Journalism Experience

The Dallas Morning News

Investigative Reporter | January 2022 – present

San Antonio Express-News

Investigative Reporter | April – December 2021

Health & Medical Reporter | Sept. 2018 – present

Education Reporter | Oct. 2016 – Sept. 2018

Houston Chronicle

Investigative Fellow | June 2015 – Sept. 2016 |

Texas Monthly

Editorial Intern | Sept. – Dec. 2014


Livingston Awards for Young Journalists

2021 Finalist, Local Reporting, COVID-19 portfolio

2018 Finalist, Local Reporting, “Life in Transition”

Best American Newspaper Narratives anthology

Night Shift” narrative to appear in forthcoming anthology, Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 9 (University of North Texas Press/Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism, 2022)

55 Minutes” serial narrative anthologized in Best American Newspaper Narratives, Volume 5 (University of North Texas Press, 2018)

Texas APME

1st, Specialty Reporting, 2021

2nd, Star Reporter of the Year, 2021

Honorable Mention, Deadline Writing, 2021

1st, Feature Series, 2017

3rd, Star Investigative Report, Team, 2016

Anson Jones Awards (Texas Medical Association)

Texas Health Journalist of the Year, 2020 & 2021

Large-Circulation Print, Winner, 2021

In-Depth Print, Honorable Mention, 2020

Society for Features Journalism

3rd, Narrative Storytelling, 2021

3rd, Integrated Storytelling, 2018

Best of the West

1st, Online Presentation, Staff, 2018

EPPY Awards

Best Investigative/Enterprise Feature on a Website (tie), 2017


Northwestern University | 2015

Medill School of Journalism

B.S. journalism; magazine track, political science minor