The New York Times Freelance contributor for sports | December 2011 - present - More than 600 published articles on New York's professional and N.C.A.A. teams. - Feature stories have included profiles of Rutgers football coach Kyle Flood; Iona basketball players Mike Glover and Scott Machado; a blind radio producer for Long Island University basketball; a Princeton football player's battle with aplastic anemia; a Seton Hall basketball player's comeback from a gunshot wound. - Coverage of the NBA and MLB postseason, NCAA tournament, Big East men's basketball tournament, NFL draft, NCAA men's lacrosse final four, MLB All-Star Game, and the New York City Marathon.
ESPN the Magazine Contributing writer | July 2011 - present 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.
Newsday 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.
MLB.com 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.
ESPN 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.
Yahoo! Sports: Wrote 2,700-word feature story for The Post Game on extreme kayak fisherman Dave Lamoureux and 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
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, www.bronxink.org. 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 Uwire.com’s list of Top 100 college journalists in the nation in 2008 and 2009.
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