Resume

Experience

Bloomberg
Health Care Reporter (Bloomberg Digital, Businessweek)
2013 — 2016

  • Conceive, report, and write news and features for daily global business website and weekly magazine
  • Report on all aspects of health care, including business, policy, economics, and science
  • Publish two to five stories online per week while managing long-term enterprise projects
  • Create graphics to enhance storytelling online
  • Collaborate with colleagues from news wire, radio, TV, and data visualization to tell stories across media
  • Speak at conferences and moderate panels
  • Break news on major running stories such as Obamacare; Zika; Ebola; and hospital safety lapses, including leading coverage of contaminated medical devices that spread superbugs
  • Contributed to re-launch of Bloomberg.com in 2015, a major overhaul of the company’s web presence
  • Stories have been syndicated in newspapers nationally, including Newark Star-Ledger and Minneapolis StarTribune

Small Business Editor, interim (Businessweek.com)
2014

  • Acted as editor of the small business section of Businessweek.com, managing staff writer and freelancer

Small Business Reporter (Businessweek.com, Bloomberg Businessweek)
2008 — 2013

  • Covered small business and entrepreneurship online and for print magazine
  • Focused on finance coverage, including the consequences of the financial crisis and recession on small business; federal efforts to revive lending to Main Street firms; and the resurgence of venture capital
  • Contributed to re-launch of Bloomberg Businessweek following the magazine’s 2009 sale to Bloomberg

Intern, Contractor (Businessweek.com)
S
ummer 2007 — Spring 2008

TimesLedger Newspapers (Queens, N.Y.)
Reporter
July 2005 — May 2007

  • Covered community news for chain of 14 weekly local newspapers, including daily breaking news online
  • Focused on education beat, including award-winning investigative pieces examining school crowding

Education

Columbia University
Knight-Bagehot Fellow
Aug. 2016 — May 2017

  • Awarded a selective fellowship for mid-career business reporters to study for a year at Columbia
  • Coursework includes classes at Columbia Business School (corporate finance, accounting, statistics, economics, modern political economy) and Columbia Journalism School (data journalism)
  • Expected degree upon completion in May 2017: Masters of Science in Journalism

Boston University College of Communication
Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Concentration in English; Summa Cum Laude
2001-2005

  • 3.65 GPA (out of 4); Dean’s List (2001-2003); Trustee Scholarship (full-tuition merit); National Merit Scholarship
  • Spent three years writing and editing for independent student paper (The Daily Free Press); covered legalization of gay marriage in Massachusetts; city politics and crime; John Kerry presidential campaign
  • Undergraduate internships: City Limits magazine (Summer 2003, New York) and The Sunday Tribune (Fall 2004, Dublin, Ireland)

Skills

  • Conceiving, reporting, and writing news stories and features
  • Editing for structure and clarity; copy editing; headline writing; web production
  • Reading and understanding scientific journal articles, including medical trials
  • Software: Bloomberg Terminal; Excel; WordPress; Adobe InCopy; Photoshop (basic)
  • Research: SEC filings; PACER court records; Census; PubMed; federal and state open records law

Awards

  • American Society of Business Publication Editors, 2009: web special section for BusinessWeek.com
  • 2nd place, In-depth Reporting, New York Press Association, 2006: Sean Bell shooting coverage
  • 3rd place, General Excellence, Suburban Newspapers of America, 2006: TimesLedger
  • 3rd place, In-depth Reporting, Suburban Newspapers of America, 2006: Report on school overcrowding