I reported this piece as part of a collaboration with NPR member stations across the state about the motivations and desires of Missouri voters in November's midterm elections. I was the only student reporter for the Beyond the Ballot series. This piece was later published by Here and Now, NPR's midday news and feature program. 

This audio feature was part of my Republican Senate Primary race coverage for KCUR, the Kansas City NPR member station. My preview of the race was referenced in Politico’s Morning Score newsletter. Read the piece on

I worked with reporters from the Columbia Missourian (local newspaper) and KOMU (NBC affiliate TV station) for a collaborative project about the decrease in the number of Missouri dairy cows. I reported and produced this story for KBIA, Columbia's NPR member station. 

I worked in a team with three other people to create this story about a program Missouri prisons created to train inmates in hospice care. I wrote the script for the audio story and edited it. You can read the piece on  

This was a collaboration with the local paper, the Columbia Missourian. I reported and produced this story for KBIA and contributed reporting to the Columbia Missourian's piece

I wanted to go outside of my comfort zone and do a sports profile. This piece aired on KBIA, and I worked with a reporter from the local TV station on an accompanying video


I worked with reporters from the local newspaper and TV station on a collaborative project about Missouri's declining dairy industry. While I published an audio feature for KBIA, I wanted to add multimedia content to the digital story the Columbia Missourian published. I came up with the idea of doing three audio postcards from the farms I visited. 

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