DETROIT ENTERPRISE/INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER
Pitch short-term, midterm and long investigative
Co-authored a series of investigative stories that spurred investigations into Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan’s ties to a nonprofit’s director.
DETROIT WATCHDOG REPORTER
April 2017 - April 2018
Detroit Free Press
Launched a series of ongoing investigative projects and stories into Detroit's demolition program, which is under federal investigation.
Led the Free Press' accountability reporting on how well city leadership and government is serving residents.
Report critical issues arising in the community.
Incorporated in-depth data analysis in quick turn enterprise projects, as well as longer term investigative reports.
Maintained a social networking presence to reach audiences across multiple platforms.
BREAKING NEWS REPORTER
March 2014 - April 2017
Detroit Free Press
Cover a variety of stories, crossing multiple beats including crime, federal courts, business, city hall and features.
Equipped with video and digital skills, including the use of a variety of social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Periscope, Instagram and more.
Ranked as one of the paper’s top page view earners, with high engagement numbers among readers.
Led coverage of multiple nationally covered stories, including the landmark same-sex marriage decision, Flint water crisis, Detroit Public Schools corruption and the Kalamazoo, Mich. mass shooting.
Trained to use a variety of content sharing platforms and web analytic programs, such as Chartbeat and Adobe Analytics.
Regularly sought out to offer expertise in television and radio appearances and community engagements.
June 2012 - March 2014
The Ann Arbor News
Increased Ypsilanti page views more than 175 percent from June 2012 to June 2013, with comprehensive coverage encompassing business, education, crime, municipal and human interest stories.