Portfolio

Please find below samples of my print, video and audio work. Use the contact tab if you wish to request more samples.

PRINT/ONLINE

From Al Jazeera: 

China’s new opium wars: Battling addiction in Beijing (6 July 2016)

China’s ‘red princess’ turned investigative journalist (9 March 2016)

Finding Kukan and a piece of Chinese-American history (6 March 2016)

China’s Great Famine: A mission to expose the truth (11 January 2016)

The legacy of exile: The Jews of Shanghai(13 November 2015)

The Gullah Geechee’s fight against ‘cultural genocide’ (4 September 2015, originally published in the August edition of Al Jazeera Magazine)

A Leap of Faith (25 July 2015, originally published in the July edition of Al Jazeera Magazine)

From Arbus magazine: 

Jacques Pépin: World famous chef started TV tenure in Jacksonville (July/August 2015)

 

From Esquire magazine: 

This Iraq War Veteran Wants to ‘Redeploy’ to Fight ISIS (22 May 2015)

 

From The Florida Times-Union: 

Warming Cuba relations spurs invasive species debate (23 August 2015, part one of two)

3 Cuban species have already landed in Florida (23 August 2015, part two of two)

For Jacksonville woman, paintings help cover a painful past (11 May 2015)

Salsa on a mission: An Atlantic Beach company donates all profits to military charities (9 January 2015). Also published in The Ledger, Lancaster Online, the Longview News-Journal and other publications.

 

From Images & Voices of Hope (ivoh):

How ArtLifting empowers homeless and disabled artists (24 August 2016)

Photographer Manuel Rivera-Ortiz moves beyond the shock of poverty to capture humanity (11 July 2016)

Bilingual newsroom unites over diversity series (30 November 2015)

Why PRI is keeping an eye out for stories of resilience (3 November 2015)

How Capital Public Radio fosters meaningful community conversations (4 September 2015)

New diversity style guide aims to be a dynamic resource for media practitioners (7 August 2015)

Positive News hits milestone as ‘first crowdfunded global media cooperative’ (24 July 2015)

Students visit Fukushima to report stories of resilience in tragedy’s aftermath (17 June 2015)

How New Canadian Media is giving voice to immigrants’ untold stories (19 May 2015)

How a long-running TV show strengthened the Finnish-American community (6 May 2015)

How Billy Penn is building community through local news coverage (8 April 2015)

In ‘Tickling Giants,’ filmmaker documents the power of ‘humor as a survival tool’ (18 March 2015)

Why there’s a need for more diverse voices in public radio: A profile of Chenjerai Kumanyika (3 March 2015)

Journalist Al Letson holds community forum to discuss race in America (5 Feb. 2015)

 

From Folio Weekly magazine: 

The Nazis, the Cummer and the Art of the Steal (10 December, 2014- cover story)

 

From the Columbia Journalism Review: 

‘Caught in the middle:’ Journalists seeking asylum often stuck in limbo (17 August 2015)

Questioning the CBC’s decision to remove Jian Ghomeshi’s interviews (19 December, 2014)

In Rehtaeh Parsons’ case, it’s press vs. Canadian law (25 November, 2014)

 

From Megaphone Magazine: 

The Life Aquatic (November 2014)

 

From the Washington Post and News21:

Gun control, gun rights advocates push dueling ballot measures in Washington (4 August, 2014)

 

From News21: 

Debate has changed since Newtown but not always in predictable ways (August 2014) Co-created with Justine McDaniel and Natalie Krebs. Also published in NBC NewsUSA TodayThe Center for Public IntegrityThe Florida Times-Union and more.

Domestic violence efforts focus on getting guns away from abusers (August 2014) Co-created with Brittany Morris. Also published in Oklahoma WatchTuscon Sentinel and more.

 

From the Vancouver Observer:

Speared. Shot. Celebrity. How One Whale Transformed The Orca’s Public Image (3 July, 2014)

 

From the Toronto Star:

China’s Generation Green: Waste (Original posting: 9 May, 2014)

China’s Generation Green: Waste (With full multimedia)

 

From RYOT News: 

Americans: Thinking about Seeking Refuge in Canada? (29 October, 2014)

 

From FASPE Journalism 2013:

To Survive or Report: A Daily Decision for Mexico’s Journalists (23 July, 2013)

 

From TheTyee.ca:

In Kootenay, Columbia River Treaty a Hot Election Issue (3 May, 2013)

Vancouver Vies for Ultimate Glory (27 April, 2013)

BC Election 2013 Hot Riding: Kamloops-North Thompson (25 April, 2013)

BC Ready to Experiment with Pot Reform: Poll (20 April, 2013)

Who says BC’s Election is a Bore? (16 April, 2013)

 

From The Hook, a Tyee News Blog:

Conservative Candidate’s Twitter Remarks Lead to Firing (24 April 2013)

Nine New Additions to BC Conservative Roster (19 April 2013)

Setting the Stakes: 18 Groups On What Matters This Election (16 April 2013)

BC Conservatives Promise Gang Crime Unit If Elected (10 April 2013)

Two Years, Two Record-Breaking Fundraisers for BC Libs (10 April 2013)

 

From TheThunderbird.ca:

Aboriginal lawyers stride in footsteps of legal pioneer (25 March, 2013)

A new face for Musqueam Politics (21 Nov., 2012)

Donated laptops open ‘doors and minds’ for Musqueam youth (17 Oct., 2012)

 

From 2013 Reporting in Indigenous Communities website:

Eco-partners: Fighting together for the health of an inlet Co-created with Jimmy Thomson (Spring, 2013)

 

From Schema Magazine: 

Film Review for Like Someone in Love (7 Oct., 2013)

Film Review for Like Someone in Love (2 Oct., 2012)

Film Review for The Unlikely Girl (1 Oct., 2012) Bylines for 2012 articles at bottom; Posted by editor.

 

From The Chicago Reporter magazine:

Sound Investment (May/June, 2011)

 

From the Forest Park Review newspaper:

Dominican recognizes social work (10 May, 2011)

Outgoing D209 members offer reflections and discuss district (3 May, 2011)

Prom controversy (12 April, 2011)

 

From The North Central Florida Business Report:

The (Orange and Blue) Color of Money (December 2009)

 

VIDEO

The Gullah Geechee’s fight against ‘cultural genocide’, Al Jazeera Magazine (4 September 2015)

A Leap of Faith, Al Jazeera Magazine (25 July 2015)

Reflecting on the Seattle Pacific University shooting, The Washington Post (1 August 2014)

The battle for background checks: Washington state, The Washington Post (1 August 2014)

Domestic violence and guns: Courtney’s story, Center for Public Integrity (August 2014)

Changing Sushi Rolls, Thunderbird TV (Spring, 2013)

Check out my Vimeo account for more videos.

RADIO 

Public Radio International’s Living on Earth (23 October 2015), “The Creole Pig”

Public Radio International’s Living on Earth (10 October 2014), “China’s Online Environmental Activism”

CBC Morning Edition, CBC Radio Vancouver (1 May, 2013). See minute 09:16 for a segment I co-produced with Jimmy Thomson.

In the Field, CBC Radio (16-18 June, 2013). See minute 28:00 for a segment I co-produced with Jimmy Thomson.

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