/// Associations ///
Member of the Society of Professional Journalists, Association of Alternative Newsweeklies and California Newspaper Publisher’s Association
/// Awards ///
2017 Society of Professional Journalists and California Newspaper Publishers Association Second Place Stories:
Coverage of Local Government: Ballot Issues breaks down a contentious (and confusing) battle of ballot measures between the City of Dana Point and a citizens’ group.
Special Section: The Election Guide is comprehensive manual outlining all the races on which South Orange County voters were asked to decide in 2016.
Environmental Enterprise Reporting: This piece looks at the Colorado’s role in the Porter Ranch gas leak disaster.
Education Enterprise Reporting: End Run details how Obama’s landmark education law opened the door for school reform advocates.
2016 Society of Professional Journalists First Place Stories:
General Reporting Series: A Cry for Help and Home Again are part of a series entitled “The Dark Side of Immigration” written with Angela K. Evans, which put real stories to ineffective immigration policies.
Education Enterprise Reporting: Misdirection examines how a group of unknown, immensely funded school reformers took control of a small school board to push an out-of-state agenda.
Business Enterprise Reporting: Ghost Stories chronicles the long history–from nuclear watering hole to Packers bar–of a funky, beloved bar that had a devastating fire, threatening its existence.
Business General Reporting: Wine County profiles the growing wine cultivation scene in Boulder, Colorado.
2015 Society of Professional Journalists First Place Stories:
Environmental, General Reporting: Think Before You Drink highlights the presence of Chromium-6 in Boulder’s drinking water, and the lack of effective federal regulation of the contaminant.
/// Appearances ///
- NPR’s All Things Considered
- MTV News
- The Martha Stewart Show,
- Al Jazeera’s Real Money with Ali Velshi
- NBC/ABC/CBS New York news affiliates
- NBC Roanoke, VA affiliate
/// Education ///
Rutgers University, Class of 2009
B.A. English Language and Literature
B.A. Journalism and Media Studies
/// Publications ///
- Boulder Lifestyle Magazine
- Boulder Weekly
- Bleacher Report
- The Capistrano Dispatch
- Cranford Chronicle
- Daily Targum
- Dana Point Times
- Huffington Post
- Hunterdon County Democrat
- Independent Press
- New Jersey Life Magazine
- Roanoke Times
- San Clemente Times
- The Star-Ledger
- The Wall Street Journal
- Boneshaker Magazine
- Monkey Puzzle
- River Poets Journal