Editing/newsroom management, nonprofits and startups: More than a decade of experience leading teams, kickstarting companies and organizations and managing editorial operations.
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.