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Professional Experience

Newsweek, September 2017 - February 2018

Senior Political Writer

Covered the White House and national affairs at large. Investigations included the workings of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which was ultimately disbanded by executive order; Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's travel, which sparked a federal investigation; and the financial operations of Newsweek Media Group and its affiliates.


Sirius XM, September 2016 - present


Fill-in radio host working with a partner and solo during three-hour live programs that include interviewing in-studio and remote guests, selecting and interacting with callers, commercial live reads and lively debate and analysis of breaking news and topics of widespread national and international interest.


Mic, January 2016 - August 2017

Senior Political Correspondent

Covered the race for the presidency and national affairs in breaking stories and analyses and via multimedia platforms including Facebook Live, Periscope, Snapchat, Tumblr, Twitter, Instagram and more. Guest appearances included C-SPAN Washington Journal, Politicon, and a variety of radio programming.

Co-host, "Special Relationship"

Explored the 2016 race from an international perspective in a joint podcast with The Economist from April to November via booking and interviewing expert guests, script-writing and editing and gathering sound in the field. Formats included straight interview, roundtable and long-form audio storytelling. Program selected by Poynter Institute readers as among the best political journalism of the electoral cycle.


The Boston Globe, October - December 2015


Contributed freelance coverage of the 2016 election via standalone stories and participation in liveblogs.


New York Daily News, April 2000 - September 2015

Political Correspondent, columnist and blogger

Reported, wrote, designed, and edited breaking and enterprise coverage of U.S. and New York State and City politics, spanning four presidentials, mayorals and gubernatorials, as well as races for Senate, Congress and local offices.

Extensive sourcing and proven ability to create new networks.

Specialized in liveblog reporting and anchoring.

Promoted and tracked story traffic via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Storify, Periscope, Vine and metrics programs.

Enhanced coverage with photography, video, audio, and primary-source documents, and provided video stand-ups, interviews, and voiceovers.

Knowledge of research and reporting tools including campaign finance databases, ScribbleLive, Scribd and GuideStar.

Broadcast appearances: CNN, MSNBC, FOX, CBS, NPR, BBC and ABC Canberra.

Guest lecturer, expert panelist, and debate questioner for Columbia and NYU Journalism Schools, NY1, 77 WABC and CUNY.

Other Coverage Areas: Education, NY State Capitol, crime, GA, rewrite and features.


The Providence Journal, May 1995 - March 2000

Staff Writer/Columnist

Covered government, law enforcement, U.S. Navy and Coast Guard, social services, education, and features on a breaking and enterprise basis.

Wrote colorful, widely read features column, “Culture Spy,” for statewide audience.



The Washington Times, The Washington Monthly, The Roanoke Times, The Atlantic



Brown University, Providence, RI: B.A., International Relations



Asian American Journalists Association

Journalism & Women Symposium

Online News Association

Newswomen's Club of New York

National Press Club

New York Legislative Correspondents Association Alumni

Past Executive Editor and former Alumni Trustee, The Brown Daily Herald

Languages: Conversational Russian and French

Photography and photo editing / montage


References Provided On Request