University of Missouri-Columbia Bachelor of Journalism, May 2009
San Francisco Chronicle + SFChronicle.com, San Francisco, Ca.
Reporter, September 2015 – August 2016
- Covering information and cyber security, as well as data privacy issues.
Atlanta Journal Constitution + AJC.com, Atlanta, Ga.
Reporter/Data Specialist, December 2013 – August 2015
- Working with a cross-set of different beat reporters in order to produce stories heavily weighted in the analysis of public information.
American Banker + AmericanBanker.com, N.Y., N.Y.
Technology Reporter, September 2010 – November 2013
- Broke news about card companies plans for interchange regulation that was referenced in Congressional testimony, a hackers’ successful attempt to shut-down a piece of MasterCard’s payment network aimed at fraud protection and features on chief executives that sit in between our everyday transactions
- Wrote about emerging payments technologies, and companies.
- Wrote longer features about industry trends.
The Star-Ledger + NJ.com, Newark, N.J.
Business Reporting Intern, September 2009 – August 2010
- Covered residential and commercial real estate
- Used database management software to produce several Sunday A1 stories
- Enterprised features on real estate investors, loan modification mediators, short sales and other market trends
Boston Globe + Boston.com, Boston, Mass.
Business Reporting Intern, June 2009 – August 2009
- Profiled business owner who donated half of remaining fortune to replenish his employee’s pensions after they were stolen by admitted swindler Bernard L. Madoff
- Enterprised a feature involving a former money manager that plead guilty to securities fraud; Contributed to coverage of the January 2009 plane crash on New York City’s Hudson River as a stringer
Standard & Poor’s, New York, New York
Editorial Intern, December 2008 – January 2009
- Proofed pages for S&P magazine; Aided in administrative tasks
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette + ArkansasOnline.com, Little Rock, Ark.
Business Reporting Intern, May 2008 – August 2008
- Wrote enterprise stories on gasoline price trends; Mapped data using analysis software
The (Bergen) Record + NorthJersey.com, Hackensack, N.J.
Reporting Intern, May 2007 – August 2007
- Covered breaking news in four boroughs: Teaneck, Little Ferry, Fairview and Bogota
- Covered borough council and school board in Little Ferry and Fairview
National Institute of Computer Assisted Reporting, Columbia, Mo.
Data Analyst, January 2007 – May 2009
- Gathered information from government agencies using state and federal open records laws; Updated in-house federal databases
Columbia Daily Tribune + ShowMeNews.com, Columbia, Mo.
General Assignment Reporter, August 2007 – January 2008
- Wrote enterprise stories, including a profile of a reenlisted soldier who struggled with civilian life after returning from Iraq
- Covered city government and weekend breaking news
Basic experience working with Google Maps API and JQuery
References can be provided on request