Versatile reporter covering people, programs and policies of the federal government. Continuing coverage includes agency oversight, cybersecurity, and freedom of information. Enterprise stories range from artificial intelligence to cancer research.
Creative producer for bi-weekly radio broadcasts, which include conversations with show anchor, and produced pieces using taped interviews and audio editing.
Teamed with AP Washington bureau on breaking national news including shooting incidents at the National Security Agency.
General assignment reporter for influential national daily in Washington, D.C.
Back to back winner of the Society of Professional Journalists Dateline Award for spot news for a story about a 5.8-magnitude earthquake and the Navy Yard mass shooting.
Spearheaded series on the four-month Occupy D.C. movement, from its humble beginnings on a park bench to the camp’s raid by U.S. Park Police.
Enterprise human interest stories in the D.C. area, including a behind-the-scenes profile on Customs and Border Protection at the Dulles International Airport, and local lady arm wrestlers fighting domestic violence.
County commission reporter for a bi-weekly newspaper in Southern Maryland.
2011 James S. Keat Freedom of Information Award winner for investigating the Charles County Commission’s closed-door decision to lay off an entire county department.
Winner of the local government award from the Maryland-Delaware –D.C. Press Association for tracking the county commission’s attempt to raise their salaries during a budget crisis.
Broke stories on the fight between the Charles County Commission and environmentalists over a major road project that threatened a Chesapeake Bay Tributary.
Balanced a local government beat for the historic city of Worthington, Ohio, and a school beat for the growing New Albany School District.
Earned an honorable mention from Suburban Newspapers of America for continuing coverage of a high school cheerleader shot in the head by a local hermit.