Freelance science and environment writer and editor, Chicago, IL
July 2014 – Present
I write for publications including Science, Scientific American, New York Times for Kids, and Audubon, among others.

Managing Editor,, New York, NY
July 2013 – July 2014
I maintained the online editorial calendar, oversaw contracts and the online budget, assigned and edited enterprise stories, columns, and blog posts, built and managed relationships with partner organizations, and posted to social media.

Senior Editor/Web Manager, Audubon, New York, NY
July 2011 – July 2013
I wrote and edited stories for the bi-monthly publication, including some departments and the website. I also wrote the Green Guru column and oversaw the research department.

Senior Editor, Audubon, New York, NY
September 2009 – July 2011
I pitched, reported, assigned, edited, and wrote stories and blog posts for the magazine and its website, and oversaw the research department.

Associate Editor, Audubon, New York, NY
October 2007 – September 2009
I oversaw the research department and wrote stories and blog posts for the magazine.

Associate Editor, Plenty Magazine, New York, NY
January 2007 – October 2007
Plenty was a bi-monthly environmental lifestyle publication.

My 2010 Audubon story, “Band of Brothers,” was selected as a notable submission to The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011.

FEMA, Emergency Management Program Specialist, Chicago, IL
January 2004 – August 2005
I administered grants for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and coordinated environmental compliance for project proposals.

FEMA, Disaster Assistance Employee, Environmental Specialist, Chicago, IL
November 2002 – January 2004
I traveled to disaster areas to inform local municipalities of environmental regulations required for reimbursement.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Research Assistant, Woods Hole, MA
Summer 2001
I researched ancient ocean processes and wrote abstracts for the American Geophysical Union meetings in 2001 and 2003.

New York University, New York, NY
December 2006
M.A. Journalism, Certificate in Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting (SHERP)

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
May 2002
B.A. Earth and Environmental Science, Certificate in Environmental Studies