I was previously the Washington Correspondent for Food Safety News and I’ve also worked for NPR’s Science Desk and the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory.
I earned my bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University’s the Medill School of Journalism a few years ago. I was born and raised in central Maryland and then lived in Illinois, Scotland and Washington (state) before returning to my original stomping ground.
Thanks to Food Safety News, a lot of my clips cover the Food Safety Modernization Act, antibiotic resistance, ag appropriations bills, international trade agreements, and outbreaks of foodborne illness.
I’ve also written about a palliative care scarcity, where to land a rover on Mars, Maurice Sendak’s Jewish heritage, the U.S. lion meat trade, the history of the “Keep Calm and Carry On” poster, the ghosts of an old hotel, and using scuba to help veterans (to name a few).
Here’s hoping that my portfolio gives you a glimpse of both my abilities and the breadth of my interests. After all, I wanted to become a journalist so that I could keep learning new things and writing about them.
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