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Krishnas: Gurus. Karma. Murder

Producer and researcher for a three-part docuseries on the dark side of the Hare Krishna movement. Streaming on Peacock.

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Entertainment One


March 2022 to February 2023

        • Worked as a researcher and producer for a three-part documentary series for Peacock/NBC Universal relating to crimes committed by a religious sect

Ocean Blue Magazine

Writer/copy editor

March 2020 to present

  • Responsible for the majority of content, including cover stories, for an international luxury lifestyle magazine. I also copy edit the entire magazine.

Mexico News Daily

Content contributor, columnist, April 2020 to November 2020

  • Wrote five stories five days a week for the preeminent English-language news site in Mexico, as well as a weekly column on news events in the state of Baja California Sur.

John Fabian Productions

Researcher, August 2019 to March 2020

  • Worked on Sasquatch (2021 Hulu) as a field producer and researcher tasked with locating relatives of undocumented Mexican migrants killed in relation to marijuana cultivation.

Intelligence Report, Southern Poverty Law Center

Senior Editor, February 2017 to September 2019

  • Wrote and edited award-winning breaking news and feature stories for the nation’s premier blog/magazine covering political extremism and the radical right.

  • Assigned and edited all copy for Intelligence Report magazine (circulation 400,000).

  • Assigned and edited 80 posts a month for Hatewatch, a blog on political extremism that received up to 1 million hits a month during my tenure.

  • Managed 35+ staff, freelance reporters and photographers.

  • Invited expert speaker at international conferences on political extremism in Singapore and London.

  • Organized international law enforcement conferences on the radical right.

  • Attended major white supremacist events including Unite the Right in Charlottesville.

Anchorage Press

Editor, May 2014 to January 2017

  • Oversaw all editorial operations of a 40-page weekly newspaper. (20,000 circ.)

  • Assigned and edited all copy (20 - 25 stories per week).

  • Directed enterprise reporting.

  • Managed 35+ freelance reporters and photographers.

  • Recruited, mentored and supervised interns.

  • Oversaw social media and multimedia projects.

  • Conceptualized and executed special issues.

Alaska Humanities Forum

Grant Program Director, June 2012 to May 2014 

  • Total grant funds managed exceeded $750,000.

  • Instituted a new fundraising database.

  • Oversaw major national Smithsonian traveling exhibit.

  • Traveled extensively throughout the state promoting AKHF grant programs and attending and presenting at related conferences. 

  • Directed social media.

Casa Natalia

Communications Consultant, September 2010 to May 2012

  • Responsible for producing all English-language communications (press releases, website text, menus, etc.) for a luxury boutique hotel in San Jose del Cabo voted Best in Mexico by readers of Conde Nast Traveler. 

Baja Pulse

Founding Editor, November 2009 to April 2010

  • Built a 20,000 circulation, bi-weekly English-language paper from the ground up in Los Cabos, Mexico. 

  • Wrote and edited 20,000 to 30,000 words an issue.

  • Recruited staff and freelance reporters.

  • Supervised distribution, publishing and printing issues, advertising, graphic design, website design, marketing of the paper, etc.  

Gringo Gazette

Editor, March 2009 to November 2009

  • Wrote 5,000 words of copy each issue of a bi-weekly English language paper in Los Cabos, Mexico (24,000 circ.)

  • Assigned and edited an additional 20,000 to 30,000 words of freelance copy.

  • Assigned, directed, and wrote scripts for video shoots.


Stringer, November 2008 - November 2009

  • Covered hurricanes and tropical storms in Southern Baja for an international audience.

Intelligence Report, Southern Poverty Law Center

Senior Writer, 2004 to 2008 

  • Senior staff writer at a national quarterly magazine covering extremism and the radical right.

  • Founded and compiled Immigration Watch — a weekly online newsletter tracking anti-immigration extremism.

  • Worked with hate crime investigators and helped organized a national law enforcement conference.

  • Conducted in-depth research on extremist political movements.

  • Gave interviews to Spanish and English language media as an expert on hate crimes and extremism.

  • Wrote major magazine features.

Phoenix New Times

Staff Writer, 2001 to 2004

  • Wrote award-winning, magazine-length news features and exposes for the flagship publication in the country's largest chain of alternative newsweeklies. 


  • 1987-1990 Centre International de Valbonne, France, International Baccalaureate

  • 1990-91 Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, International Relations

  • 1991-92 Concordia University, Montreal, French Translation

  • 1992-93 University of Alaska, Anchorage, Business

  • 2018 Graduate, Poynter Leadership Academy

  • 2019 Graduate, The Management Center, Managing to Change the World


  • Board of Directors: Alaska Immigration Justice Project [2011 - 2014]

  • Founder and Vice President: Women’s Fishing Association of Southern Baja, Mexico

  • Member: Investigative Reporters and Editors

  • Member: Society of Professional Journalists

  • Bilingual Spanish/English

References and a complete list of journalism awards available upon request

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April 2021

Researcher and field producer for Hulu docuseries.


March 2020 - present

Writer/editor/copyeditor for a luxury lifestyle magazine with global distribution.

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