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Professional Experience

 

Glamour, April 2018 - present

Senior Political Reporter

Covering national politics, elections and public policy, including issues of particular interest to women, for the print and digital editions of one of Condé Nast's oldest and best-read titles. Areas of special interest include government transparency, public corruption, voting law, election administration and campaign finance. 

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Sirius XM, September 2016 - present

Host

Guest host, solo or with a partner, for three-hour live programs that include 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.

 

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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; 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.

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Mic, January 2016 - August 2017

Senior Political Correspondent

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.

Co-host, "Special Relationship from Mic and The Economist"

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.

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The Boston Globe, October - December 2015

Correspondent

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

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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, 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.

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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 lifestyles section.

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REPORTING INTERNSHIPS

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

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EDUCATION

Brown University, Providence, RI: B.A., International Relations (Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Global Security)

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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

Photography and photo editing / montage

Dachshundist

References Provided On Request

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