Hometown: San Rafael, California
Birthday: October 6
As the associate local editor for the Silicon Valley region of Patch, I am enthusiastic about covering and editing content for an undoubtedly diverse area: 11 cities stretching from Mountain View to Watsonville. A Bay Area native and Columbia Journalism School graduate, I have reported largely for online and print outlets in the South Bay, San Francisco, and New York City.
An avid world traveler and international news junkie, I have also covered stories in locales such as Buenos Aires and Helsinki, Finland. I was a Fulbright travel grantee in Berlin and Hamburg, Germany in 2011 and a journalism fellow in Finland through the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2010.
I have covered everything from local start-ups to deaf rappers who perform through sign language.