Bloomberg Industry Group, labor reporter (May 2020-present)

Covers the US workforce with a focus on unions and labor relations for Bloomberg Industry Group and Bloomberg News:

  • Covered the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic on the workplace — including a wave of strikes in 2021; supply chain issues at the ports; and organizing at Amazon, Starbucks, and Apple
  • Wrote an in-depth feature for Bloomberg Businessweek on the rapid transition to electric vehicles and the consequences for blue-collar auto workers
  • Twice won the Beltz Award, highest commendation at Bloomberg INDG; first in 2021 for scooping that President Biden asked the National Labor Relations Board general counsel to resign minutes after being sworn into office; and again in 2022, for an investigation into financial conflicts of interest at the National Labor Relations Board
  • Routinely lands scoops and daily stories while producing a steady stream of enterprise

POLITICO, labor and immigration reporter (April 2016-May 2020)

Covered workplace policy on Capitol Hill, the U.S. Department of Labor and the White HouseP:

  • Scooped President Trump’s plan to deport migrants to “safe third”
    countries; a botched attempt by the administration to intervene in negotiations between General Motors and the United Auto Workers; and a plan by the administration to close federally funded training centers for underprivileged youth, prompting backlash from Congress that caused the administration to withdraw the effort
  • Broke that the IRS sent stimulus checks to foreign workers abroad and had no plan in place to correct the mistake
  • Covered the Trump transition, including an investigation on how Agriculture Secretary nominee/Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue routinely mixed his public role with his private shipping company
  • Wrote a POLITICO Magazine story on how a dearth of safety regulations on small farms, propagated by the agriculture lobby, leads to to scores of fatal accidents that go unreported each year
  • Wrote one of the first profiles of Sarah Nelson, now one of the country’s most recognized labor leaders

The Oregonian, politics reporter (June 2014-March 2016)

Covered state government from Portland and Salem, Oregon:

  • Part of a team that covered a 41-day standoff with armed militants at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, earning the grand prize for news reporting at the 2017 Associated Press Media Editors Awards
  • Reported on site from the worst mass shooting in state history at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., scooping that emergency alert systems failed to warn students and staff of an active shooter
  • Covered the resignation of Gov. John Kitzhaber, who stepped down amid an influence-peddling scandal involving the first lady’s private consulting firm
  • Wrote in-depth profiles of state lawmakers that illuminated their personalities and ambitions for readers


  • B.A. in Journalism, Michigan State University (2015)
  • Social Relations and Policy major, James Madison College at Michigan State; specialized in the study of public assistance programs

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