Professional Experience

NJ Advance Media— Data Reporter

December 2019 - Present (Previous role: Breaking News Reporter)

  • Conduct data analytics, visualization, and reporting for myself and colleagues across a range of topics, including crime, education, health and government
  • Cover the court system in Morris and Middlesex County, including crime scene reporting, attending in-person and virtual hearings, requesting records and speaking with victims and their families
  • Write reported first-person articles on topics ranging from coronavirus testing, vaccine card replacement, and the Jon Bon Jovi highway rest stop

Patch — Local Editor

September 2016 - December 2019

  • Covered 21 communities in four counties, including social media plans and newsletter curation
  • Responsible for the creation and management of the Long Valley Patch Facebook Group
  • Launched the Edison-Metuchen Patch website
  • Winner of 7 internal Best Of Patch awards for excellent reporting

iMediaEthics — Investigative Reporter

January 2016 - August 2016 (Previous Title: Investigative Reporter Intern)

  • Completed investigations into two separate animal welfare fraud cases, resulting in the return of thousands of dollars of donations and the shuttering of a fraudulent news outlet
  • Provided reporting and research assistance to the Editor-In-Chief


  • Data: Mastery of Google Sheets and DataWrapper, proficiency in Excel, SQL and Canva.
  • Computer: Google Suite, Microsoft Office, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,, HootSuite, TweetDeck, SocialFlow, CrowdTangle, Chartbeat


The Pay Check — NJ Advance Media, published Jan. 2022

  • Created a first-of-its-kind database compiling and detailing police officer pay across New Jersey
  • Assisted in filing more than 1,000 records requests to every police department in the state
  • Compiled and analyzed a dataset of more than 24,000 police pay records, contracts, and timesheets for New Jersey’s local police departments using Google Sheets and SQL
  • Reported on the impact pay practices has on local communities through traditional articles, a comic, and social media


  • NJ Press Association: 
    • 2020 Best Audio. 
    • 2022: Best Web Project, The Pay Check
    • 2020 & 2021, multiple first and second-place awards for Staff Coverage. 
  • Certificate in the Minor for Journalism, signifying outstanding work at Marymount Manhattan College. 
  • Honor Society Membership: Lambda Pi Eta (Communication Arts); Omnicron Delta Kappa (Leadership), Alpha Chi (College Academics)


Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY —Communication Arts Major, Journalism Minor

  • Graduated: May 2016
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Academic Excellence, Academic Achievement, Student Leadership Scholarships
  • Peer Leader: co-taught a communication arts class for freshman