I’m trying to interview a costumed man protesting against frac sand mining. Photo by Kate Golden.

Journalism Experience:

Now: I received my master’s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (YAY!) and I am working as a contributing reporter for the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, freelancing for several science news publications, and looking for more opportunities to write about interesting and important stuff.

May 2012-May 2013: Reporting Intern, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

Sept 2011-May 2013: Book Project Research Assistant for Deborah Blum, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Oct 2011-May 2012: Externship with Discovery News

Summer 2007: Research Communication Intern for the Alaska Marine Conservation Council

2003-2007: Sex Columnist for the William and Mary newspaper: The Flat Hat

Research Experience:

2009-2011: Vegetation Mapping Crew Leader with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

The Mojave Desert in bloom

Summer 2009: Field Crew Leader with the Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition

Winter 2008-09: Botanist with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Summer 2008: Vegetation Technician for the Central Alaska Network of the National Parks Service in Denali National Park, Alaska

Fall 2007-Spring 2008: Plant Ecology Research Intern at Archbold Biological Station

A seasonal pond in the Florida scrub.


The University of Wisconsin, Madison.
MA in Science Journalism, May 2013

The College of William and Mary,
Bachelor of Science, May 2007
Majors: Biology and Environmental Science

References available upon request