• Investigative and explanatory reporting: More than 25 years of reporting on stories that have uncovered hidden dangers, exposed corruption, shared human experiences and spurred outcomes.

  • Photojournalism and documentary photography: master's degree from Ohio University in visual communication and winner of many national and international awards for photojournalism.

  • Film making and editing: I have worked on four feature length documentary projects including "I'll Be Me" and "Thao's Library" which garnered nationwide, theatrical release. I have produced more than 500 short docs for various news organizations like National Geographic TV, BBC, CNN and CBC.

  • Interviewing and Producing: Known for story development and producing thought provoking interviews of high profile subjects and complex subject matter.

  • Writing and script writing: short form and long form as well as writing audio and video scripts and data visualization.

  • Audio production: production, interviewing, audio mastering, podcasting.

  • Data journalism: In my reporting for Orb Media, I compiled data and work closely with our data scientist to do original analysis.

  • Social Journalism: I have custom developed a variety of social journalism reporting tools and also worked with programs like Groundsource.

  • Teaching Journalism: I have taught journalism workshops around the world, adjunct at Ohio University, developed and executed nonprofit journalism programs.