reporter for Fronteras Desk, a public radio collaboration between of 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 & Marfa Public Radio.

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

January 2013 in Panama for ReVista, published by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University, for Spring 2013 issue

previously @ 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 & 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

Panama’s Border Police on aerial surveillance along the Colombian border

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 & CBC Radio

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

Sanjim, a nomadic reindeer herder tends to his flock in Mongolia’s far north near Siberia Producer of three broadcast television documentaries, “Guantanamo,” an examination of United States-Cuba relations,  “Sudan: Freedom for Sale,” an Emmy nominated chronicle of a well-intended but flawed effort to rescue slaves and “Amazon War,” an investigation into corruption and the failure to meaningfully reduce destruction in Brazil’s Amazon

BA, American History,Middlebury College;  Masters, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, New York