CNN Business: Senior Editor
November 2018 - Present
Coaches writers on how to use SEC filings, government data, historical archives and MBA case studies to improve the depth of their reporting. Led a cross-functional team to produce the site's top stories by both traffic and reader engagement.
New York University: Adjunct Faculty
Advises graduate students in the Business & Economic Reporting program on internships and careers. Arranges guest speakers and recruiter visits.
Financial Planning: Contributing Editor
Edited articles for Financial Planning and On Wall Street. Optimized articles, headlines and tags according to SEO best practices. Frequent topics included the fiduciary rule, tax planning, tax reform, retirement planning, robo advisors, financial regulation and private arbitration.
Freelance Writer and Researcher
I wrote MBA case studies on ethics and leadership for Columbia Business School professors. I also worked on research projects about the journalism industry and contributed articles to Inc. magazine and the Columbia Journalism Review.
U.S. News & World Report: Contributing Writer
Wrote weekly column on personal finance, behavioral economics and investing. Built large source-network of financial planners.
Fortune: Contributing Writer
Reported and wrote breaking news and enterprise stories related to the U.S. economy and financial markets. Topics included monetary policy, tax reform, macroeconomic data, academic studies, and the gender wage gap.
The New York Times: Reporting Fellow
Reported and wrote breaking news and enterprise articles about U.S. airlines and Tesla. Interviewed C-Suite executives, union leadership, workers and consumers to develop original story ideas related to transportation topics.
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism: Adjunct
Co-taught “Covering the Economy” course and mentored graduates through job searches.
CNNMoney: Senior Online Writer
Led CNNMoney’s digital coverage of economic news and the Federal Reserve during the recovery from the Great Recession. Wrote breaking
news articles and developed interactive data visualizations on economic topics. Also launched #YourEconomy, a crowdsourcing tool.
2014 EPPY Award
For best use of social media and crowdsourcing by a site with 1M+ unique monthly visitors
2014 SABEW Goldschmidt Fellow
2012 SABEW Best in Business
Award for breaking news coverage
2010 SABEW Best in Business
Award for feature story
Digital traffic analytics using Chartbeat and Omniture.
Regression analysis using Microsoft Excel and Minitab.
Online publishing via CMS and Wordpress.
Data visualization using Excel, HighCharts and DataWrapper.
Basic video and photo editing.
Columbia Business School
Master of Business Administration 2015-2017
Dean’s Honors (Top 25% of graduating class)
George A. Wiegers Fellowship
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
M.S. Journalism 2014-2015
Charles University in Prague
East & Central European Studies (non-degree) 2008-2009
Rotary Ambassadorial Fellowship
Arizona State University
B.A. Journalism and Mass Communication 2005-2008