Select Public Speaking:

  • 2012 – Spoke about “Gone at 3:17” at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, The Community College of Allegheny County, and a commemoration of the 75th anniversary in New London, Texas
  • Spoke to students at Point Park University about writing ledes


Radio and Television
  • Breaking news
  • Political campaigns
  • Investigative stories (investigations looked into lapses that led to a deadly Legionnaires disease outbreak at VA Pittsburgh, the country’s crumbling natural gas distribution infrastructure, and domestic radicalization in the age of ISIS)



  • Co-authored “Gone at 3:17, The Untold Story of the Worst School Disaster in American History”



  • 2007 – traveled to Eastern Ukraine to help the area’s only independent weekly newspaper transition to a daily publication