I’m originally from Chicago and am currently based out of my hometown. My reporting has appeared in In These Times magazine, the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Reader, Chicago Magazine, 90 Days, 90 Voices and City Bureau. Currently I’m a reporter covering the Lincoln Square, Irving Park. North Center and Ravenswood neighborhoods for Block Club Chicago. I’m also the guest editor for the Envisioning Justice residency at Sixty Inches From Center.
I was also a researcher on the Chicago Reporter’s “Settling for Misconduct” interactive database. This investigative project created an easy to navigate, searchable database showing where, how and when police misconduct happens in the city of Chicago.
This database was cited by the United States Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division in its 2017 report on the Chicago Police Department because, “Until the Chicago Reporter created its database…little information about these settlements was publicly available.” I was also a 2016 Peter Lisagor Watchdog Award finalist for my work on this database.
Additionally, I won a 2017 Peter Lisagor Award for Best Start-Up for my work with 90 Days, 90 Voices. When not reporting I’m either riding my Vespa or camping.