I write stories about politicians, actors, and politicians who think they're actors. 


Data-driven story around an allegation of officer on inmate abuse at Cook County Jail, with investigation into why the Illinois state's attorney lagged in prosecuting the case. (DNAinfo)

Data-driven story around an allegation of officer on inmate abuse at Cook County Jail, with investigation into why the Illinois state's attorney lagged in prosecuting the case. (DNAinfo)

Investigative piece about a Field Museum employee accused of embezzling over $900,000 from the museum. (Chicago Tonight)

Investigative piece about a Field Museum employee accused of embezzling over $900,000 from the museum. (Chicago Tonight)

Article on controversial Steppenwolf Young Adults show deemed inappropriate by Chicago's two major theater critics for its representation of graffiti. (American Theatre Magazine)

Article on controversial Steppenwolf Young Adults show deemed inappropriate by Chicago's two major theater critics for its representation of graffiti. (American Theatre Magazine)

Profile of 500 Clown Co-founder Molly Brennan and her partner, actor Malic White. (Chicago Tonight)

Profile of 500 Clown Co-founder Molly Brennan and her partner, actor Malic White. (Chicago Tonight)

Q&A with internationally-acclaimed choreographer William Forsythe. (Chicago Tonight)

Q&A with internationally-acclaimed choreographer William Forsythe. (Chicago Tonight)

Q&A with acclaimed rock and roll photographers Pattie Boyd, Henry Diltz and Carinthia West. (Chicago Tonight)

Q&A with acclaimed rock and roll photographers Pattie Boyd, Henry Diltz and Carinthia West. (Chicago Tonight)

Curtainraiser for Chicago's 2015 mayoral election. (The Guardian)

Curtainraiser for Chicago's 2015 mayoral election. (The Guardian)

Article about $140K missing from Chicago's 25th Ward. (Chicago Reader)

Article about $140K missing from Chicago's 25th Ward. (Chicago Reader)

Preview of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert's first appearance in federal court. (The Guardian)

Preview of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert's first appearance in federal court. (The Guardian)

Article on the Chicago Police Department's resistance to signs providing lawyer contact information to arrestees. (Huffington Post)

Article on the Chicago Police Department's resistance to signs providing lawyer contact information to arrestees. (Huffington Post)

Article on Cook County state's attorney Anita Alvarez's decision to stop prosecuting those arrested for possession of small amounts of marijuana. (Huffington Post)

Article on Cook County state's attorney Anita Alvarez's decision to stop prosecuting those arrested for possession of small amounts of marijuana. (Huffington Post)

Q&A with The Katydids, a Chicago based improv group who now write, co-executive produce, and star in the TV Land series Teachers. (Chicago Reader) 

Q&A with The Katydids, a Chicago based improv group who now write, co-executive produce, and star in the TV Land series Teachers. (Chicago Reader) 

Article examining the consequences of Illinois' budget standoff. (Equal Voice News)

Article examining the consequences of Illinois' budget standoff. (Equal Voice News)