Dirk Mathison is a nationally known writer and editor with an extensive background in both traditional and new media. He served as bureau chiefs for Time Inc and People Magazine, and has also written for Time, Life, and the Los Angeles Times on a wide range of subjects, including crime, science and politics. Dirk was a contributing writer for Los Angeles Magazine. More recently, he was the editor of Channelone.com, an educational and news website for teens. He has also written two documentary treatments for Earthship Productions. Dirk lives in Silverlake with his wife, Susan, and their two children.