Investigative Fellow, News21
Phoenix, AZ | May-August 2019
Traveled to South Carolina, Louisiana and Puerto Rico to report on disaster preparedness and recovery in the United States.
Edited and captioned 134 photos for five stories, as well as 52 portraits of 15 people whose lives were impacted by natural disasters.
Co-wrote a story on children’s recovery after Hurricane Maria.
Nonfiction Editor, Superstition Review
Mesa, AZ | Jan-May 2019
Selected 5 pieces of nonfiction to include in Issue 23 of Superstition Review, a national online literary magazine produced by creative writing students at Arizona State University.
Reviewed over 100 nonfiction submissions through Submittable.
Research Assistant, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
Tempe, AZ | Jan-May 2019
Assisted Dr. Michelle Saint in her research on the relationship between therapy and philosophy.
Produced 15 summaries of philosophy papers on topics such as therapy and value ethics, Wittgenstein’s therapeutic philosophy, practical philosophy, and philosophy of medicine.
Photo Assistant, ASU Enterprise Marketing Hub
Tempe, AZ | May 2018-Feb 2019
Photographed feature stories for the quarterly ASU Thrive alumni magazine.
Edited and cataloged brand photos for the photography and design teams.
Photojournalist, Cronkite News
Phoenix, AZ | May-Aug 2018
Photographed over 15 daily stories on issues that ranged from deaths on the Arizona-Mexico border to protests against gun violence and family separations at the Arizona State Capitol.
Produced enterprise stories on emergency homeless shelters in churches and public housing redevelopment in Phoenix, AZ.
Research Assistant, Middle East Institute
Washington, DC | Jan-April 2018
Edited scholarly articles on current Middle East events and uploaded articles to the MEI website.
Produced fact sheets for weekly Middle East Focus podcast and bi-weekly About That videos.
Tracked current events in the Middle East for a weekly press briefing.
News Intern, Arizona Capitol Times
Phoenix, AZ | Aug-Dec 2017
Published ten articles on Arizona politics and policy issues, including Colorado River water rights and healthcare regulation.
Photographed weekly interviews with local politicians in addition to rallies and conferences.
Reporter, Cronkite Mideast
Israel, Jordan and Greece | June-July 2016
Produced nine digital news stories during three weeks in the Middle East.
Reported on regional issues, including the Syrian and Palestinian refugee populations in Jordan, the decline of Yiddish language in Israel, and Greek antiquities claimed by British museums.
Photographer, The State Press
Tempe, AZ | Aug 2015-Dec 2016
Self-assigned and photographed minimum of two stories per week.
Coordinated with reporters to photograph relevant people and locations.
Arizona State University
August 2016-May 2019 | 3.6 GPA
Journalism and Mass Communication, B.A.
Arabic Studies Minor
Gammage Scholars | 2015-2019
Chair, Aug 2018-May 2019
Directed bi-weekly meetings for a 16-member scholarship group at Barrett, the Honors College, and served as point of contact for academic adviser.
Oversaw the implementation of community service projects to assist the homeless in Tempe and to facilitate pet adoption.
Policy Design Studio, McCain Institute
Washington, DC | Jan-April 2018
Served as Deputy Chief of Mission in a foreign policy simulation of the U.S. Embassy Kabul.
Managed a team of ten students and presented a 30-minute group presentation of recommendations for U.S. policies in Afghanistan.
2019 Greg Crowder Memorial Photo Contest, honorable mention
2019 ASU Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Ellen O’Brien, “Friendship, Commitment, and Becoming Posthuman”
2018 SPJ Mark of Excellence Award, Breaking News Photography, Region 11
“Arizona students gather to remember victims of Texas school shooting”
2018 CLAS Student Leader
School of Politics and Global Studies