Resume

Experience

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

  • 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, Masters of Science in Journalism
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) as well as selected classes at Columbia Journalism School, the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), and the Mailman School of Public Health

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
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