Communications bachelor's degree from the College of Charleston and a MS in Journalism from Napier University in Edinburgh, Scotland.
As the music editor of the Charleston City Paper since April 2014, I've interviewed and written features on the likes of Ringo Starr, Frankie Valli, John Densmore of the Doors, Joey Santiago of the Pixies, Roddy Radiation of the Specials, Ben Folds, Toby Leaman of Dr. Dog, Kevin Barnes of Of Montreal, First Aid Kit, Paul Janeway of St Paul & the Broken Bones, Mac McCaughan (founder of Merge Records and Superchunk), Kishi Bashi, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Nikki Lane, and more.
As a freelance writer, I've written articles and blog posts about a wide range of topics — from travel and food to technology and DIY fashion and decor — for Clash Magazine, , eBay, Shutterfly, CreativeLive, Charleston Style and Design, Charleston Magazine, Lowcountry Dog, Edinburgh Festivals Magazine, and more.
TRAVEL: In 2016, I had several travel-related pieces published in the The Sunday Times (UK), Bite Magazine (UK), The Skinny (UK), and South Carolina Living.
For a questions or commissions, feel free to contact me at krsmith [ at ]gmail.com.