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One-man-band reporting on government and politics for the Seattle Times in Olympia, Wash. Previously at the Rapid City Journal, The Inlander and the Casper Star-Tribune. Finalist for the 2013 Livingston Award for Young Journalists in local reporting. Co-winner of the Society of Professional Journ...

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Society of Professional Journalists Award

2013 - Public Service Journalism
Our investigation of a proposed uranium mine in South Dakota (written by myself and Daniel Simmons-Ritchie) won the public service journalism award for daily newspapers under 50,000 circulation.

Livingston Award

2013 - Finalist in local reporting category
Listed as finalist for the Livingston Award in the local reporting category for investigation of proposed uranium mine in South Dakota.