Born and raised in Cambridge, Ont., I grew up in a multicultural community that led me to appreciate people’s stories from all over the world. I have always taken an interest in telling these stories through my exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
After graduating from Carleton University in June 2012 with a double major in journalism and human rights, I kicked off my career with a Farm Radio International internship in Ghana. When I returned to Canada, I completed a four-month internship with the Ottawa Citizen as a city desk reporter.
I now work as a journalist for iPolitics in Ottawa, covering foreign affairs, defence, immigration and the Arctic. Working for iPolitics, an independent political news website, I have had the opportunity to explore the fast-paced world of Canadian politics through innovative, online storytelling.
I also have experience in public relations, as I worked with the Department of University Communications at Carleton while completing my degree. Today, I continue to freelance stories for the university’s online magazine Carleton Now.
Aside from my journalism pursuits, I enjoy walking my dog Murphy, spending time with my friends and family, and, of course, keeping up with politics at home and abroad.