Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Education: Bachelor of Arts in English/Journalism, Music from Georgetown University, Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.
Current Position/Job Duties: Reporter
Previous Work Experience: Reporter for WNDU in South Bend, Ind. Freelance writer for Bloomberg News.
Joined News 5: September 2015
Most Memorable Stories: From a South Bend burn victim who led the charge in the national Jeep recall, to the Indiana woman whose rape case changed the state’s statute of limitations – I’ll always remember the stories about having the courage to speak up and stand up for others.
Awards/Honors: Edward R. Murrow Award, Investigative Series, “Jeep Recall,” April 2015
Role Models: My parents, who taught me the importance of working hard and helping others.
Favorite Sports Teams: I’ve got hometown pride for all of the Chicago teams – especially the Cubs!
Favorite Music: Italian Opera
Favorite Movie: Shakespeare in Love
Favorite Program: Seinfeld
Favorite Book: Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
Favorite Foods: SUSHI!
Family: Two wonderful parents, two loving brothers and an amazing sister-in-law.
Pet: Daphne, my family’s Welsh springer spaniel
My passion: Traveling to new places and hearing amazing stories.
Hobbies & Interests: Running, spinning, eating chocolate ice cream, singing and playing the ukulele.
Hidden Talent: I’m a trained opera singer.
What I like best about Northeast Ohio: The parks, the food and the genuinely nice people that I’ve had the pleasure of meeting so far!
You're most likely to see me around town at: One of Cleveland’s many delicious restaurants or out on a run.
On the weekends I love to: Hang out with friends, catch up on sleep, try new things and get in a good workout.