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Experience:

Washington correspondent, The Baltimore Sun, 2011 – present.

• Developed enterprise stories from Congress, the White House and federal agencies, with an emphasis on issues that affect Maryland.

• Lead reporter on federal immigration policy, campaign finance, the Supreme Court, the 2016 presidential election and the state’s congressional races.

Congress/watchdog reporter, USA TODAY, 2008 – 2011.

• Led coverage of the Affordable Care Act and the 2010 midterm election in both the paper and the politics blog.

• Responsible for enterprise/watchdog stories on lobbying and campaign finance.

City Hall reporter, The Baltimore Sun, 2005 – 2008.

• Wrote about politics, policy and the inner-workings of local government.

• Served as the paper’s lead campaign finance reporter for both state and local elections.

City Hall reporter, The Indianapolis Star, 2000 – 2001; 2003 – 2005.

• Covered budgets, politics and the building of Lucas Oil Stadium for the Indianapolis Colts.

• Worked as night editor, coordinating with reporters and the copy and design desks to strengthen the local report.

Enterprise/census reporter, The Indianapolis Star, 2002 – 2003.

• Used computer-assisted reporting to cover the census and campaign finance.

Education:

M.S. Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, 2002.
B.A. University of New York at Albany, 2000.