About

I’m an award-winning multi-platform journalist based at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s Washington D.C. bureau.

Reporting live from the White House, Capitol Hill and beyond, I cover the Trump administration and U.S. politics for CBC News Network. It’s my job to make sense of fast-moving developments on everything from the ongoing Russia investigation to the escalating tension with North Korea for a Canadian audience. My work also features on The National, World ReportThe World At Six and CBCNews.ca

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Before moving to D.C., I was a field producer and fill-in reporter at the CBC’s London bureau, a position that allowed me to travel to the front lines of some of the most significant international news stories in recent memory.

Along with reporting from Westminster and Buckingham Palace, I was one of the network’s main live reporters in the aftermath of the November 2015 attacks in Paris. I also reported from the COP-21 climate talks held there weeks later.

As a field producer, I covered stories from across Europe, with particular focus on the refugee crisis, the threat of ISIS, and the politics of the European Union. My team won an RTNDA and a Gabriel Award for our coverage of the refugee influx on the Greek island of Lesbos.

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I’ve also produced several documentaries for The National. The subjects have ranged from the deadly impacts of drought in Ethiopia and life in cash-strapped Zimbabwe to populism in Europe and the Far Right in Hungary.

On our Zimbabwe trip, my team also put together a first-of-its-kind online interactive feature for the CBC. My photographs were an integral part of the project.

My road to international journalism began in Canada’s capital where I was as a television and online reporter for CTV News. I also worked as an associate producer for CTV’s flagship politics program, Question Period. 

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I received a full scholarship to complete my master’s degree in journalism at the University of the West of England. While studying, I worked as a broadcast assistant for the BBC’s Sunday Politics Show and as a freelance multimedia journalist for The Bristol Post.

I graduated with highest honours from Carleton University’s prestigious journalism school in 2010. I was awarded the Marjorie Nichols Memorial Award which is given to the graduate with the most journalistic potential. I also received the CTV News Television Broadcasting Scholarship and a University Senate Medal for academic achievement.

In my grade eight yearbook entry for “future plans,” I wrote I was going to work for CNN and live in New York. The city and the broadcaster are different, but the idea is there.