Los Angeles Times, reporter, Business section, Los Angeles, 2000-.
Los Angeles Daily News, city editor, 1997-2000; features editor, 1996-97; deputy L.A. life editor, 1995-96; assistant city editor, 1993-95; staff reporter, 1990-93.
Wilmington News Journal, Delaware, reporter, 1988-90.
Dallas Times Herald, general assignment and beat reporter, 1984-88.
Northwestern University. Medill School of Journalism. B.S., 1984.
National Press Foundation Fellow, McCormick Tribune Foundation Specialized
Reporting Institute on Presidential Healthcare Proposals, 2007.
Wharton Business Journalism Seminar, 2005.
Born: October 6, 1961. Omaha.
Married: Jeff Girion.
Two daughters: Schuyler and Avery.
Associated Press News Executives Council Newswriting Award, public service, second
place for coverage of healthcare insurance, 2008.
Associated Press News Executives Council Newswriting Award, business writing,
second place for coverage of healthcare insurance, 2008.
Greater Los Angeles Press Club, honorable mention for healthcare coverage, 2007.
Greater Los Angeles Press Club, honorable mention for Myanmar pipeline human rights story, 2004.
Greater Los Angeles Press Club Award for contribution to staff riot coverage, 1992.
Special ACLU Award for coverage of Los Angeles police abuses, 1992.
Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Assn. Award for mental health coverage, 1990.
Delaware Alliance for the Mentally Ill Award for mental health coverage, 1990.