Resume


EXPERIENCE

The Hill – Washington, D.C.
April 2014 – Present
Staff Reporter

  • Cover the House of Representatives, establishing expertise on the politics of both the GOP conference and Democratic caucus.
  • Write multiple breaking news stories daily under time pressure in a fast-paced newsroom, as well as longer-form stories analyzing lawmaker coalitions, leadership strategy, personalities and policy.
  • Develop an understanding of a wide range of policy and political issues as they come before Congress, translating complex debates and legislative processes for a wide national audience.
  • Monitor the House floor for news and viral moments, generating thousands of social media shares for individual stories.
  • Offer analysis on radio and television networks, including C-SPAN, NPR, BBC and SiriusXM.

CQ Roll Call – Washington, D.C.
January 2013 – April 2014 (1 year 3 months)
Staff Reporter

  • Reported on economic policy on Capitol Hill, including the 2013 government shutdown and budget deal.
  • Provided concise summaries of bills and amendments for CQ.com’s legislative tracking database.
  • Contributed posts to securities and banking regulations blog.

Fox News Channel – Williamsburg, Virginia
August – December 2012 (4 months)
Campus Intern

  • Reported articles about the 2012 campaign and its aftermath geared toward a national collegiate audience.

Fox News Channel – Washington, D.C.
December 2011 – August 2012 (9 months)
Capitol Hill Intern

  • Wrote 40 articles for the Fox News website, 15 of which were featured on the front page.
  • Drafted daily scripts for Fox News Radio.
  • Monitored committee hearings, press conferences and stakeouts on Capitol Hill, reporting to senior producer. Helped develop stories through lawmaker interviews.

The Hill – Washington, D.C.
January – August 2011 (8 months)
Editorial Intern

  • Bylined 61 articles, including many reproduced or cited in The Washington Post, ABC News, USA Today, The Huffington Post and The Atlantic.
  • Interviewed members of Congress, contributing to coverage of the debt limit debate and Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’s surprise return for the final vote.
  • Wrote articles for special features, including restaurant reviews and the annual “50 Most Beautiful People on Capitol Hill” list.
  • Assisted editors and reporters with fact-checking, transcribing interviews, reviewing financial disclosures and legislative research.

EDUCATION

College of William & Mary – Williamsburg, Virginia
Bachelor of Arts in Government, Aug. 2009 – Dec. 2012

Foreign language ability: Spanish

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