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 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
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.
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
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.
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 audience.
The Washington Times, The Washington Monthly, The Roanoke Times, The Atlantic
Brown University, Providence, RI: B.A., International Relations
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