As the Senior Reporter and Assignment Editor, I report daily news stories and audio features about South Bend, Elkhart and the rest of Michiana and work in collaboration with fellow reporters to structure and plan news coverage. I also host All Things Considered on Thursdays and Fridays and serve as a fill-in host for ATC and Morning Edition.
At NPR, I wrote and managed the Diverse Sources Database and the Source of the Week email newsletter, a public resource that helps journalists find diverse sources and get them on the air at NPR. Want weekly emails featuring experts of color on newsworthy topics? Click here to subscribe.
As an Editorial Intern at CalMatters, I covered housing and transportation policy in California. I wrote two big digital feature stories — one on allowing vacancy fines for corporate owned homes and the other on giving kids free public transit. I also produced Gimme Shelter, the CalMatters housing podcast.
As a Newsroom Intern at WESA, I served as a general assignment reporter covering daily stories for broadcast and publication online. I also reported several longer, pitched features including one on perceived yet untrue grocery store monopolies and another on Pittsburgh’s air quality.
Northwestern University’s independent, student published daily online news magazine. I hosted the podcast Can’t Let Go, created episodes for AskNBN and wrote for the politics section. I most recently was Executive Editor, but I also served as a Managing Editor and the Audio Section Editor.
As a Medill student, I did a lot of reporting for class assignments. I showcase the best of that here.