Executive Editor

Since joining Portland Monthly’s staff in 2010, Zach Dundas has covered amateur rocketry, retro gambling, Oregon’s flexible romantic leanings, and mysterious kebabs, among many other subjects. He edits narrative features and service packages, as well as the design-focused Lookbook blog. In 2013, his work for the magazine landed a trio of Society of Professional Journalists awards. Along with Rachel Ritchie, he manages the editorial department—or it manages him.

Zach got his journalistic start as the “calendar boy” at Montana’s Missoula Independent before working as a reporter and editor at Willamette Week. These days, he fills his ample free time with contributions to Monocle and other magazines, and is the author of two books, including the forthcoming The Great Detective: The Amazing Rise and Immortal Life of Sherlock Holmes. He’s got a wife, two kids, and an ailing soccer career.

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Wu’s Next?

David Wu's congressional seat has a storied past—and present.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/14/2011

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Word on the Street

Bagging a bargain on Black Friday can be hazardous to your health.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/14/2011

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The Perfect Party

An idealistic mayoral candidate and an ambitious strip club boss at the same table? Only in Portland.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/14/2011

Cover Story

Fall Getaways: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Fall was made for long weekends. As the sun settles lower and lower in our sky and thanksgiving comes into view on the horizon, there’s no better time to escape the city and savor the few quiet, crisp weekends of autumn.

  • By Eleanor R. Brown, Martin Patail, Rachel Ritchie, Zach Dundas, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 09/19/2011

COVER STORY

Go By: Train

Ride the rails to the best of the West

  • By Marty Patail and Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/19/2011

SEW TOUGH

A Stitch in Time

Apparel company Dehen is about to take a high-fashion chance that “Made in Portland” still means something.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/19/2011

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Bike Bros

Ziba takes on a bike-building challenge

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/19/2011

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Oregon: Empire!

Remember when we owned Seattle?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/19/2011

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The Bottom Line

Local company gDiapers moves beyond the pail.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 08/19/2011

Cover Story

Eat Outside: P-Town Picnic

Sometimes finding a spot to eat outdoors is no picnic, but we're here to help.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/22/2011

Long Story [Short]

The Designer

Young, critically acclaimed, and decidedly opinionated, industrial designer Joey Roth recently moved his solo practice from San Francisco to Portland. He expounds on his design philosophy (very Portland), his take on the craft movement (un-Portland), and

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/22/2011

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Fantasy Mayor 2012

Timber Joey for mayor? Or are we barking up the wrong tree?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/22/2011

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Five Questions For: Nikki McClure

Olympia artist puts a bird on her crafty museum show.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/22/2011

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Go West!

Hi-tech hub Hillsboro has a handle on the future.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/22/2011

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Fantasy Mayor 2012

Perhaps the perfect Portland mayor can be found among the pages of history.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/29/2011

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Five Questions For… Steve Haley

A local Mercy Corps man sees change afoot on the front lines.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/29/2011

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The Flax Man

Is flax the fashionable fabric of the future?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/29/2011

INTERVIEW

5 Questions for: New-World Restaurateur Kurt Huffman

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/01/2011

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Five Questions For… Vanessa Veselka

Vanessa Vaselka creates a dystopian version of Portland, that's not really Portland.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/20/2011

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Food Fixer

Kurt Huffman has his hands in more eateries than Zagat.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/20/2011
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