Independent Journalist
(Aug 2018-Present) | Colombia, Guatemala, Peru, Mexico, U.S.-Mexico border, & Colombia-Venezuela border

  • Work (Including print, photo, video, audio & research) for National Geographic, The Washington Post, The New York Times, BBC, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Thomson Reuters Foundation, The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, El País, la Repubblica, Poynter, VICE, Public Radio International, Voice of America, Christian Science Monitor, Atlas Obscura, & More
  • Colombia/Venezuela stringer for USA Today. 

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.

Investigative Reporting Fellow 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.

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.

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.



  • News, Breaking and Enterprise Reporting
  • Photography - Reporting and Editing
  • Videography - Reporting and Editing
  • Audio - Reporting and Editing
  • Spanish (Fluent)
  • Fixing
  • Data Visualization/Excel
  • Adobe Suite Programs/Photo Mechanic
  • Public Records/9-90's
  • AP Style
  • First Aid, Risk Prevention & Crisis Reporting
  • Team Reporting
  • Translation & Fixing


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

  • Bachelors: Multimedia Journalism | Certificate: Religion and Conflict

Dart Center For Journalism and Trauma & Columbia Journalism School - Reporting Safety In Crisis Zone/HEFAT Training

  • Funded by scholarship from Rory Peck Trust, the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation and the ACOS Alliance

TEFL Certificate - 120+ Hours & Practicum

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