VentureBeat, San Francisco, CA
Staff Writer May 2017 - April 2018

Covered artificial intelligence and cloud computing with a focus on making highly technical subjects like cutting edge research accessible to a more general audience
Supported events team on programming and on-stage moderation of panels.

IDG News Service, San Francisco, CA
U.S. Correspondent May 2015 - May 2017

Led IDGNS's coverage of productivity software, operating systems and public cloud providers, driving tens of thousands of pageviews every month across hundreds of properties worldwide
Distributed work across leading tech publications including PCWorld and Computerworld
Worked with video team to create timely content with wide appeal on a tight deadline

GeekWire, Seattle, WA
Bay Area Correspondent June 2013 - May 2015

Wrote stories on a variety of topics, with a focus on Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and Twitter
Led GeekWire's coverage of cloud computing
Worked on deadline to produce breaking news content

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, Walla Walla, WA
Reporting Intern May - August 2012

Reported a variety of news and feature stories on a daily deadline
Collaborated with co-workers to create engaging, timely news content
Wrote a first place top story of 2012, according to a reader poll (

Macworld, San Francisco, CA
Freelance Lab Tester August 2011
Freelance WriterJanuary 2009, October 2010, July 2012
Editorial Intern Summers 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Wrote reviews of applications and hardware
Produced video reviews launched on the web
Benchmarked computers, hard drives and optical drives
Developed testing protocols for optical drives

Whitman College Pioneer, Walla Walla, WA
Technology Columnist September 2009 - May 2013
Web Editor May 2012 - May 2013

Managed a website that won an Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Award in 2013, was a finalist in 2012, and won Best of Show at the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 ACP conferences
Wrote column on technology issues relevant to consumers and Whitman College
Won a Hosokawa award for Best Opinion Piece
Managed publication of web content and implement social media strategies
Provided technical assistance to production staff


Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA B.A. in English, May 2013


Solid understanding of AP and Chicago Style
Functional Spanish
Basic proficiency in C, Python and SQL