POLITICO, labor reporter (March 2017-present)
Reports on labor and workplace policy on Capitol Hill, the U.S. Department of Labor and the White House. Previously served on the agriculture team covering the Trump transition; was a core member of POLITICO’s live fact checking team for the 2016 debates.
The Oregonian, politics reporter (January 2015-March 2016)
Reported on the Oregon Legislature and lobby for The Oregonian’s public affairs team. Covered the resignation of Gov. John Kitzhaber, Gov. Kate Brown, daily news of the 2015 and 2016 legislative sessions as well as breaking news.
The New York Times Student Journalism Institute (May 2014)
One of 24 students selected nationwide to participate in a two-week workshop led by New York Times editors and reporters. Wrote an in-depth story examining how rising seawater is washing away hundreds of old veterans’ graves, helped edit a 20-page newspaper showcasing the best work from that year’s institute.
The Columbus Dispatch, Public Affairs Intern (May-August 2013)
Covered the Ohio statehouse and governor, including new laws restricting abortion, state budget negotiations and a variety of other legislation. Completed an in-depth project examining a surge of heroin overdose deaths, prompting reforms the state’s prescription painkiller distribution and addiction treatment systems.
Scripps-Howard Foundation Wire (Washington), Reporting Intern (January-April 2013)
Covered national politics for the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire in Washington.
The State News, Editor-in-Chief (August 2013-May 2014)
Hired and oversaw a 42-person student staff across seven departments to produce print editions 5 days a week as well as daily online content. In 2012, led a team of reporters to cover the Republican National Convention.
The Kalamazoo Gazette, Reporting Intern (May-August 2012)
Wrote daily general assignment stories for the Kalamazoo Gazette, a 36,000- circulation newspaper in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Education: B.A. in Journalism, Michigan State University.
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