Career Highlights:
  • Washington Business Journal (Sept. 2004 - March 2008)
    • Chief Web reporter and restaurant columnist (July 2007 -March 2008)
      • Voted best web operation by American City Business Journals (corporate) out of 41 newspapers (2007)
    • Staff reporter covering restaurants, retail & tourism (2005 - 2007)
    • Staff reporter covering banking and commercial real estate (2004 - 2005)
      • Virginia Press Association -- First place, Business and Financial writing (2005)
      • Maryland, Delaware, D.C. Press Association -- Second place, Business/Economic (2005)
  • McKnight's Long-Term Care News (2003-2004)
    • Associate Editor
      • Fellow at Case Western Reserve University's Media fellowship called "Golden Years"
  • Forbes Magazine (2002-2003)
    • Fixed-term Reporter in the Chicago bureau
  • Time Magazine (2001)
    • Intern for the Asia edition in Hong Kong

Education:
  • Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism
    • Master of Science in Journalism (2001)
  • Kalamazoo College; Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with a sociology minor (1999)
    • Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee for women’s soccer: All America (1998); All-Region (1996-1998); All-League (1995-1998). League MVP in 1998. Named best female athlete for Class of '99