Bio: Accomplished editor and reporter with extensive experience in investigative journalism and features. A demonstrated history of breaking stories that change public opinion and challenge government policy. Adept at navigating the complexities of crime, corruption and official malfeasance, with published pieces in local and national news outlets. Maintains a large network of contacts with major public figures in New York, as well as a host of top attorneys, community leaders and elected officials. Produced numerous front-page exclusives for The New York Post as well as stories for other publications, including The New York Times, Harper’s, Playboy, and The Village Voice. Winner of three New York Press Club awards for reporting and one national award as editor-in-chief of The Hatch Institute. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS American Society of Journalists and Authors award for investigative reporting: Assigned and edited Dan Patterson’s in-depth examination of the role young women play in handgun trafficking. New York Press Club Award, Best Headline and Front Page for “Bad Habit”: Uncovered the link to a notorious crime family behind a woman posing as a nun to solicit charitable donations on the street in the West Village. New York Press Club Award, Crime: Exposed an NYPD policy that downgraded serious felonies to petty crimes, which allowed the department to falsely claim a decrease in New York’s felony statistics. New York Press Club Award, Spot News: Reported as a personal witness on the murder of Diamond District jeweler Eduard Nektalov; then testified at the federal trial of his accused killer 13 years later.
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