Los Angeles Times, reporter, Metro section, Los Angeles, 2001-current; reporter, Metro section, Valley Edition, 1997-2001.
Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., day cops reporter, 1995-2001.
El Nuevo Herald, Miami, Fla., consumer reporter/columnist, 1991-95.
St. Petersburg Times, Tampa, Fla., editorial assistant, 1990-91.
University of South Florida at Tampa. B.A., mass communications, 1991.
Born: Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1969
Married: Scott Glover, Los Angeles Times Metro reporter
Children: Son, Nicholas
National Journalism Award for Investigative Reporting, 2006
Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, finalist, 2006
American Society of Newspaper Editors, Jesse Laventhol Award for deadline writing, finalist, 1997.
The Livingston Award for Young Journalists, local reporting, 1996.
Florida Press Club, excellence in general news writing, second place, 1996.
National Assn. of Hispanic Journalists, Guillermo Martinez-Marquez Journalism Award in the print category, 1993.