Work History

NPR.org

Acting Supervising Producer, News Apps team

October 2020–present

Senior Graphics Editor, Visuals/News Apps team

December 2008–present

Responsibilities: Coordinate, assign and execute short- and medium-turnaround graphics projects. Help develop and maintain our systems for generating, embedding and archiving code-based graphics, including starter templates for different graphic types. Assign and edit graphics produced by other colleagues. Document and promote team projects and processes. Train and mentor junior teammates. Informally project manage as needed. Coordinate with other teams across the organization on coverage, distribution, promotion and technical needs.

washingtonpost.com / Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive

Senior Designer / Politics

October 2004–December 2008

Responsibilities: Design of news graphics and special news features for washingtonpost.com. From 2006-2008, served as the primary designer for online politics projects, including interactive maps, section design and databased features.

Newspaper Association of America

Web Editor

March–October 2004

Responsibilities: Writing, design and maintenance of the trade association’s Web site. Helped lead design and implementation of a sitewide redesign of NAA.org.

The George Washington University

Senior Programmer Analyst, Interactive Multimedia Applications Group

August 2002–March 2004

Responsibilities: Design and construction of websites related to University departments, organizations and events.

azcentral.com / The Arizona Republic

Web Designer

Full-time: December 1999–July 2002
Freelance: August 2002–2005

Responsibilities: Design and construction of news- and feature-related special sections for azcentral.com, as well as the design of commercial web sites for clients.


Education

Master of Arts, Communication, Culture and Technology

Georgetown University

Concentration: Politics and media

Bachelor of Arts, Journalism

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Telecommunication,
Arizona State University

Concentration: News/editorial

Minors: Spanish, political science

Honors College

Magna cum laude


Awards and Honors

Highlights:

  • Emmy Award and SND Best of Digital Design gold medal for “Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt” (2013)
  • SND Best of Digital Design silver medal for “NPR Election Party” and the NPR Visuals team portfolio (2014)
  • Peabody award for NPR.org (2009)

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