I am currently a reporting fellow with The New York Times Food desk. Before that, I freelanced full time, was a content producer for Alaska Press Club and was chosen as an inaugural fellow for the Hechinger Report’s Local News Fellowship to pursue a piece about how climate change is wreaking havoc on the nation’s aging school infrastructure.
I spent two years reporting on breaking news, education and local government on the Kenai Peninsula for the daily, regional paper, the Peninsula Clarion — where I also wrote a weekly cooking column. While at the Clarion in 2019, I was selected for Education Week’s yearlong Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship to complete a multimedia project on education in rural Alaska. In 2020, I interned with High Country News Magazine and created and edited web and social content as a digital producer for KTVA-11 News in Anchorage.
My senior capstone project, The Spenardian, evolved into an award-winning hyperlocal news blog and magazine for Anchorage, Alaska’s Spenard neighborhood, from 2016 through 2019.