Well Actually Defense Force, @NewYorker. I hope it's acceptable if I don't be respectable. @_mrsbackman's ball-and-chain

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Biography

I'm a junior reporter at Debtwire covering mid-market bankruptcies. Before that, I was an intern at the Wall Street Journal. I just graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill, where I wrote for the Daily Tar Heel. I've also interned at Reuters, the Tampa Bay Times and the Post & Courier in my hometown, C...

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@MelvinBackman — 33,223 followers, 14,389 tweets

Jun 27, 2017

@vmochama @MorganJerkins she steeped rose petals in the milk before making the batter

Jun 27, 2017

😍 bae made me* rose pancakes to eat** while we watch*** the bachelorette *herself **that i stole ***she is distracted by

Jun 26, 2017

RT @lizzieohreally: A successful crowdfunding campaign for medical bills can turn on a patient's ability to market their own illness.  https://www.marketplace.org/2017/06/22/world/having-crowdfund-your-life 

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Awards

Society of American Business Editors and Writers - Best in Business

2012 - Best Story Written for a Student Publication
I won the award for a story I wrote about some of the financial implications of an NCAA postseason ban for UNC's football program.