Brendan Knapp Title: Freelance writer Education: Western Michigan University, Portland State University, San Francisco State University Location: Portland, Oregon Brendan Knapp is an Edward R. Murrow Award-recognized and Emmy-nominated journalist. After 17 years in the newsroom, he now writes freelance. Brendan has bylines in New Scientist, Business Insider, RottenTomatoes.com, and Inverse.com. He has written a book on television news writing and creates digital content for private entities. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.