Brianna Austin has been a writer/ reporter/ columnist in the transgender community since 2000. Shortly after launching her blog she became the New York City columnist for GIRL TALK MAGAZINE (A Bite Of The Big Apple, 2001-2004); subsequently writing for other trans-publications such as Lady Like, TG Community News, TG Guide, TG Crossroads, and TGLIFE.com (which she founded as a magazine in 2005 and has since converted to a social network). She continued to administer TGLIFE.com and serve as publisher ofTGREPORTER.com. In her male persona Brianna is a published songwriter, author and columnist that has been an entrepreneur since 1982; serving as president/CEO of two publicly traded media companies, a time-sensitive logistics firm that served Fortune 100/500 firms and industry leaders — such as Dupont, Sumitomo of America, Ford, Jaguar, Goldstar, Rubbermaid, Couristan, and MSC, for example —- and was also the founder and president of a nationally-distributed record company.
As an executive producer he secured funding, distribution and other requirements for an indie film distributed via Pathfinder Entertainment, and a documentary that aired on BRAVO, and from 2003-2005 served on the documentary judging panel for New York Festivals. As a writer he has also written for Jazz Review (as a staff writer), New York Blade, Glide Magazine, South American Explorer, Music Express and American Songwriter. In 2004-05 Brianna co-wrote the nonfiction book I’d Do It Again,” by Harriet Wright, and is currently writing a nonfiction book The Last Woman and Me, and the novel A Changing Season. Brianna is a member of the National Writers Union and Society of Professional Journalists, and after a six-year stint in Buenos Aires, has resettled back in New York City
Note: Please forgive the pronoun back and forth. This is exactly how her biography appears on her own website and was not altered in any way.