Los Angeles Times Metro reporter since 2003
Times in 1996 as copy editor. Beats have included general assignments, environment, health-care and Los Angeles City Hall.
Outdoor Explorer magazine, western editor, 1999-2001.
Sports Illustrated magazine, writer-reporter, 1991-94.
The Chicago Tribune, reporter (freelance), 1990-91.
The Mason-West Chester (OH), sports editor, 1989-90.
The Sycamore Messenger (OH), sports editor, 1988-89.
University California Los Angeles, M.A. Geography, 2000.
Ohio University. B.S., Communications. Summa cum laude, 1988.
Born: Aug. 19, 1966. Cincinnati, Ohio