WBAI-FM, September 2018 - present
Produce and present a weekly live drive-time program, “Driving Forces,” featuring guests and callers debating national, state, and city politics and public policy. Report, script, and anchor special coverage, including White House, Congressional, and election-related events. Write and present fundraising pitches; secure donor premiums.
Glamour, April 2018 - January 2019
Covered national politics, elections and public policy, including issues of particular importance to women, for the print and digital editions of one of Condé Nast's oldest and best-read titles. Special interests include government transparency, public corruption, voting law, election administration and campaign finance.
Sirius XM, 2016 - 2018
Guest hosted, solo or with a partner, three-hour live programs that included booking and interviewing in-studio and remote guests, providing analysis of breaking news and topics of national and international interest, interacting with callers, and presenting commercial live reads.
Newsweek, September 2017 - February 2018
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; and an examination of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's travel practices, which sparked a federal inquiry. I was dismissed, along with my editor-in-chief and executive editor, while assigned to probe the financial operations of Newsweek Media Group.
Mic, January 2016 - August 2017
Covered the 2016 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, Politicon, and U.S. and international radio.
Explored the 2016 race from an international perspective as co-host of a popular pop-up podcast selected by Poynter Institute readers as among the best political journalism of the electoral cycle. Show formats ranged from straight interviews to roundtable chats and long-form audio storytelling. Technical responsibilities included booking prominent expert guests, script-writing and editing, and gathering sound in the field.
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
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, 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.
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
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 lifestyles section.
The Washington Times, The Washington Monthly, The Roanoke Times, The Atlantic
Brown University, Providence, RI: B.A., International Relations (Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Global Security)
MEMBERSHIPS, SKILLS, AND INTERESTS
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
References Provided On Request