June 2023 - August 2023
The Wall Street Journal
New York, NY
Designed 42 maps on deadline in collaboration with reporters and editors around the world, ranging from single-day turns to month-long projects.
July 2022 - May 2023
Interim Production Manager
UW Cartography Lab
Managed design studio’s eight student employees and guided production of over 40 cartographic projects.
November 2021 - May 2023
Cartographer & Data Viz Designer
UW Cartography Lab
Conceptualized, researched and designed four interactive and 10 print maps for professional clients such as The Nature Conservancy and Wisconsin Sea Grant.
September 2019 - December 2020
Radio and Web Reporter
Arizona Public Media
Created radio stories and graphics covering a variety of issues.
January 2019 - August 2019
Investigative Reporter Fellow
Collaborated with a 36-reporter team and reported in three different states on a Robert F. Kennedy Award-winning national investigation on natural disaster response.
September 2021 - May 2023
M.S. in Cartography and GIS
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Interviewed 17 news cartographers for my master's thesis exploring the ethics of cartographic journalism.
Taught two semesters as a graduate teaching assistant, providing instruction on cartographic design and GIS methods to lab sections of around 20 students.
August 2015 - May 2019
B.A. in Journalism
University of Minnesota
President of Society of Professional Journalists-UMN Chapter.
Reporting internships with APM Reports, City Pages, and CoastAlaska.
First place in Informational Graphics from the Virginia Press Assocation for Roanoke Rambler Municipal Election Maps.
Best student map, 2023 Wisconsin Land Information Association map contest, for The Life and Death of the Great Lakes Pipeline.
Slivers of an Ancient Forest featured in the NACIS Atlas of Design Vol. VI, a biennial collection of outstanding cartography.
2022 Winner in Research, NACIS Student Map and Poster Competition, for Slivers of an Ancient Forest.
2022 Winner, NACIS Student Dynamic Map Competition, for Dark Sky Sanctuaries, with Aileen Clarke and Austin Novak.
Brenda Pfaehler Award of Excellence for instruction provided as a teaching assistant.
Barbara Petchenik Award for best map made by a graduate student in the UW-Madison Geography Department during the 2021-2022 academic year, for Slivers of an Ancient Forest.
CaGIS 2021 Arthur Robinson Award for best print map, for Slivers of an Ancient Forest.
2020 regional Edward R. Murrow Award for best multimedia to the Arizona Public Media newsroom for interactives including my 2019 Tucson election map.
2020 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, 2019 IRE Award, and 2019 EPPY Award for State of Emergency to the News21 newsroom.
First-ever recipient of the Yuzer-Klatt Award for excellence in conservation or environmental storytelling, from the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Second place in feature writing, 2018 Hearst Journalism Award, for The Miracle of Finland.
Data Science + GIS
Cartography + Design
Web Development + UI