REPORTER, LOS ANGELES, CA
Freelance (Jan 2020 – present)
Covers national news in California and the West with a focus on climate, the environment and politics. Reporting appears in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Intercept, NBC News & The New Republic.
ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT REPORTER, WASHINGTON, D.C.
The Hill (Jan 2018 – Jan 2020)
Wrote daily climate, environment and energy news for TheHill.com, the #2 political news website with 30.9 million unique visitors. Reported news stories from the U.S. Capitol covering bill movement, agency hearings and administration oversight. Generated a number of scoops through sources, FOIA requests and data dives. Covered the resignation of three agency heads, the ethical circumstances that surrounded them and investigations that ensued. Wrote enterprise and explainer pieces for the website and the daily print edition. Reporting featured on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show and CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront.
POLITICAL WRITER, WASHINGTON, D.C.
CNN (April 2017 – Jan 2018)
Provided political news coverage across CNN.com writing an average of 3-5 stories per day to an audience of more than 120 million Coverage focused on science, EPA and the Interior Department in addition to general politics. Worked with data and visual reporters to develop break-out stories on agency misspending. Reporting appeared on air during CNN’s Anderson 360 and Jake Tapper’s The Lead.
NATIONAL POLITICAL REPORTER, WASHINGTON, D.C.
Scripps News (Mar 2014 – April 2017)
Reported and wrote a range of daily political articles and feature pieces for 34 Scripps News affiliate websites and its national site. Reported from primary states, conventions and at various battleground states as Scripps’ sole national campaign reporter for the 2016 election. Produced enterprise pieces across the country on issues including immigration, the refugee crisis and agriculture. Wrote, produced and hosted digital videos for Scripps partner Newsy. Hosted TrailMix 2016, a political podcast with 7,000 weekly downloads.
REPORTER, WASHINGTON, D.C.
Newsweek & The Daily Beast (April 2012 – Oct 2013)
Wrote more than 80 stories on politics, business, tech and science for the website with 19 million unique visitors. Covered the president as part of the White House press pool monthly. Live blogged election night 2012 news and the State of the Union.
BA JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATION
The George Washington University, cum laude