Reporter, Christian Science Monitor, June ’13 – Present: Report both feature stories and quick deadline pieces for newspaper’s National desk, including coverage of heroin epidemic, police misconduct, and local news; Former Science desk reporter, where coverage included space tourism, astronomy, and NASA politics
Stringer, Reuters, March ’14 – Present: General assignment stringer for Reuters’ Boston bureau, covering breaking news
Stringer, DNAinfo New York, February ’13 – June ‘13: General assignment reporter for NYC neighborhood news outlet; Worked 2-3 days a week in neighborhoods across four boroughs, finding and filing multiple stories per day.
Reporting Intern, The Cambodia Daily, June ’10 – Aug ’10: Reported several feature stories as intern at English language daily in Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Conducted extensive research and data gathering for other reporter’s stories, including a long-term investigative piece on un-prosecuted child rape in rural provinces; Wrote 2-3 stories per day on rewrite desk, working with Cambodian reporters.
Editorial Intern, The Middle East Institute, June ’11 – Aug ’11: Wrote daily news briefs and book reviews for the Middle East Journal while an intern in the publications department at D.C.-based Middle East research institute; Was responsible for editing submissions to journal; Also studied Modern Standard Arabic at institute’s language center.
Opinions Intern, The Times Union, May ’10 – June ’10: Published opinion articles in print edition and wrote daily for blog at Albany, NY daily paper; Was a post-internship contributor after returning to the U.S. from Egypt’s ‘11 revolution.
Columbia Journalism School, Aug ’12 – May ’13: Multimedia journalist, with emphasis on narrative storytelling; Reported both feature and breaking news from University Heights, Bronx for class websites; Wrote master’s thesis on revolutions in genetic testing; Awarded Scripps Howard Fellowship
SUNY Geneseo, State Honors College, Aug ’08 – May ‘12: International Relations/English major; Awards include: Roark Award (Valedictorian), Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and College Honors Program; Conversational French/basic Egyptian Arabic; founder and editor-in-chief of college’s International Relations Journal (Welles Report); dancer on Bollywood/Bhangra dance group.