Los Angeles Times, reporter, Business Section, Los Angeles, 1998; reporter, Valley Edition and Metro, 1993-98; reporter intern, 1993. Richmond Times-Dispatch, reporter intern, 1992. Milwaukee Journal, state desk, correspondent, 1992. City News Bureau of Chicago, reporter intern, 1991. Isthmus weekly newspaper, reporter intern, 1990. University of Wisconsin-Madison, The Daily Cardinal, campus editor, 1990-91.
Pulitzer Prize for a distinguished example of reporting on national affairs, "The Wal- Mart Effect," 2004. George Polk Award for Economics Reporting, "The Wal-Mart Effect," 2004.
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. M.S., Journalism, 1993. University of Wisconsin-Madison. B.A. , History and Political Science, 1992.