At my core, I’m a writer. On any given day I am the thesaurus and editor and AP stylebook for my team … and while no one lets me off the hook for being such a blatant writing geek, serving that role is one I’m most proud of.
However, the most fulfilling part of my job is covering “The View” for ABC News. In many ways, it’s just like my position at PIX 11. I’m covering any and all topics, from the most tawdry entertainment stories to breaking political developments. It’s fast-paced, tons of research is involved, and at many points, stressful as hell. I’m left to build out a story in the most beautiful and interesting way I can, on my own. I’m following through by researching, verbating, writing, publishing, offering and socializing every story myself.
Unlike my scrappy methods in local news, there are many steps of filtration where our wonderful editors, legal and standards teams approve work — and learning that protocol and chain of command has been a humbling and edifying experience for me.
Click below to read more about some of my favorite pieces…
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A little late on this … but I got nominated for an Emmy Award.
Off the bat, I want to say I recognize proportionately little of my own work brought me here. I put in work and the rest was luck and people who loved me, gave me a chance and lifted me up.
Continue reading “Emmy. Nominated. (Part 1)”
On September 24, 2015, Pope Francis made a historic trip to New York. I got to skip some of my final days in school to attend his evening prayer at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City for WPIX’s digital coverage.
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I’m a feminist. It’s not such a scary word! I believe women should have equal opportunities to achieve happiness and success as men do. No, I don’t hate men. 😒
As we (women) take steps forward (and some steps back) in the political, economic, social, etc. realms of the world, I am dedicated to giving attention to this journey.
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After the officers involved in the death of Eric Garner failed to be indicted, the entire country rose up in one of the most polarizing movements I had ever seen. Most New Yorkers I knew chose to stand with cops, completely, or with the Black Lives Matter, completely. It was one pitted against another, white vs. black, establishment vs. anti-establishment, with nothing “on the fence.”
When Detective Ramos and Liu were brutally murdered as a retaliation to the verdict, I was chosen to represent our station’s digital team at their funerals. It was an emotional time, undoubtedly. Thousands of officers from around the country, and some who crossed the border from Canada, came to pay their respects for two good men who lost their lives senselessly. But that wasn’t all that was newsworthy — their deaths became a platform on which political statements could be made. Some officers turned their back on Mayor de Blasio, seeing these officers’ deaths as his betrayal.
Continue reading “A Sea of Blue”