I report on health and the environment. But I got my start reporting on everything.
At Princeton, I covered campus social media, architectural controversy, and Talmudic debates. I took a work-study job in the humanities office just to get closer to journalism professors. It paid off: I twice-won Princeton's Ferris Prize for Exceptional Reporting – nominated by John McPhee, Laura Secor, and Amy Ellis Nutt.
I got my Master's at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism in May 2021. There, my environmental policy coverage won the White House Correspondents Association Student Scholarship. I was also one of five recipients nationwide of the Taylor Blakeslee Fellowship from the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, and the sole recipient of the National Press Club's Feldman Fellowship.
In summer 2020, my fellowship plans with the Human Rights Center (reporting on a copper mine in Norway) were sidetracked. Instead, I stayed local, covering breaking news as a metro reporter for The San Francisco Chronicle. My print features have appeared in The New York Times, Yale Climate Connections, Earth Island Journal, and more. My radio work has aired on KQED's California Report Magazine and Morning Edition, as well as KALW Crosscurrents.
When I'm not reporting, producing, or experimenting with sound design, you can find me biking around the Bay or practicing my stand-up bass.