Resume

 
Work​
experience​
Financial Planning: Contributing Editor

​2017- Present

 

Edits articles for Financial Planning and On Wall Street. Optimizes articles, headlines and tags according to SEO best practices. Frequent topics include the fiduciary rule, tax planning, tax reform, retirement planning, robo advisors, financial regulation and private arbitration.

New York University: Adjunct Faculty

Present

Advises graduate students in the Business & Economic Reporting program on internships and careers. Arranges guest speakers and recruiter visits.        

Freelance Writer and Researcher

2017- Present

I write MBA case studies on ethics and leadership for Columbia Business School professors. I also work on research projects about the journalism industry and have contributed articles to Inc. magazine and the Columbia Journalism Review.

U.S. News & World Report: Contributing Writer

​2017-2018

 

Wrote weekly column on personal finance, behavioral economics and investing. Built large source-network of financial planners.

Fortune: Contributing Writer

​2017

 

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

2016

 

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

2012-2014

 

Co-taught “Covering the Economy” course and mentored graduates through job searches.

CNNMoney: Senior Online Writer

2010-2014

 

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.

Awards

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

Skills

AP-style editing.

 

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.

Education
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

Knight-Bagehot Fellowship

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

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