Deadline-driven journalist who launched career in the early aughts as a news assistant at the Inland Valley - Los Angeles Times and a staff writer at the El Paso Times and Santa Fe Reporter. Experience reporting on education, race, policy, health, food, agriculture, fashion, religion, business and entertainment. Writing featured in The Atlantic, The Guardian, Vox Media, NBC News, BBC News, Huffington Post, KCET-TV and the New York Times.