• Independent Journalist, 2009-present
  • Visiting Scholar, New York University, 2015-2016
  • Staff Writer/Editor, Environmental Health News/The Daily Climate, 2013-2014
  • Researcher, Environmental Health News/The Daily Climate, 2009-2013
  • Associate Editor, Remedy Health Media, 2010-2012
  • Editorial Intern, OnEarth Magazine, 2009-2010
  • Editorial Intern, Discover Magazine, 2009
  • Editorial Intern, Popsci Media Group, 2009

Awards, Fellowships, & Grants

  • Finalist, Livingston Award, Excellence in National Reporting, 2016
  • Fellow, Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources Prairie Pothole Institute, 2016
  • Recipient, New York University Reporting Award, 2015
  • Honorable mention, John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism, 2012 (Award received for work in multi-part series “Pollution, Poverty, People of Color” for Environmental Health News)
  • Fellow, National Institutes of Health Medicine in the Media workshop, 2012
  • Merit award, National Health Information Awards, 2011 (Award received for article “Hoarding: What happens when clutter gets out of control–it’s not what you see on TV” Remedy Magazine)
  • Travel grant, Fund for Environmental Journalism, 2010 (Reported article “Mineral mining and its risks set to make comeback in Michigan”


  • December 2009, New York University, New York, NY, Master of Arts, Journalism, Science Health and Environmental Reporting Program
  • May 2007, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, Bachelor of Arts, Biology

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Environmental Journalists
  • National Association of Science Writers
  • Association of Healthcare Journalists

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