Business Insider: Voices of Color Editor
March 2021 - Present
Editor and senior reporter for Voices of Color, soon-to-relaunch platform amplifying underrepresented perspectives in news, entertainment, art, and culture. Leading a team of reporters and producers to enterprise in-depth, multimedia content that forwards the conversation of race and social justice.
The Guardian: Reporter
January 2020 - February 2021
Specialized reporter, producer, and on-air talent leading coverage via daily news analysis, enterprise/long form news features, multimedia content production for podcast and film as well as editing and commissioning of freelance/contributors to contextualize intersection of race and national affairs, public health, social justice and the 2020 presidential election. Pitched, produced and featured in recognized Black Voting Power film series.
Field Producer & Reporter (Contract)
May 2019 - December 2019
Contract journalist assigned productions unpacking race and environmental policy, politics and social justice as well as audio production and consultancy for outlets including but not limited to Grist, The Daily Beast, and CGTN. Responsibilities included field reporting, video, audio production and photography.
HuffPost: Podcast Producer & Reporter
April 2018-February 2019
Led revamp of Huffpost news podcast, including lead producer for pilot politics show. Collaborated with and editorially guided enterprise audiovisual content. Trained reporters in field production, and contributed to reporting on race, identity and the Caribbean.
Public Radio International: Editor & Reporter
April 2017-April 2018
Multimedia editor/reporter for Global Nation, covering immigration, higher education and identity. Edited freelance contributors and reporters. Additional correspondence for the Caribbean, providing breaking news, features and long-form reporting.
PBS NewsHour: Digital Reporter & Producer
Creator and lead producer for Race Matters, exploring identity and culture, as well as education. Managed freelance reporters and social media engagement. Led online coverage of civil uprisings and identity reporting for 2016 presidential election. Occasional Caribbean correspondence.
National Public Radio: Freelance Digital Journalist
October 2014 - August 2015
Producer for All Things Considered and Code Switch blog. Broadcast responsibilities included field and studio production and editing. Digital responsibilities included reporting, editing, freelancer management and social media engagement. Occasional correspondence from the Caribbean.
NewsOne: Freelance Segment Producer
May 2014 - September 2014
Conceptualized lead news segments for NewsOne Now including live, in-studio and field production, as well as booking, editing and script-writing. Responsible for all relevant news production for African-American target audience and all associated promotional material.
Al Jazeera Media Network: Associate Producer
May 2014 - September 2014
Field producer for Al Jazeera International’s monthly broadcast Empire, covering foreign relations and associate producer for Al Jazeera America’s The Stream. Responsibilities included field production, booking, social media engagement and digital content production.
CBS News: Broadcast Associate
January 2011 - January 2012
Production associate for The Early Show’s D.C. studio, tasked with political coverage and national affairs. Responsibilities included studio, field and digital production, booking and location scouting.
International Reporting Project: Fellow (2017)
International reporting fellow focusing on gender and LGBTQ rights in the English-speaking Caribbean, specifically Belize and Guyana. Fellowship responsibilities include producing multimedia news and feature stories for the web and radio.
International Center for Journalists: Fellow (2015)
International reporting fellow tasked with production of multimedia projects from the Caribbean. Foreign correspondence incorporated multimedia production and reporting of news and feature stories for the web, radio and television. Created stories related to climate change, drug and weapons trafficking and feature pieces on culture and carnival.
Investigative Reporting Workshop: Fellow (2012)
Reporter and researcher for long-form multimedia investigative projects. Assisted journalists and producers with research and digital content production, and contributed text material for the website and blog. Writer and researcher with team of journalists collaborating on two-year investigation into the organizational network of influence by Charles and David Koch. Manager of social media outreach.
Master of Arts - Journalism and Public Affairs
Bachelor of Arts - Speech Communication