I'm currently the environment reporter for Quartz, where I write about climate change, environmental health, and science policy. I have been on staff with Quartz since January 2017.

I was a finalist for the 2019 Livingston Award for Shallow Waters,” a series about how climate change and the dwindling Rio Grande is shaping life and politics at the Texas-Mexico border.

I received the 2017 National Association of Science Writer's Science Reporting Award for my Newsweek cover story, "Choking to Death in Detroit."


Freelance reporter, August 2016-January 2017, writing for publications like WiredFusion, and The Fader on climate, health, science, and LGBT issues. I was a regular contributor to the Village Voice, where I wrote about science and scientists in New York City.

Newsweek, Senior writer, February 2014-August 2016 • Wrote features and cover stories for the magazine on the health, science, environment, policy, and LGBT beats.

Recipient, Best Article 2015, The Population Institute’s 36th Global Media Awards, for Newsweek cover story on population dynamics, contraceptive access, and climate change

Fellow, University of Alaska Fairbanks Arctic Science Reporting fellowship, 2016

Fellow, Vermont Law School Summer Media Fellowship, 2015

Fellow, Institute for Journalism and Natural Resource’s 2014 Detroit River Institute

Member, Society of Environmental Journalists

Talking Points MemoFront Page Editor, March 2013-February 2014

The Nation, Associate Editor of “Student Nation,”  September 2012-March 2013; Factchecking intern, June 2012-August 2012

NYU LocalEditor-In-Chief, December 2011-May 2013

The Rachel Maddow ShowIntern, September 2012-December 2012

InsideClimate News, Research Intern, January 2012-May 2012 

El País / The International Herald Tribune, Madrid, Spain Intern, February 2011-March 2011

GothamistReporting Intern, March 2010-December 2011