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I'm a versatile multimedia journalist with experience in print, broadcast and online across local, national, international and startup news media companies.

I'm the assistant managing editor for programming at CNNMoney and premium verticals Tech, Travel, Style and HLN. I lead the CNNMoney digital...

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Nov 21, 2017

RT @LACMA: It's #catsgiving! Here's a purr-fectly accurate artwork of cats ignoring us. We're ready to see some paw-some piece…

Nov 20, 2017

RT @CNNMoney: In a press conference Monday, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson sharply criticized the DOJ's decision. 

Nov 20, 2017

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a reporter for the Press-Enterprise newspaper in Southern California. I covered schools, cities and courts.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

Social media is a game changer and as journalists in the digital space, we all need to be changing with it.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2005 - First place for best cultural/diversity 2005 story over 50,000 circulation
’65 Strike Set Stage for Farm Labor Cause”

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2005 - Third place for best continuing coverage 2005 story
“Winning candidate can be found in prison”