Editorial Associate, The Foundation Center New York, NY (11/11-present)
Worked as Editorial Assistant from 2/11-11/11, conducting database research and updating company records for the Corporate Philanthropy department.
Staff Writer, Able News New York, NY (8/09-present) Report and write articles about transportation accessibility, community advocacy and nonprofit services for people with disabilities.
Blogger, Transportation Access New York, NY (3/09-present)
Research, report and write investigative articles about transportation accessibility for people with disabilities in New York City.
Enumerator, The U.S. Census Bureau Brooklyn, NY (4/10-7/10) Interviewed Brooklyn residents to collect federal demographic statistics.
Research/Awards Assistant, The Sidney Hillman Foundation New York, NY (1/10-5/11)
Reviewed applications for annual and monthly investigative journalism awards; provided documentary research assistance.
Editorial Intern, BusinessWeek.com New York, NY (6/07-9/07)
Reported and wrote stories for the Careers and News sections, wrote captions for slideshows, edited reader comments and attended editorial staff meetings.
Reporting Intern, New York Daily News New York, NY (12/06-6/07)
Reported on breaking news, including accidents, tragedies, celebration, tributes, press conferences and public opinion, and wrote enterprise stories.
Reporter and Photographer, Courier-Life Publications Brooklyn, NY (1/06-12/06)
Reported on community groups, development projects, local politics, business and the environment, and took photos. Wrote eight to ten articles per week from 2/06 to 9/06.
Reporter and Editor, The Queens Ledger/ Brooklyn Star Maspeth, NY (7/04-12/05)
Covered City Council meetings, trash disposal policies, crime and news; wrote editorials, took photos, compiled calendar events and designed pages using Adobe PageMaker.
Copy Editor, Vantage Press New York, NY (2/05-9/05)
Edited manuscripts using the Chicago Manual of Style; wrote content for book covers.
Editorial Intern, The Village Voice New York, NY (9/04-12/04)
Conducted database research and interviews for Senior Editor Wayne Barrett.
Correspondent, The York Dispatch York, PA (5/04-7/04)
Reported on township and school board meetings for a 30,000-circulation daily paper.
The Writers' Institute (Fellowship) New York, NY
The Graduate Center at CUNY May 2012
Concentration: Creative Nonfiction
City University of New York New York, NY
Graduate School of Journalism December 2007
Master of Arts G.P.A. 3.67
Concentration: Interactive Media; Business and Economics
Capstone: A multimedia project about flooding impacts in New York City.
Eugene Lang College, The New School New York, NY
Bachelor of Arts May 2003
Concentration: Social and Historical Inquiry G.P.A. 3.62
Thesis: The History of the Twentieth Century Biological Arms Race
Knowledge of Adobe Flash CS3 and Pagemaker, Dreamweaver, Final Cut Express, Microsoft Word and Excel, LexisNexis, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Quark and Soundslides.