After an ordinance intended to wipe out illicit massage parlors in Aurora, Colorado was passed, I found they were able to easily reopen across city lines. I did this through a series of records requests from Aurora and connected the locations through business filings. The series was published in August 2019.
In August 2020, the Denver district attorney announced an international human trafficking investigation built off our findings. Seven people and 12 businesses were indicted on 33 charges by a grand jury. 14 women were freed because of the investigation.
I broke the story that it took more than double the average time for an ambulance to respond to the home of a dying baby. I coordinated interpreters fluent in sign language and Spanish in order to conduct interviews with the family. I also spent months persistently fighting for records to get a comprehensive understanding of what happened. The two-part series aired in June 2020 and led to an ongoing review of ambulance-dispatch processes.
A law firm that has investigated sexual harassment claims at major companies (CBS News, WPP, The Metropolitan Opera, etc.) is now facing similar allegations itself. Does this create conflicts of interest? I pitched in research for this NBC News piece in May 2018.
I supplied the DotCom division of Fox News with information and quotes to supplement the broadcast coverage of the University of Missouri protests. My work was featured in this Fox News story in May 2016.
I wrote thousands of words on what I wish I knew when I started creating 360-degree videos. I wrote a three-part series on what I took away after months of testing the Ricoh Theta S, a 360-degree camera, and publishing videos on various news websites. The first part discusses shooting tips. It was posted by the technology website "Tom's Hardware" in April 2017.
This piece was the second part of my recommendations for how to create 360-degree videos. Here, I talked about time-tested methods of how to edit 360-degree footage and post-production tips. It was promulgated by the technology website "Tom's Hardware" in April 2017.
This article was the third in my how-to guide about best methods to create 360-degree videos. This section delved into the best publishing platforms for the medium. It was distributed by the technology website Tom's Hardware in April 2017.
I wrote a feature story about some of the people behind the scenes of high school sports. This was published by The "Howard County Times," an entity of "The Baltimore Sun," in February 2013.
Above is a sports feature I wrote about Hannah Mansbach, a running phenom headed to the University of Maryland to run cross country. This was published by "The Howard County Times," an entity of "The Baltimore Sun," in May 2013.