My Work

As an early-career journalist I have experience in service journalism, photo posts, general interest and news. I have written for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Washingtonian Magazine, Tidewater Review, and William & Mary News. Below you will find a small sampling of my work.

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Recovery Road: The Heroin and Opiate Epidemic in Virginia

An in-depth look at the effects of the Heroin and Opiate Epidemic on Virginia Youth

Washingtonian Magazine

Want Your Daughter to Run for Office One Day? Here Are 3 Summer Camps That Will Get Her Started.

Political Summer Camps for Girls 

This article originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of Washingtonian.

Illustration by Michele Melcher

13th’s Cinematographer Talks About Making a Film About Prisons Beautiful

George Mason professor Hans Charles worked on Ava DuVernay's Academy Award-nominated documentary.

Cinematographer Hans Charles on the set of the Academy

Award-nominated documentary "13th." Photo courtesy of Hans Charles.

Illustration by Britt Spencer

Forget Being an Uber Driver. Dog-Sitting Is the New Side Hustle.

Your exhausted-looking coworker might be one of thousands of Washingtonians heading home to a houseful of other people’s dogs.

This article originally appeared in the January 2017 issue of Washingtonian. 

There’s Been a “Pretty Great Girl Gang in the Back of the Plane”

CBS News reporter Nancy Cordes talks about covering Hillary Clinton.

66 Years Ago Today, President Truman Survived an Assassination Attempt at Blair House

Today in History Photo Essay

 Photo by Carol M. Highsmith. via Library of Congress

Weekend Food Events: Food History Festival, a Boo-zy Halloween Brunch

Listicle for Washingtonian Food Section

Image taken from Washingtonian.com Photo courtesy Central.

African American Athletes of the 1936 Olympics Were Finally Honored in DC

1936 African American Olympians honored in new documentary Olympic Pride, American Prejudice.

Image taken from Washingtonian.com Photo by Evy Mages.

How One Writer Told the Story of the New African American History Museum

Usually, teams of writers take on a museum this big. Mabel O. Wilson wrote about it herself.

Image taken from Washingtonian.com Photo courtesy of Smithsonian Books.

How History Museums Around the US Have Presented the African American Experience

A look at regional museums throughout the nation exploring the African American Experience in light of the new

Smithsonian Museum.

Le Musée de f.p.c. in New Orleans. Photo courtesy of Mckenna Family.

William & Mary News

 Ifill to students: 'Expand the conversation'

PBS NewsHour Host Gwen Ifill speaks to William & Mary Students about the effects of the media in today's landscape.

New course allows undergrads to explore issues in K-12 education

A new course offered through the William & Mary School of Education and Arts & Sciences enables undergraduates to learn how faculty members study complex educational issues.

Tree to Mountain: Student curators install new Muscarelle exhibition

William & Mary students help to  curate a new exhibition opening at the Muscarelle Museum of Art  showcasing more than two dozen works from Japanese printmaking artist Tōshi Yoshida.