My primary beats include social justice, minority issues, police reform, topical local news, marijuana, culture and film.
I am also the Editor of Live Wire Radio, PRI’s weekly public radio variety show broadcasting on over 100 public radio stations.
My radio reporting has been broadcast on BBC World Service, CBC, Deutsche Welle, Monocle Radio (M24) and the Northwest News Network, while my print/online journalism has been published by Global Post, Pacific Standard and the Toronto Star, among others.
Previously, I was a programmer and programming coordinator for Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto, Ontario.
From 2007 – 2014, I lived in Berlin, Germany. During this time I was an assistant to the head of programming at the Berlinale Talent Campus, an annual networking platform of the Berlin International Film Festival for hundreds of young international filmmakers.
I also worked as a project coordinator for the Institute of Documentary Film in Prague, Czech Republic, where I helped develop and promote documentaries by Eastern European filmmakers.
My poetry and short fiction has been published in several literary publications, including Verse Daily, Black Heart Magazine, Cleaver Magazine, apt, newleaf, The Fourth River, Sojourn, BlazeVOX, and Nexus.
I was born in Toronto, came of age in Dallas, and have lived in Austin, Dublin, Prague, and Berlin.
In 2014, I moved to Portland, Oregon where I currently reside.