Writer/Reporter, CBSNews.com, October 2011-present
Write and edit articles for Crimesider
THE CRIME REPORT
Deputy Managing Editor, April 2009–October 2011
Wrote and edited articles for the national criminal justice news site. Link
Instructor, Spring 2004–2014
Taught “Boot Camp for Journalists,” an eight-week recurring course in New York City and online. Link
NEW YORK POST
Freelance Reporter, City Desk, August 2007–September 2010
Reported on news in all five boroughs of New York City.
Intern/Reporter, Washington, D.C. office, January 2007–August 2007
Reported on Capitol Hill, blogged for War Room, wrote features. Link
Associate Features Editor, August 2001–June 2002
Wrote articles and edited major features.
Assistant Features Editor, February 2000–July 2001
Wrote articles and edited the magazine’s book section.
Freelance Reporter/Fact-checker, June 1999–January 2000
Reported at entertainment industry events; fact-checked charts, columns and features.
American University, Masters in Journalism, 2007
New School University, Masters of Fine Arts, Fiction, 2004
Yale University, Bachelor of Arts, 1999
Society of Professional Journalists: Spoke on panels, including “How to Break into Freelancing” and “How to Interview Crime Victims and Grieving Families” at SPJ conferences in New York, and Scranton, Penn. April 2010; September 2010.
The John Jay/H.F. Guggenheim Foundation: Recipient of a fellowship in criminal justice journalism. February 2009.
The Nation Institute: Recipient of a grant from the investigative fund. August 2008.
American University: Recipient of a full scholarship to the masters in journalism program. Awarded a graduate assistantship with investigative journalist Charles Lewis, creator of the Center for Public Integrity. August 2006-2007.