reporter for Fronteras Desk, a public radio collaboration between NPR member stations in the Southwest examining changing demographics, economy, culture, bilateral trade and politics along the US-Mexico border

also reporting currently at NPR member stations West Texas Public Radio and Marfa Public Radio

reported from Mexico and Latin America for The World–co-produced by the BBC World Service, WGBH, Boston & Public Radio International 2007-2011

contributed to ReVista, published by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University, for Spring 2013 issue on Panama and Fall 2014 issue on Peru

previously at NPR member stations WUNC, Chapel Hill, North Carolina and WBUR, Boston, filing feature stories for NPR from Haiti, North Carolina, and Mongolia

former contributor to National Geographic’s Ethnosphere Project, contributing reporter/photographer for National Geographic’s online news service; Fellow at Explorers Club of New York

articles and photographs featured in the Boston Globe, the San Diego Union Tribune, El Periódico de Guatemala, La Recherche, Paris, Royal Institute of International Affairs magazine published by Chatham House, London, photographs featured in Winter 2012 issue of ReVista, published by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin America at Harvard

currently covering the Mexican government’s battle against that nation’s drug cartels, including as an embedded reporter with Mexico’s armed forces; immigration & economy from Venezuela, Panama and Guatemala for The World and CBC Radio

reported a three-part series from Texas-Mexico border for The World

B.A., American History, Middlebury College; M. Sc. Journalism, Columbia University, New York