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Writing highlights

The struggle with life in Philly, after serving time in prison | April 27, 2014 | Enterprise story on prison population trends and the issues ex-offenders face

Rampant overtime spikes city employees’ pensions in Philadelphia | April 7, 2014 | Performed data analysis, co-wrote story and helped create graphics analyzing overtime payments to city workers

5 years later, still no ‘dots’ to connect in Eric Birnbaum’s slaying | Feb. 10, 2014 | Enterprise piece looking back at a cold-case murder in Bucks County

Camden native’s journey from rough neighborhood to NFL workouts | April 8, 2013 | Feature story profiling a football player from Camden, N.J.

‘Endless’ sentencing hearings in Maryland take toll on victims, families
The Washington Examiner | April 28, 2012 | Enterprise piece exploring the impact of unusual aspects of Maryland sentencing law

Supreme Court weighs warrantless GPS surveillance in D.C. case
The Washington Examiner | Nov. 8, 2011 | Coverage of U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments

Couriers get creative in drug-smuggling attempts and Drug mules often blame economic woes
The Washington Examiner | Sept. 18, 2011 | Enterprise story on drug smugglers caught at area airports

Few consequences for diplomats accused of abusing domestic workers and Accused abusers now being tracked
The Washington Examiner | June 19, 2011 | Package on investigation into what happens when D.C.-area diplomats have faced allegations of mistreating domestic servants

Ex-Marine linked to 2009 death of Navy sailor
The Washington Examiner | March 21, 2011 | Broke story with update on investigation into a sailor’s killing

Sharp rise in international parental kidnapping cases
The Washington Examiner | Aug. 20, 2010 | Enterprise cover story on local international child abduction cases

Full acquittal for all 3 defendants in Wone trial
The Washington Examiner | June 29, 2010 | Breaking news piece on verdict in a major D.C. trial, with analysis

Not sheepish with these pals
Omaha World-Herald | July 29, 2009 | Narrative story about a group of special-needs children’s preparations for a sheep show

Live from the Old Market — it’s Luigi Waites
Omaha World-Herald | June 7, 2009 | Profile of Omaha musician recording his last album

Erie same-sex couples consider Calif. marriages
Erie Times-News | July 29, 2008 | Vignettes of local responses

Multimedia and social media highlights

May 2014 Philadelphia flooding | May 1, 2014 | Posted scenes from widespread overnight flooding

Fire at Suit Corner building | April 9, 2014 | Live-tweeted photos and updates from scene of major fire

Philadelphia casino hearings | Jan. 29-30, 2014 | Stories and live updates from hearings on Philadelphia’s second casino license

Gallery: New trails coming to Philadelphia | June 18, 2013 | Photo gallery and information about new additions to Philadelphia’s trail network

Building collapse at 22nd and Market streets | June 5-6, 2013 | Live updates, photos and videos from scene of building collapse that killed six people

Gallery: Philadelphia children missing for more than a decade | May 7, 2013 | Photo gallery and details about long-term missing-children cases

Photo gallery: Captured “most wanted” fugitives
The Washington Examiner | 2012 | Photo gallery of fugitives captured after their cases appeared in the Examiner

Social Media: The Washington Examiner
The Washington Examiner | 2012 | Manage Facebook and Twitter accounts for local news; post news on personal social media accounts

Photo gallery: New D.C. crime lab
The Washington Examiner | Oct. 1, 2012 | Photo gallery of new crime laboratory

Photo gallery: National Zoo pandas
The Washington Examiner | Sept. 17, 2012 | Photo gallery of giant pandas at the National Zoo

Storify: RNC mystery speaker guesses
The Washington Examiner | Aug. 29, 2012 | Storify compiling guesses about the mystery speaker at the Republican National Convention

Storify: D.C. storm damage
The Washington Examiner | June 30, 2012| Storify of photos and reactions to major rain and wind storm

Live tweets: Chandra Levy trial
The Washington Examiner | Oct. 18-22, 2010 | Live updates from the courthouse during jury selection for the trial of Ingmar Guandique, accused of killing D.C. intern Chandra Levy

Social media: Daily Pennsylvanian
The Daily Pennsylvanian | 2009 | Managed Facebook and Twitter accounts

University endowments
The Daily Pennsylvanian | Nov. 16, 2009 | Graph on the endowment performance of Penn and other Ivies

Independence Day celebrations
Omaha World-Herald | Summer 2009 | Created online map of events across Nebraska

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