A 2010-2011 News21 Fellow, completed her Master of Journalism degree in May 2011. She worked in the Annapolis Bureau of Capital News Service, covering juvenile justice, education, immigration and same-sex marriage. In the fall of 2010, she was one of 15 students in the U.S. selected to travel to Brussels and study journalism at the European Journalism Center. She received her bachelor of arts in international affairs from Florida State University and interned at CQ Researcher, covering politics, legal affairs and social policy. Her articles have been featured in The Daily Kos, FoxNews.com, The Daily Record, The Advocate, and other Maryland news outlets. Last fall she began a year-long fellowship at stateline.org, a part of the Pew Charitable Trust's Pew Center on the States.