Investigative Reporter/previous: enterprise/assistant city editor
- Worked as an enterprise editor, breaking news editor, general assignment reporter and member of the investigative team
- As a member of the I-Team, used strong research and writing skills in both short- and long-term watchdog stories; developed a wide network of sources to uncover wrongdoing, abuse of power, mismanagement and malfeasance to write high-impact stories that right wrongs, bring justice and hold leaders accountable
- Exposed corruption, inmate abuse and suspicious deaths in the Florida prison system, the third-largest in the nation. The three-year, award-winning project led to an overhaul of the agency, including the resignations of the secretary and inspector general, the firings and arrests of corrections officers, millions of dollars in reforms and sweeping changes in the treatment of mentally ill, disabled and female prisoners.
- Covered major hurricanes, school shootings and other breaking news, uncovering the deeper stories that lie beneath the surfaces of major tragedies and national events, such as the Parkland school shootings.
- Worked collaboratively with reporters, photographers, videographers and online staffers in developing stories with multimedia content, including photo essays, video, radio, interactive web pages and mini documentaries
- Demonstrated ability to adapt to journalism's changing technologies, including content-management systems, storytelling and audience engagement tools, such as Facebook and Twitter
- Appeared on local and national radio and television shows as a commentator on topics such as law enforcement, prison reform, racial profiling and unsolved crimes
- Demonstrated ability to work comfortably in a job that is fast-paced, data-driven and often shaped by feedback and evolving experimentation