Los Angeles Times, reporter, Metro section, Los Angeles, 2001- ; reporter, Business section, Orange County Edition, 1999-2001.
Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., senior writer, 1997-99; staff writer, 1994-97.
WBBM-TV, Chicago, Ill., reporting intern, 1993.
Biloxi Sun Herald, Washington reporter, 1993.
Austin Business Journal, copy editor, 1991-92.
West Austin News, police reporter, 1991-92.
Freelancer, various publications, New York, Chicago and Philadelphia, 1988-94.
Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism. M.A., 1993.
University of Pennsylvania. B.A., European history, 1991.
Born: Sept. 5, 1967, New York City, NY
National Journalism Award for Investigative Reporting, 2006
Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, finalist, 2006
Benjamin Fine Award, honorable mention, outstanding education reporting, for series “Our Schools, Our Future.”
Sunshine State Awards, South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, third place for magazine writing, third place for non-deadline business reporting, 1998.
Sunshine State Awards, South Florida Society of Professional Journalists, first place, non-deadline business reporting, for series “How Florida Cheats Itself on Sales Tax,” 1999
Florida Society of Newspaper Editors, second place, investigative reporting, for series “Paved with Gold,” 1999