Writing Portfolio

The following is a selection of news stories, articles and blog posts I have written.


SOJC Blog Post: PageTurners: An Exercise in Close Reading and Analysis Unlike Any Other

I was asked by the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications to contribute a blog post about a unique course offered by the school - PageTurners.  PageTurners is a course where students read and analyze a book then invite the author to visit, answer questions and teach a master class.


Reporting 1: Tree Lighting Ceremony - A Hit in Veneta

I wrote this story as a final event story assignment for Reporting 1 at the University of Oregon.  This class focused on teaching students the basics of reporting and assembling stories.


Reporting 1: University of Oregon SOJC Hosts Lecture on Immersive Journalism

I wrote this story as an assignment for Reporting 1 at the University of Oregon.  This course offers students their first look at building stories, interviewing subjects and writing ledes.

Gateway: EMX Expansion - Turning Point for a Local Business Owner

This story was for the University of Oregon introduction to journalism sequence course called Gateway.  It was intended to explain why a local business owner strongly opposed the planned expansion of the high-capacity bus service in the Eugene area.