Resume

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

S&P Global Market Intelligence, Senior financial services and insurance reporter, March 2015 – Present

  • Lead writer for Risk & Regulation, a running feature providing industry-leading coverage of the national and state policy and political developments shaping the life, health and property and casualty insurance industries
  • Lead broader team coverage of the insurance industry, with a focus on generating scoops and spot editing longer articles
  • Created and oversaw internal “story package” initiative aimed at publishing long-term team reporting projects, including cross-industry series on the Supreme Court challenge to the Affordable Care Act and the long-term impact of Hurricane Katrina
  • Promoted three times in four years, reaching the top reporting level of “senior reporter” in early 2015

S&P Global Market Intelligence, Financial services and insurance reporter, November 2010 – March 2015

  • Covered breaking news across the insurance and financial services industries, often leading to in-depth stories on the M&A, personnel moves and man-made and natural disasters affecting major corporations
  • Lead writer for The Reinsurance Triangle, a top industry source for breaking news and analysis about the reinsurance industry
  • Led broader team coverage of national and state policy issues across the life, health and property and casualty insurance sectors

Dow Jones NewswiresEnergy and resources desk intern, September 2010 – October 2010

  • Took over beat coverage of the soft commodities market within a week of starting work
  • Reported and wrote forward-looking features for Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal on the international trends driving futures prices for commodities like cotton, cocoa and orange juice
  • Broke the news that certain after-effects from Florida’s housing crisis are destroying orange groves and limiting the citrus industry’s production, earning front-page placement in the Journal

Dow Jones Newswires, Corporate news desk intern, June 2010 – September 2010

  • Wrote daily earnings stories, never missed 30-minute deadline
  • Previewed a prepaid-card company’s IPO, chronicled the horse racing industry’s evolution and examined the impact of a major retail buyout, among other reported features
  • Broke news across various industries by tracking and investigating unexplained stock fluctuations

EDUCATION

Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Mass Communication; May 2010

AWARDS

S&P Global Market Intelligence Story of the Month Award winner: March and August 2011, February 2012, February and June 2013, July 2014, February, August and November 2015

  • Award given for producing the organization’s best story of the past month, as decided by S&P Global Market Intelligence editors

S&P Global Market Intelligence Series of the Half Award winner: Second half 2015

  • Bi-annual award given for producing the organization’s best multi-article project, as decided by S&P Global Market Intelligence editors
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