Unwanted: The Rohingya Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh

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My latest trip for NPR took me across the world to Bangladesh, where some 75,000 Rohingya refugees have fled over the last six months or so to escape a brutal crackdown from the Myanmar army in their homeland. I went with reporter (now freelancer, once NPR Correspondent) Michael Sullivan and we were in Bangladesh for […]

Covering My Alma Mater

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In August, I found out the University of Kentucky was suing its student newspaper, The Kentucky Kernel. The move is to block documents from a Title IX sexual assault investigation  from being released to the public. The story is very long, drawn out and horribly complicated…so, of course, we decided to pursue it. The story […]

Meeting the President

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In mid-December I got to go to the White House as the show producer for President Obama’s exit interview with NPR. It was a really cool experience, and I even got to shake the hand of the President twice! We broke news on the Thursday we did the interview and then parts of the interview […]

GOP Convention 2016

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I was fortunate to be part of the 4-man “Morning Edition” team that went to Cleveland to cover the Republican National Convention. This was my very first political convention and despite only sleeping about 12 hours the entire week, I am so very thankful for the experience. We stayed in an AirB&B house in the Cleveland […]