Reporter for Inside EPA/Inside TSCA, April 2020 to present

  • Cover multiple beats related to the Toxic Substances Control Act and the Environmental Protect Agency
  • Enterprise daily stories and blogs
  • Report out coverage, maintain high-level policy officials as sources on toxicological issues

Web producer at ABC7 in D.C., November 2018 to April 2020

  • Covered breaking news in a top ten market for a site with 1.8M unique monthly visitors, and managed social media accounts with a weekly organic reach of 20M+
  • Researched and composed original content for, including pursuing digital-exclusive investigations for 7 On Your Side
  • Created videos and graphics for social media
  • Used CMS to manage website, post and update stories, sent push alerts
  • Managed and moderated Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

Freelance Photographer, 2010 to present

  • Have served as second shooter and lightning technician for Northern Virginia event/wedding photography businesses like Vita Images and Life Reflecting Images
  • Currently do contract work for Life Reflecting Images and freelance independently, doing headshots, sports photography, wedding and event photography
  • Award-winning photography has appeared in publications throughout Virginia, newspapers like the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and as a book cover for publisher Pan Macmilla​n

Assignment Editor/Web Producer at WDCW, August 2016 to January 2018

  • Worked assignment desk for a fast-paced, small newsroom in a top ten market, assigned and helped develop day-turn stories and special reports, developed relationships with PIOs and sources in the DMV area
  • Produced for the 10 p.m. show, frequently writing VOs and VO/SOTs for the A-block
  • Managed CMS and social media
  • Utilized Twitter to break a travel ban story and beat all other outlets (including The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN and the AP) to a web story and mobile push alert

News Intern at WTVR-TV, May 2016 to July 2016

  • Pitched, researched and wrote pieces for web, and converted reporter’s packages into web stories
  • Shadowed investigative reporter for months and assisted her in developing sources, researched background for her stories, successfully filed dozens of FOIA requests and organized the data from them using Excel
  • Assisted web team with live social media reporting at local and national political events such as a 2016 Trump rally

Radio DJ at WVCW, March 2015 to June 2016

  • Developed, produced and solo hosted hour-long show about news and politics, covering 2016 election (sample shows here)
  • Was promoted to FM lineup by programming director due to popularity of show, and given peak evening drivetime slot

Politics Reporter for VCU’s Capital News Service, ​January 2016 to April 2016

  • Reported breaking news from the general assembly, published by USA Today, WRIC, WTVR, WAVY, The Daily Progress, The Commonwealth Times, The Potomac Local, The Culpeper-Star Exponent and The Henrico Citizen
  • Produced video packages and provided stories and multimedia to over 90 publications

Reporter for VCU’s iPadJournos, August 2015 to December 2015

  • Was the first reporter on the scene to cover a breaking political story, drove 11,000 clicks to
  • Provided internationally focused coverage of 2015 Union Cycliste Interationale race to WTVR, as well as covering political events such as a local congressional race and protests at a 2015 Trump rally



  • M.S. in Multimedia Journalism from VCU, received May 2018
  • B.S. in Print-Online Journalism from VCU, received May 2016


  • Commercially certified drone pilot under FAA Part 107
  • Successfully filed 25+ FOIA requests
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel and Access for data journalism, particularly data sorting, pivot tables, and query design
  • Proficiency in Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop CS5 & CS6, Premiere Pro and other non-linear video editing software, as well as Adobe Audition, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Proficiency in using soundboards to manage live radio broadcasts, as well as Simian Pro for automation
  • 10+ years of experience in use of both Canon and Nikon DSLRs, started a sports photography business at age 15
  • Experience as web administrator using WordPress and Sinclair Storyline as CMSes
  • Experience streaming Facebook Lives from Dejero/LiveU feeds using Wirecast, Sinclair Storyline and AWS Elemental


  • Faculty award for graduating print-online journalism student who best exemplified the standards of the Robertson School
  • Handpicked by administration to serve on the seven member Robertson School Student Advisory Board ahead of VCU’s re-accreditation process
  • 2017 Finalist in SPJ’s Mark of Excellence award category of Feature Photography (Large) 10,000+ Students
  • 2013 winner of Quarter Horse News Action Photo Contest
  • Member of the Society of Professional Journalists
  • Member of National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting – Investigative Reporters and Editors