I am an award-winning investigative journalist
and researcher with deep experience covering Corporate America, labor, the economy, Wall Street, white-collar crime and
financial industry regulation and related government policy.
I was awarded a fellowship in June 2010 by Investigative Reporters & Editors
to examine how well companies have complied with corporate whistleblower laws requiring companies to establish and
maintain internal whistleblower protections for employees.
In October 2009, I was granted a fellowship by the Carnegie Legal Reporting Program at Syracuse University's Newhouse School. My investigative project involves looking at how recent Supreme Court
decisions have heightened pleading standards in shareholder lawsuits that claim fraud against company management.
have been a self-supporting investigative journalist since Spring 2000. I spent time as a contributing editor for IDD
magazine, a Wall Street trade magazine. My written work has been published in Legal Strategy Review (U.K.),
Business Week, international editions of Newsweek, and several daily newspapers, including
the New York Post, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the Detroit News.
Prior to going freelance, I wrote for TheStreet.com, an Internet-based
financial news magazine, and several Wall Street trade publications.
I have earned a Master's degree in Journalism from