journalism

Here is a small sample of my journalistic work.

 
 
Photo by Evie Carpenter

Photo by Evie Carpenter

Phoenix community gardens help fight hunger

for the Arizona Republic

Non-profit groups say there’s a great need to find ways to make people more self-sufficient.

One in five Arizonans lacked the money to buy food at least once in 2012, according to Feeding America, a non-profit organization consisting of more than 200 food banks and food-rescue organizations across the U.S.

 
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Summer Nights: Touring The Desert Botanical Gardens With A Flashlight

for KJZZ

The sun is just beginning to set behind Papago Peak as cars roll into the parking lot of the Desert Botanical Gardens. The cooler dusk air beckons animals, blooming plants, and—Phoenicians—to enjoy the outdoors. Amanda Martinez came to the tour with her husband and son.

 
Nathaniel Brooks for The New York Times

Nathaniel Brooks for The New York Times

Congregants Were Abused and Shamed at Church Where Fatal Beating Occurred, Ex-Member Says

(contributed reporting to this article by Benjamin Mueller for The New York Times)

The founder and longtime pastor at Word of Life Christian Church in New Hartford, N.Y., shamed congregants from the pulpit, dredging up old sins and recounting them at Sunday services, a former member said this week.