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Graduate of Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.
Elected to the National Association of Black Journalists’ board of directors as student representative
Newhouse Foundation Scholarship NABJ, July 2009
Minority Journalism Scholarship Ohio Newspapers Foundation, April 2008
Voted most valuable, best reporter, best writer and most dependable by peers at The Post
September 2012 - Present
METPRO Reporting Fellow, The Los Angeles Times
June 2012 - August 2012
Reporting Intern, The Boston Globe
May 2011 – May 2012
Editor-in-chief, The Post
•Managed a staff of more than 150 student journalists covering Ohio University as well as Athens County, Ohio.
•Oversaw a $50,000 budget and all long-term editorial planning
•Anchored 2011 local election coverage while also covering multiple city and campus beats.
•Has pitched and oversaw compelling investigative and enterprise coverage including multiple faculty and administrative scandals.
•Previous positions include campus editor and senior writer.
May 2011 – August 2011
Reporting Intern, The Wall Street Journal
•Reported and wrote for the Journal’s Real Estate team.
•Pitched stories while also covering monthly economic indicator reports.
•Had multiple stories featured in the A-section, as well as on section fronts.
•Contributed to the team’s Development’s blog.
•Wrote national articles on housing market as well as an analysis of the job market.
•Earned 20 print bylines, including more than five A-section articles
September 2010 - January 2011
Reporting Intern, The Columbus Dispatch
•Worked as a city desk general assignment/breaking news reporter
•Regularly featured on the front page as well as the Metro front.
•Contributed metro, health, science and feature reporting
•Work included coverage of FDA’s ban of Four Loko, the OSU-Michigan tailgate and a local archeologist’s dispute with Glenn Beck.
•Earned 71 print bylines during the course of the internship
June 2010 - September 2010
Reporting/Copyediting Intern, The Detroit News
•A Dow Jones News Fund intern.
•Spent time reporting for the metro and business desks. Covered a visit from the commerce secretary and investigated a corrupt non-profit.
•Had multiple stories featured on A1 and section fronts
Served as National Political Editor for Scoop44.com, a student-run online publication covering President Obama. Currently freelances for the Columbus Dispatch, and Neighborhood Voice, a monthly newspaper in Cleveland. Also an active member of the National Association of Black journalists.