I'm a reporter for Mother Jones. My work has also appeared in The Atlantic, The Nation, The New Republic, Washington Monthly, Foreign Policy, Columbia Journalism Review, Salon, and the Christian Science Monitor, among other publications.
A W A R D S:
National Magazine Award
Wrote the cover story for one of three issues for which the New Republic was nominated.
Finalist, general excellence, "thought leader" category, 2011
Society of Professional Journalists Green Eyeshade Awards
(A regional award covering 11 southern states, which honors "excellence and contribution to the public’s understanding of issues and events.")
Second place, non-deadline news reporting, 2007
Wilbur Award, Religion Communicators Council
(A national award honoring excellence in reporting on religious themes in the mainstream, secular media.)
Winner, magazine, 2006
Florida Press Club Excellence in Journalism Contest
First place, religion writing, 2006
Templeton Story of the Year, Religion Newswriters Association
(A national award honoring the best single story "about
religious movements or religious figures and their effect on American life.")