Mac McCann

I’m Mac McCann, a social media expert and writer based in Austin, Texas.


According to BuzzFeed, some of my Tweets are “literally hilarious.”

Previously, I created and curated content for theCHIVE’s social media, which had a following of 3.8 million on Facebook, 1.4 million on Instagram, and over 570 thousand on Twitter. Our content reached millions upon millions of people each month.

I’m passionate about news, politics, history, religious studies, music (especially hip-hop) and comedy.

I’ve written hundreds of articles on a wide variety of topics. My work has been published in more than a dozen publications, including The Dallas Morning News, The Chicago Tribune, Newsday, The Houston Chronicle, The Seattle Times, Complex, The Charlotte Observer, Sun-Sentinel, The Austin American-Statesman, Reason, Austin Chronicle, Hawaii Tribune-Herald, Dallas Observer, OC Weekly, The La Crosse Tribune, The Intelligencer, The South Bend Tribune, Phoenix New Times, and more.

My reporting and research has been cited by NPRThe Washington Post, The Atlantic as well as The Atlantic’s City Lab, Reason, The Daily Dot, and Rap Genius.

I graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2016 with a Plan II Honors, Religious Studies Honors, and History triple-major, and a minor in American Studies.

Check out my “About” section for more information. You can contact me here.

Below, I’ve included links to some of my work:

Opinion Columns:

News Clips:

Music Clips:

Phone: 214.460.3490