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 and Capitol Hill, 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 heightened tension with North Korea for a Canadian audience.
I also cover news outside D.C., including the recent terror attack in New York City and the debate over Confederate monuments in Virginia. Along with News Network, my reporting also features on The National, World Report, The World At Six and CBCNews.ca.
Before moving to the U.S., 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, Buckingham Palace, and other locations around London, I was one of the network’s main live reporters in the aftermath of the November 2015 attacks in Paris. I also regularly wrote online stories from both London and beyond, and contributed to CBC’s social media platforms.
As a field producer, I covered stories from across Europe and parts of Africa, with particular focus on the refugee crisis, the threat of ISIS, and the politics of Brexit and the European Union. My team won several awards for our coverage of the refugee influx on the Greek island of Lesbos.
In addition to news coverage, I’ve also produced several documentaries for The National. The subjects have ranged from the deadly impacts of drought in Ethiopia and conservation efforts in cash-strapped Zimbabwe in the dying days of the Mugabe regime. Other topics include populism in Europe and the Far Right in Hungary.
On our Zimbabwe trip, my team put together an online interactive feature about life in the country, the first-of-its-kind for the CBC. My photographs were an integral part of the project.
My road to international journalism began in Canada’s capital, Ottawa, where I was a television and online reporter for CTV News. I also worked as an associate producer for CTV’s flagship politics program, Question Period.
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 a graduating student who shows exceptional promise as a future journalist. I also received the CTV News Television Broadcasting Scholarship and a University Senate Medal for academic achievement.