My Story

I’m a California native but a product of many places. While California has been home for most I’ve my life, I also spent four years in New York City while studying print journalism at NYU. After graduation I left the big city for outdoors nirvana: two years in Vail, Colorado and two years in Kauai, Hawaii. Then it was back to my hometown of Santa Barbara, California. Life then took me to Los Angeles and Venice Beach, and I now I live in Las Vegas, with Lady Luck by my side.

June, 2016 — Santa Barbara, California

My Media Philosophy

Whether it’s to inspire, inform, influence or entertain, all great content is created with a purpose.

It’s often times taken for granted just how important media is in our daily lives. It’s what we use to communicate our most important ideas to others. Without it, humans would not be capable of achieving the incredible things that make us who we are. Yes, it’s that important.

Preaching aside, modern-day media is as complicated as ever. It’s also more exciting and expansive than at any point in human history.

John Chandler Media highlights the multi-media work by John Dvorak. Here you will find various online publishing platforms, photography work, media commentary, social media activity, and more.

While much of my energy is directed towards self publishing, I offer a variety of web-based communications services for hire.


Bylines and photo credits include PresidioSports.com, Santa Barbara Independent, Noozhawk.com, Santa Barbara News-Press, Santa Barbara Sentinel, Atlantic.com, Matador Network, Maxpreps.com, Ventura County Star.