Journalist + Editor + Photographer + Science Writer
A former staff writer and editor for National Geographic News, I am a Vermont-based freelance journalist and photographer whose work takes me across the country and around the globe. My articles and images have appeared in The Economist, Discover, National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, High Country News, National Geographic Adventure.com, the Washington Post, and the New York Times Special Features Syndicate, among other outlets. My photographs have also featured in several books and gallery shows. I previously worked as an award-winning Web producer for National Geographic.com. Exploring stories that intersect science, culture, and the environment, I have reported from four continents and for nearly two years worked as a journalist based on the South Island of New Zealand. I have been honored to receive and spend a nine-month Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado at Boulder. More recently, I have interviewed two former U.S. Secretaries of State, profiled a Silicon Valley startup, and published a book of photography.
Photo credit: Portrait shot by Liam Markey, age 10, at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, June 2017.