Las Vegas, NV
with extensive versatility and experience that includes
breaking news, long features, investigative journalism,
sports, travel, business and computer-assisted reporting.
Work includes datelines from China, Cambodia, Vietnam,
Denmark, South Korea, Switzerland, Canada, Britain and
across the U.S.
Also, instructor of COM
250, basic newswriting and gathering, at University of
Credits include Newsweek,
New York Times, Time,
Globe,The Daily Beast, AOL News, The Daily, L.A. Weekly,
Science Monitor, Chicago
News & World Report, San
Francisco Chronicle, People, Wired,
Los Angeles Times, Denver Post, Reuters,
Travel + Leisure, Baltimore
Inquirer, America West, The
Advocate, Out, Genre, TimeOut New York, Editor
& Publisher, South China Morning Post, Korea Herald,
Today, chief China stringer: Covered
China for nation’s largest daily. Includes coverage
of the US-China spy-plane stand-off, Chinese basketball
players coming to the NBA, AIDS, the 2008 Olympic bid, intellectual
property rights theft and President Bush’s post-Sept.
11 visit to Shanghai. Returned to cover SARS in 2003.
Florida Sun-Sentinel, staff writer:
Growth reporter. Broke several national stories related
to the taking of the 2000 Census. Also covered voting problems
on election night in Palm Beach County, Fla., becoming among
the first to report on the butterfly ballot controversy.
Vegas Review-Journal, staff writer:
Covered education and county government in the nation’s
| Rockford Register
Star, staff writer: Covered cops,
courts, local government and GA.
Medill School of Journalism, Bachelor of Science in 1994.
"Reporting on Sex, Sexuality and Pop Culture"
University of Maryland
at College Park
Fellow for program on covering health care and sexual
| VARIOUS HONORS
- Finalist, Best
Newspaper Article, 2010 GLAAD Media Awards, for a
7,000-word investigative piece on the suicide of
a transgender L.A. Times sportswriter.
- Nevada Press Association,
best non-staff columnist, 2009 for Las
Vegas Weekly column, "The Strip Sense."
- New York Press Association,
religion coverage: For coverage of gay
Catholic conference in Vegas. 2004.
of the News, Community Writing:
For coverage of the 2000 census from the Sun-Sentinel.
Top of the News, Enterprise Reporting:
For computer-assisted analysis in 2000 of property value
changes in Palm Beach County, Fla., from the Sun-Sentinel.
- Nevada Press Association,
For 1997 fight for access to an audit of Clark County
(Nev.) School District’s special education practices.
- Best of Gannett,
Enterprise: For 1995 expose on biker-gang war.
- Hearst Foundation
National Writing Championship:
1994 champion of three-day writing and reporting competition
held in San Francisco for top finishers in that year’s
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