Independent Journalist

  • Colombia/Venezuela stringer for USA Today. Work (Including print, photo, video, audio & fixing) for The New York Times, BBC, Al Jazeera, The Atlantic, VICE, Foreign Policy, Public Radio International, Poynter, Teen Vogue, The New Republic, Atlas Obscura, Refinery29, World Politics Review,  & More

Colombia Reports (Aug 2018-Feb 2019) | Medellín, Colombia

  • Reported on issues facing the Colombia for the country's largest English publication.

Pulliam Fellow
The Arizona Republic (May-Aug 2018) | Phoenix, Arizona

  • Reported and photographed stories on issues including poverty, immigration, education, homelessness and culture in Arizona. Worked in Tucson and on the Navajo Nation. Work featured by USA Today.

Headliners Team Member
National Press Club (Jan-May 2018) | Washington D.C.

  •  Worked with a team of around 20 D.C.-based reporters and editors at the National Press Club heading off their "Headliners" series. Put together community/public forums geared toward discussing and analyzing the biggest headlines of the day.

Investigative Reporter/Photographer
Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting (Aug 2017-Jan 2018) | U.S.-Mexico Border, Arizona-New Mexico

  • Hired for four months to work independently along the U.S.-Mexico border on data-based, multimedia-based project about the environmental impact of Trump's border wall. Story featured by HuffPost.

Washington D.C. Correspondent
Cronkite News/Arizona PBS (May-Aug 2017) | Washington D.C.

  • Covered immigration/border as a credentialed U.S. Capitol reporter in Washington D.C. Wrote, produced photo, video, graphics & social media.

International Reporter
Southwest Borderlands Initiative/Howard G. Buffett Foundation (Aug 2016 - May 2017) | Querétaro/Guanajuato, Mexico; Nogales, Arizona/Mexico

  • Investigated border, immigration, trade & human rights issues along the U.S.-Mexico border & embedded in Querétaro/Guanajuato, Mexico. Work published by USA Today & The Arizona Republic.

Investigative Reporting Intern for Responsive Politics (Jan-May 2018) | Washington D.C.

  • Investigated the Trump administration, the 2018 elections, dark money, the NRA, political advertising & more at award-winning journalism non-profit in Washington D.C. Stories featured by POLITICO, C-SPAN and various national outlets. Story printed in Congressional record.

Breaking News Reporting Intern
The Arizona Republic (Aug 2016 - May 2018 *Working for Breaking News Team on-and-off through 2017-18) | Phoenix, Arizona

  • Covered crime, courts & community news. Produced photo, video & graphics. Worked with public records. Work featured by USA Today. Brought on to cover #RedForEd, Trump rallies/riots in Phoenix, 2016 campaign and election day & immigration reform.

Editor, Reporter
The State Press (Aug 2014-May 2017) | Tempe, Arizona

  • Leader of digital student publication (120+ staff). Led desk of reporter covering Arizona State University. Since Fall 2014: Columnist, News Reporter, News Editor, Campus Life Editor, Digital Editor.



  • BBC
  • Al Jazeera
  • The Atlantic
  • USA Today
  • The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
  • Foreign Policy
  • VICE
  • Ponyter
  • Public Radio International
  • Teen Vogue
  • The New Republic
  • Atlas Obscura
  • C-SPAN
  • ThinkProgress
  • Refinery29
  • World Politics Review


  • News, Breaking and Enterprise Reporting
  • DSLR Photography
  • Videography
  • Spanish (Proficient)
  • Data Visualization/Excel
  • Adobe Suite Programs/Photo Mechanic
  • Public Records/9-90's
  • AP Style
  • Team Reporting


Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication | Arizona State University | 2014-18

  • 3.56 GPA
  • Bachelors: Multimedia Journalism | Certificate: Religion and Conflict

TEFL Certificate - 120+ Hours & Practicum

  • International TEFL Academy
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