Background + education


April 2016-present
Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University: Director

March 2014-August 2015
The Tennessean/TN Media: Vice president/news and executive editor

August 2013-September 2014
Gannett Co.: Special assignment to companywide ‘Picasso’ newsroom reinvention program

November 2011-February 2014
Detroit Free Press: Assistant managing editor/digital media

March 2011-November 2011
Detroit Free Press: Director of digital audience development

October 2010-February 2011 Real-time Engagement Officer

May 2009-September 2010 Community Director

Dec. 2005 to April 2009  
The Ann Arbor News: Business Team Leader,  Business Reporter

Jan. 2004 to Nov. 2005    
Lansing State Journal/USA TODAY: Business Reporter/Michigan Correspondent

Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
Master of Science in journalism; December 2003

Central Michigan University
Bachelor of Science in journalism/broadcasting, magna cum laude; December 2002

Spring 2004-Spring 2014
Chapter advisor and financial advisor Alpha Chi Omega at Michigan State University (nonprofit)

Province Collegiate Chair, Michigan, Alpha Chi Omega

Judge, College Media Association Pinnacle awards

Advisory board member, Project Facet

National advisor, The Colorado Media Project

Lead organizer, Online News Association New Jersey

Advisory board member, Montclair Local

Recent awards + more
Women who are making democracy stronger (Democracy Fund)
-2018 MediaShift20 Top 20 Digital Media Innovator
-Visionary Voice award from New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault
-Online News Association 2013 finalist, topical reporting (large division). Led team that produced daily public corruption trial live blog.
-2010 Associated Press news writing award, Division III, breaking news.
-2008 Associated Press news writing award, Division III, public service.

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