New York University, New York, NY Graduated: December 2011
Science Health and Environmental Reporting Program (SHERP)
M.A in Journalism; Advanced Certificate in Science, Health and Environmental Reporting
Tufts University Boston, MA Graduated: May 2010
Bachelor of Science; Double major in Geology and Archaeology
Freelance Journalist 2010-Present
I write news and feature stories for publications including: Popular Mechanics, Discover, USA Today, and Popular Science. I’ve also written a script for the popular YouTube series Minute Earth.
Smithsonian Blogger 2014
I wrote for the Smithsonian Institution’s Smart News, writing timely and accessible stories about science and history.
I fact-checked for a variety of publications, including OnEarth, Discover Magazine, and the Simons Foundation.
Discover Magazine September 2011-January 2012
Editorial intern: I fact-checked and wrote articles for the print magazine.
Popular Mechanics May-August 2011
Science writer: I wrote and reported science stories for both the website and the print magazine.
American Museum of Natural History January-May 2011
Communications department intern: I wrote about research at the museum for the web and print.
Section editor. Also helped develop Scienceline’s inaugural iPad app.
Tufts Daily 2009-2010
Staff Writer, Features Editor—edited stories in the features section, including fact-checking.
Fact-checking, Final Cut, Adobe Illustrator, HTML, CSS