Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich., attended 2013
B.S., journalism and political science
Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Mich., graduated 2011
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Debtwire Municipals | Acuris | October 2013-present
Municipal bond reporter and Debtwire Investigations team reporter | New York, NY
Covering the municipal bond market, with nationwide focus on cities and states, higher education, senior living, infrastructure, transportation, project finance, and public-private partnerships.
Producing daily content
Specializing in fixed income, politics, distressed debt, bankruptcy and restructuring, municipal credit analysis, state and local finance, primary and secondary market activity
Green Bay Press-Gazette | Press-Gazette Media/Gannett Co., Inc.| August 2012-April 2013
Politics and general assignment reporter | Green Bay, Wisc.
Led 2012 election coverage, localized state and federal politics for community audience
Covered several municipalities
Published digital and mobile content, shooting and editing photos and video shorts
Named newsroom Employee of the Month for November 2012 election coverage
Post-Tribune | Sun-Times Media Group | Gary, Ind.
May 2012 to July 2012 | Nighttime public safety reporter
Covered crime, environment and transportation issues in Northwest Indiana
MLive Media Group | The Grand Rapids Press and The Saginaw News, August, 2011 to May, 2012 | Grand Rapids and Saginaw, Mich.
Gongwer News Service, September to December, 2008 | Lansing, Mich.
Central Michigan Life | Mount Pleasant, Mich.
2006-2008, 2010-2011 | Senior reporter, editorial board member
Specialized in political, investigative and deadline reporting on political and university administration beats
Established Freedom of Information skills, submitting numerous requests
- investigative and deadline reporting, mobile journalism, computer assisted reporting, Blogger, WordPress, Movable Type, Saxotech, photography, videography, and editing, social media and community interaction, Associated Press style, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, Apple iMovie, Final Cut Pro.
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