January 2016 – Present
The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington, D.C.
● Communications Manager
March 2011 – January 2016
The Associated Press, Washington, D.C.
● Staff Writer
● Social Media Producer
● Radio Producer
● Editorial Assistant
June 2007 – February 2011
Gannett Company, Inc./The Journal News ,White Plains, N.Y.
● Staff Reporter
January 2007 – May 2007
The Los Angeles Times- D.C. Bureau, Washington, D.C.
● New Intern
June 2006 – August 2006
Wall Street Journal, New York, N.Y.
● Technology Intern
January 2006 – May 2006
Washington Post. Newsweek. Interactive. (WashingtonPost.com), Arlington, Va.
● Business and Technology Intern
June 2003 – August 2003
CNN, Atlanta, Ga.
● Guest Bookings Intern
MA in Communication
The Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.
Tentative Graduation: December 2019
BA in Journalism, Business Administration Minor
Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship
National Press Foundation, Washington, D.C.
2014 – 2015
Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP) Emerging Journalist Fellowship
Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS), Snowbird, Utah
Society of Professional Journalists’ Reporters Institute
The Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, Florida
The Rodgers Visit Program
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley, California
The New York Times Student Journalism Institute
The New York Times, New Orleans, Louisiana
Awards & Honors
The KAKEHASHI Project, 2017
Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE)
Award for Excellence, Distinguished Breaking News, 2008
New York Newspaper Publishers Association
Robert Asher-Washington Post Award, 2007
School of Communications, Howard University
Sigma Delta Chi Foundation of Washington, D.C. Scholarship, 2006- 2007
Washington, D.C. Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists