He is the City Life Editor for Charlotte Viewpoint, a nonprofit online civic, arts and culture magazine.
Solender’s feature articles cover theater, film, literary reviews, pop culture, food, travel, cityscape and personal observations, celebrity interviews, opinion, satire and more. Unique angles, hidden back-stories, comprehensive interviews and sourcing are hallmarks of his story telling.
With an undergraduate degree in Communications and a graduate degree in Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota, Solender’s approach to interviewing subjects was developed over a twenty-five-year career as a Corporate Human Resources professional supporting Fortune 500 companies. A Charlotte, NC resident since 2001, Solender has also lived in Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Richmond and Melbourne, FL.http://michaeljwrites.com/
- University of Minnesota
- Charlotte ViewpointCity Life Editor, 2011 - present