Prior Experience

The New York Times
Contributing Writer | December 2011 - Present

  • Six A1 feature articles on newspaper's front page, including a profile of a Native American lacrosse trio at Albany; a look at the rise of paid collegiate fishing tournaments; and coverage of the NCAA investigation of Syracuse athletics.
  • More than 1,000 published bylines covering sports and business.
  • Game and event coverage includes: Super Bowl XVLIII; four Final Fours; the 2013 World Series; the NBA Playoffs; championship PGA and LPGA golf events; the U.S. Open; the New York City Marathon and Triathlon; and the MLB All-Star Game

ESPN the Magazine
Contributing Writer | July 2011 - September 2012
Contributor to college sports department, writing mainly for Playbook section. Includes profiles of Oklahoma walk-on sensation Dominique Whaley and Robert Nkemdiche, the nation's top recruit of 2013; features on conference title games, Heisman Trophy contenders, Boise State's year in the Mountain West.

Sports Intern | June 2011 - September 2011
General assignment sports reporter. Regularly cover all metropolitan-area pro and college teams. Feature stories have included profiles of Yankees’ prospect Austin Romine, journeyman catcher J.R. House, basketball coach Joe Jones, a 74-year-old tri-athlete. Coverage of Jets training camp; 2011 NBA Draft.
Associate Reporter | April - September 2010 / May - October 2009
Covered all home games for the Philadelphia Phillies during 2010 season and the Tampa Bay Rays during 2009 season; wrote game stories on deadline, plus breaking news, notebooks and feature stories.

Studio Production Intern | May - August 2008
Cut highlights, edited video, logged games and composed shot sheets for programming, including Sportscenter and Baseball Tonight.

NBC Sports
Olympics Research Intern | May - August 2007
Helped with preparation for the 2008 Summer Olympics, including researching statistics, compiling records, organizing data.

The Daily Orange
Staff Writer | September 2005 - May 2009
Beat writer for eight different teams, including Syracuse football and men’s basketball. Served three semesters as assistant sports editor. Broke story about a women’s basketball player playing pregnant that was mentioned in Sports Illustrated and on ESPN.

Additional Reporting

13,000-word magazine-length feature, One Great Shoe, was published by Amazon Kindle Singles in Feb. 2015. Business/sports story on the growth of the basketball sneaker market, its popularity among collectors, and the rise/fall of And1, a hit 1990s brand.

Profiled two entrepreneurs attempting to transform their neuroscience research into the new Moneyball in a feature for SB Nation Longform in July 2015.

Yahoo! Sports: 2,700-word feature story was published for The Post Game on extreme kayak fisherman Dave Lamoureux, along with a 2,600-word feature on members of the U.S. Running Streak Association.

Other: The Washington Post, The Miami Herald, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New Orleans Times-Picayune, The Buffalo News

Additional Experience

Served as a member of the sports staff at WJPZ-FM in Syracuse for three years, doing play-by-play, updates, features and editing; hosted a weekly sports talk radio show broadcast focused on Syracuse sports. Worked part-time for 1010 CBS Sports radio in Tampa, Fla., including sports updates and game call-ins.


Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism | May 2011
M.S. with print concentration. Took classes in investigative reporting, business reporting, narrative and profile writing. Contributed stories on the Bronx for the web site, Master’s Thesis on rise of South Kent (Conn.) School’s basketball program.

Syracuse University | May 2009
B.A., Economics; Minor in History


Named to’s list of Top 100 college journalists in the nation in 2008 and 2009.

Multimedia Skills

Audio editing: Adobe Audition, NexGen, VoxPro; Video editing: Final Cut Pro;InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, WordPress, AP ENPS