I'm an experienced, collaborative team leader with degrees in journalism and data science and a passion for communicating technical subjects in an easy-to-understand style.
Investigative Reporters & Editors
Interim executive director, Jan. 2021 - present
Deputy executive director, Jan. 2020 - present
Senior training director, Aug. 2017 - Jan. 2020
Training director, Aug. 2016 - Aug. 2017
Institute for Nonprofit News
Director of training, Sept. 2015-Aug. 2016
Interim executive director, April - Sept. 2015
Director of data services, June 2013-April 2015
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Data/investigative editor, May 2010-June 2013
Investigative reporter, Nov 2006-May 2010
Reporter, June-Nov. 2006
The Morning News of Northwest Arkansas
Education & city hall reporter, Oct. 2003-May 2006
MS in Data Science & Analytics, University of Missouri, 2019
Emphasis in data visualization and human-centered design.
Courses in R, Python, statistics, machine learning, data visualization and data ethics.
BA in Journalism/Physics
University of Arkansas, 2003
Double major in journalism and physics.
Worked at school newspaper for four years, including one year as managing editor and one year as editor.
Graduated magna cum laude, GPA 3.6
Writing & communications
Data analysis & visualization using R, Python, Tableau, SQL, Excel
Basic web design
Documentation & training
Remote work (2013 - present)