I write stories and take pictures, primarily focused on science and health, foodways and waterways, and wildlife and wild places. I'm currently a writer and editor for the School of Public Health at the University of California Berkeley and a recent editorial fellow at Sierra magazine. Prior to that I lived in Texas, where I earned a master’s in journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.

When not working, I'm likely on a trail with my wife Mindy and 5-year-old shorthaired pointer, Davy. I run my story ideas by them.

My writing and photography has appeared in Sierra, Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine, the Austin American-Statesman, Reporting Texas, Texas Music Magazine, KUT/KUTX, the Texas Tribune, and Berkeley Health. I’ve also worked with nonprofits and research institutes, like Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Farmgrass, World Vision and the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health.

Click here to read a handful of my favorite stories, or click here to see all I’ve published.

* * *

Awards, Grants & Fellowships
2018 Sierra Magazine, Editorial Fellowship
2017 Texas Tribune, Photography Fellowship
2016 LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies Collections (UT-Austin), Photography Exhibition
2015 Photographers Without Borders November Issue Contest, Finalist
2014 Chattahoochee Riverkeeper "Art of Water" Exhibit
2014 University of William and Mary Film Festival, Best Student Film
2014 University of North Carolina Global Gillings Photo Contest, 3x Special Merit
2014 Emory University Center for International Programs Abroad Student Photo Contest, Finalist
2013 Beneath the Earth Film Festival, Best Story
2012 Emory University Global Health Institute Photo Contest, Winner