Freelance Foreign Correspondent, Istanbul, Turkey
-Filing stories as CBS Radio's sole correspondent in Turkey, covering internaitonal security, Syria, and regional issues
-Covering regulations affecting multinationals for Bloomberg BNA
-Writing for themedialine.org covering Turkey's role in the Middle East
WTVD-TV (ABC O&O), Raleigh, N.C.
-Reported I-Team investigations with an interest in public safety, national security, and government accountability
-Spearheaded a successful public records legal challenge against a local school system
-Reported live for ABC-owned stations and ABC News programs including "Good Morning America" during Hurricane Irene
-Filed live special reports from Indianapolis, Pentagon, White House, and Congress
WBOC-TV 16, Salisbury, Md.
-Anchored and produced weekend broadcasts, and reported live on stories throughout Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware
-Reported, produced and edited a half-hour, four-month-long investigation on a deteriorating national wildlife refuge
-Wrote web stories and posted photos/videos and news updates to social media
ABC News/Lisa Stark Unit, Washington, D.C.
-Set up field shoots for interviews, and researched story elements on consumer safety and transportation issues
-Wrote for ABCNews.com
WBAL-TV11/I-Team, Baltimore Md.
-Researched story tips, court records and trials concerning housing scams
-Wrote for evening broadcasts
WAMU 88.5 FM NPR, Washington, D.C.
-Wrote stories for local news cut-ins during "All Things Considered" and "Morning Edition"
CNN, Washington, D.C.
-Researched political topics, logged tape and escorted "Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer" guests to set
American University, School of Communication
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Professional Associations & Awards
Member, Investigative Reporters & Editors
Member, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Mid-South
2012 Local Emmy nomination for General Assignment Reporting
2011 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Video News Documentary