About

I have been covering the world of arts and culture on a freelance basis for the past eight years, writing for a variety of print and online publications. My byline can be found most often in Portland Mercury, The Oregonian, Alternative PressPaste, and Tiny Mix Tapes. My work has also been featured at FACT MagazineNoiseyVillage VoicePortland Monthly, Wondering Sound and self-titled.

Before going freelance full time, I was a marketing writer for GreaterGood Network, a news writer covering local government for KAST in Astoria, and a stringer for the Chinook Observer on the high school sports beat.

I also run the blog Experimental Portland, where I cover - as the name would suggest - the experimental music scene here in my hometown, as well as organizing regular concerts featuring artists from around the world.  

If you want to get in touch, feel free to email at miller.ham - at - gmail.com or use the contact link to the left.  

 

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Work Highlights

I was lucky enough to work for Mercy Corps, and during my stead there visiting their programs in Afghanistan and Pakistan. You can find the stories I filed from those countries here.  

For the past few months, I've been writing Outer Worlds, a regular column for Willamette Week focused on experimental and other fringe musical genres. 

A favorite piece of mine was this profile on former U-Men/Gas Huffer guitarist Tom Price and his attempts to maintain a musical career while suffering with Parkinson's disease. 

Probably the strangest place my byline has ever appeared is the Fox News website where I contributed a piece about reaction among conservative fans to Chely Wright and Jennifer Knapp both coming out