Below is a sampling of my work, including writing, photography and multimedia. Other work samples are available upon request. Want to connect? Feel free to contact me.

Diversity and race

Peace celebration replaces Christmas tradition at Savage school

Cultural liaison mends ties between Native American community, District 191

St. Paul fusion grocery store helps food startups, ethnic food producers

Investigative reporting

Gambling on Growth series, conducted with my colleague Kirsti Marohn. The series won a Frank Premack Public Affairs Journalism Award from the University of Minnesota and a Sigma Delta Chi Award from the National Society of Professional Journalists.

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Features and enterprise

Family finds solace 10 years after Craigslist murder

Shakopee resident creates ‘Minnesota’s smallest small town’

Local family celebrates milestones after I-35W bridge collapse

Video + Photography

Communities jump into icy water during Polar Plunge

Mayor of Minnesota’s smallest town talks about Mount Holly

Award-winning art instructor shares her passion for teaching

Spelling champion talks about her most nerve-wracking moment on stage


As depression and suicide rise, connection and reflection could help

Ease your winter blues with these tips

5 ways to reduce holiday stress

My Tiny Letter