Resume


Work History

Coronavirus Reporting Fellow| August 2020 – November 2020
The Texas Tribune – Remote
• Report on the coronavirus pandemic, including analysis of the virus’ impact on state policies and the response by elected officials, using best practices of SEO to drive audience engagement
• Cover breaking news accurately and clearly under tight deadlines, and produce groundbreaking enterprise and watchdog stories

Investigative Reporting Fellow | January 2020 – Present
Medill Investigative Lab – Chicago, IL/Washington, D.C
• Contribute to The Washington Post accountability reporting, including multiple front-page stories investigating abuse and neglect amid the coronavirus pandemic
• Compile and update a list of more than 3,500 nursing homes with cases of the novel coronavirus for The Washington Post

Freelance Reporter | September 2019 – Present
Chicago, IL
• Write reported feature story on voting rights and the criminal justice system, and cover COVID-19 screening efforts at the O’Hare International Airport for The Washington Post
• Report original breaking news and write researched enterprise stories on the cannabis industry for Cannabis Wire
• Highlight impact of cuts to the U.S. Postal Service on voters in jails for the Guardian

Reporter/Producer/Host | May 2017 – August 2019
WFSU Public Media – Tallahassee, FL
• Anchored and produced local newscasts
• Covered breaking state government, national and local news under tight deadlines. Select stories aired nationally during NPR newscasts
• Wrote researched enterprise and feature stories
• Produced content for broadcast across radio and digital platforms
• Promoted twice in tenure

Staff Writer | October 2018 – May 2019
FSView & Florida Flambeau – Tallahassee, FL
• Wrote accurate, creative and fact-checked stories for Florida State University’s student-run newspaper with 25,000 copies circulated weekly
• Covered the Tallahassee City Commission and the Tallahassee Police Department

Skills

• Public records: FOIA requests, LexisNexis, PACER
• Data analysis: Excel, SQL, Python, DataWrapper, Tableau, Flourish, Google Data Studio, Carto, QGIS

• Social media/digital publishing: Facebook, Twitter, Hootsuite, Sprout Social, Chartbeat, HTML, CSS, SEO
• Audio production: Adobe Audition/Avid Pro Tools

Education

Master of Science in Journalism: Social justice & investigative reporting | August 2020
Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University – Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Arts: Public Relations & Political Science | May 2019
Florida State University – Tallahassee, FL

Awards

2019 Regional Murrow Award
Excellence in Writing
Radio Television Digital News Association

2019 Regional AP Award Finalist
Cultural/Historical Feature
Florida Associated Press Broadcasters