Leadership, management & teaching experience | Deadline writing
Data visualization & Interactive creation | Adobe Creative Suite
Persistent at digging for sources & data | Mapping – ArcGIS, Google
HTML/CSS/ Excel proficiency | Javascript/Python familiarity
Audio recording/production | Photojournalism


Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting | Investigative Reporter

April 2018 – Present, Chicago, IL

Reported and analyzed environmental and agricultural data. Wrote investigative articles. Creative data visualizations. Edited work for team.

Farm Journal | Digital Production Manager

September 2015 – March 2018,  Chicago, IL

Wrote for digital and print publication. Gathered sources for editors. Managed content across brands and platforms. Created interactive illustrations. Coordinated engaging social media. Edited articles for digital publication.

Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University | Faculty Instructor

January 2015 – December 2015, Chicago, IL

Taught coding for journalists, audio fundamentals. Assisted in managing newsroom.  Taught interactive production, data reporting, analysis and editing.

Medill National Security Journalism Initiative | Reporter, Site Editor

June 2014 – January 2015,  Washington, DC

Wrote about troubled history of landmine cleanup in Mozambique. Built site and interactive elements to highlight reporters’ work. Conducted base-level reporting and lead gathering for team.

Rivet News Radio | Business and Technology Writer, Producer

June 2014 – January 2015,  Washington, DC

Researched and wrote scripts for on-air talent. Edited audio cuts. Reported traffic. Researched geospatial content targeting.


Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University | MSJ

2013 – 2014,  Chicago, IL

Monmouth College / B.A., Communications, Religious Studies, Music

2003 – 2007,  Monmouth, IL

Awards & Associations

Member, Online News Association
Member, Investigative Reporters and Editors
Hostile Environment & Emergency First Aid Training, Global Journalist Security

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