Hi, I’m Arikia

Arikia Millikan, journalist

I’m an American journalist living in Berlin. I studied biomedical engineering and psychology, so it’s only natural that my journalistic work focuses on the intersection of technology and the human mind. My journalistic training taught me to ask the right questions and seek answers from direct sources to uncover what lies beyond the surface of the apparent. I thrive while scrutinizing complexity and unblocking communication sticking points that occur when specialists are tasked with conveying information to a general audience. My client roster includes founders and thought leaders from fields such as biotechnology, venture capital, telemedicine, teletherapy, femtech, cybersecurity, and mixed reality media. I currently live in Berlin, Germany and have traveled to 40 countries. I favor clients who are interested in locating the root causes of their editorial production problems and are willing to take steps to adjust organizational misalignments in order to achieve higher levels of editorial quality and output.

editorial consulting for publishers

Say what you mean if you mean what you say

information architecture

Assessing existing editorial publications and strategic goals to advise on editorial structure, tooling, and content processes.

editorial
strategy

Formulating innovative publishing strategies based on unique client needs; implementing custom solutions.

Production Leadership

Providing editorial services at all levels, from writing and editing to leading company-wide production.

JOURNALISM and publishing

Fifteen years of global editorial experience

legacy media

Formerly based in New York City, I worked with leaders in digital publishing from Conde Nast, Vice, Vox, Sussex Publishers, The Atlantic, and more to produce world-class content.

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independent media

From Iceland to Japan, I traveled the world while embodying the membership model of self-publishing, catering to a curated distribution network of scholars, artists, and publishers.

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