Bernard H. Ridder Fellow,
The Duluth News Tribune, Duluth, MN
Covered a murder investigation from the crime scene to pre-trial motions.
Published six front-page articles in seven weeks.
The Roanoke Times,
Flew in a four-seat Cessna to report on the elimination of the Virginia Tech
flight instruction program. Wrote city council, business and breaking news stories.
USA Today and USA Today.com,
Created databases and researched space shuttle flights for a package on the
Columbia space shuttle flight produced by the newspaper's special projects team.
Wrote stories, created Web pages for the travel section's Web site.
The St. Petersburg Times, Florida
Covered a D.C. sniper victim's memorial service and
profiled an entomology professor who examines bug splats in two of a few stories
written for the 331,905 circulation daily.
The Independent Florida Alligator,
September 2000 - Present
Witnessed an execution for the largest college newspaper in the nation.
Roll Call, Washington, DC
Helped break the story that irradiated mail could be linked to various illnesses
reported by Congressional aides. Wrote a variety of breaking news and features.