Education Writing

Blue Springs Is Latest Battleground For Education Program

Flatland - KCPT's Digital Magazine, May 12, 2016 http://www.flatlandk ... cter-flaw/

Flash Points Include Financing, Classroom Discipline

Lee’s Summit Students Win Cybersecurity Crown -- Video

Kansas City Public Television, April 18, 2016 http://www.flatlandk ... mmit-team/

Leveling The Technology Playing Field -- Video

Flatland - KCPT's Digital Magazine, Nov. 23, 2015 http://www.flatlandk ... ates-poor/

Hickman Mills Claims State Test Hurts Poor; New Program Focuses On Computers, Science

School Changes Could Boost Scores; Independence Would Get the Higher-Performing Students

The Kansas City Star, Oct. 29, 2007


Health Writing

The End Of A Drought For KCMO ‘Food Desert’? -- Video

Kansas City Public Television, Feb. 8, 2016 http://www.flatlandk ... od-desert/

The Fight Against Cervical Cancer Is Winnable. So Why Is Kansas Losing?

Flatland - KCPT's Digital Magazine, May 5, 2015 http://www.flatlandk ... al-cancer/

Kansas City-area specialty hospitals say health reform bill will stunt their growth

Kansas City Business Journal, March 28, 2010 http://www.bizjourna ... tory2.html

Medical Writing

Sky is the Limit for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Medical Conference, February 2015

Session preview


Challenges to Identification and Application of Genomic Data for Individualized Treatment of Pediatric Cancer

Symposium Coverage, May 2013

Session coverage at research conference


Corporate Research

Medical Leadership Brief

Medical Association, March 2014

Research project for the executive director


Retirement Community Research Brief

Internal White Paper, November 2014

A marketing analysis for advertising agency


Grant Writing

Fund Request for Social Service Nonprofit

Contract writing for a nonprofit, November 2013

Seeking funding for new community economic development division


St. Louis Press Club

Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting, April 2011

Successful submission for homeland security project


Fund for Investigative Journalism

Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting, April 2011

Successful submission for project on National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility


Missouri Sunshine Coalition

July 2010

Won grant from National Freedom of Information Coalition


Summer School Grant

February 2010

Participant interviews for grant renewal


Web Posts

Raising Quindaro

Flatland, 02/05/2018 http://www.flatlandk ... -quindaro/

I built this post in Flatland's WordPress site, incorporating a photo slide show and other elements. I also edited the story

The Rise and Fall of a Boomtown

Flatland, 02/05/2018 http://www.flatlandk ... -boomtown/

This story complemented the main Quindaro story. I designed this post as well, including building the timeline using a tool from the KnightLab. I edited this story as well.

News Releases

Want a Copy of a Municipal Budget? It’s Not as Easy as You Might Think

Missouri Sunshine Coalition, June 2011

The coalition announced its findings from a Sunshine Law audit of sheriffs offices in Missouri.


Journalism Projects

Loose oversight snags Missouri grain farmers

Harvest Public Media, June 22, 2011 http://harvestpublic ... -farmers/5

Homeland security: 'Did we spend the money wisely or did we just spend it?

St. Louis Beacon, Sept. 11, 2011 https://www.stlbeaco ... pend_money

Road Work Ahead: President Bush's Hold on Fiscal Discipline Will Be Tested by the Allure in Congress of a New Highway Bill

Congressional Quarterly, Feb. 22, 2003

Cover story for national magazine


Data Journalism

Lake of the Ozarks | Third in mishaps among U.S. waterways

The Kansas City Star, July 9, 2006


Missouri Program to Check Elevators Fails to Deliver

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 7, 2002


Academic Work

Homeland Defense: Secrecy or Security?

Society of Professional Journalists, September 2002

A Freedom-of-Information white paper produced while Pulliam Kilgore Intern in Washington, D.C.