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selected writing


LONG-FORM NARRATIVE “Under Pressure: Inside the Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions” • The inside story of death, survival, and the reckless gas company that set the Merrimack Valley on fire. Boston magazine, March 2019

REPORTED ESSAY “The Most Powerful New Voting Bloc in America Doesn’t Vote” • Young people have the power to dominate U.S. policy, but they’ve been sidelined for years. Will they vote in November? It depends. Medium, September 2018

OP-ED “How Cheap Is Too Cheap?” • What does it mean if a key engine of global competition — the logistics companies that bring us all those inexpensive goods — can’t survive its own global competition? In the end, how cheap is too cheap? Boston Globe Ideas, May 2018

TECHNOLOGY “A New Device Can Hear Your Thoughts” • A 24-year-old MIT student has developed wearable tech he can control with his mind. The question is what we’ll do with it. Medium, July 2018

SERVICE “Can You Buy Your Way to Enlightenment?” • We examined the science behind five high-tech meditation aids to find out if they're worth the hype. Yoga Journal, February 2019

PERSONAL ESSAY “Gray Matters: Why I’m Saying Goodbye to Dye and Embracing Gray Hair” • Saying goodbye to dye was the best breakup of my life. Boston magazine, May 2018

LONG-FORM NARRATIVE “A Fatal Mistake" • On October 1, 2015, the container ship El Faro sailed directly into the path of Hurricane Joaquin. When it sank it took the lives of all 33 aboard, including eight New Englanders. CRMA 2017 finalist for reporting. Yankee magazine, October 2016

PROFILE “You gotta lay it down to pick it up” • Nicky Varano’s Strega empire serves up larger-than-life Italian fare with casino-infused pomp and glitz. Boston magazine, March 2015

selected long-form and package editing

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“What we have lost we will find once again” by Prabal Chakrabarti, Boston Globe Ideas, June 1, 2019

“These pills could kill you” by Katherine Eban, Boston Globe Ideas, May 24, 2019

“The case for legalizing sex work” by S.I. Rosenbaum, Boston Globe Ideas, May 17, 2019

“The death of the school dance” by Julie Suratt, Boston Globe Ideas, May 9, 2019

“A letter from tornado country” by Brantley Hargrove, Boston Globe Ideas, May 8, 2019

“How the warming Arctic is creating a worldwide transformation” by Bathsheba Demuth, Boston Globe Ideas, April 21, 2019

“In America, becoming a doctor can prove fatal” by Amitha Kalaichandran, MD, Boston Globe Ideas, March 15, 2019

“Roma exposes Mexico’s darkest secret” by Marcela Garcia, Boston Globe Ideas, February 21, 2019

“My people didn’t integrate well into America. And they were German” by Tony Rehagen, Boston Globe Ideas, April 12, 2019

“Sex in Boston": This is how we do it,” package co-editor, Boston magazine, February 2016

“One of us” by Jennifer Roberts, Boston magazine, October 2014 (CRMA winner)

“The Terrifyingly Nasty, Backstabbing, and Altogether Miserable World of the Suburban Mom” by Julie Suratt, Boston magazine, March 2014

“The Audition” by Jennie Dorris, Boston magazine, June 2012 (CRMA finalist)

“Lord of the Sties” by David Bates. Boston magazine, December 2013


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