Los Angeles Times, reporter, Metro section, Los Angeles, 2004- ; reporter, Orange County Edition, 2004; reporting intern, Metro section, Los Angeles, 1997.
University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication. M.A., print journalism, 1998. Phi Kappa Phi.
Oxford University, Balliol College. B.A., modern history, 1993.
Born: London, England, in 1972
Children: Daughter Clare, born in 1997; son Sam, born in 2000
National Journalism Award for Investigative Reporting, 2006
Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, finalist, 2006
Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage of the wildfires that ravaged Southern California (team coverage), 2004.
IRE, Investigative Reporters and Editors.