LONGFORM

Vulgar Scenes from Trump’s Return to Des Moines
Plus! Iowa's governor, ticketholders, and Slipknot's Maggots weigh in
Iowa Informer, August 2016

The Bakken Pipeline Resistance: A Dispatch from the Des Moines River Flotilla
Iowa Informer, July 2016

Triumph of the Gaystapo
Inside former Newton Daily News editor Bob Eschliman's exile from Iowa media
Iowa Informer, March 2016

The Cannabis Crusade
Could Iowa become the 14th state to legalize medical marijuana?
Ames Progressive, August 2009

SCOOPS

City Discussed Removal of “Naked Lady” Sculpture
"Why don’t you just rename the thing Wide Open Crotch?" remarked a visitor to Ames' downtown
Iowa Informer, May 2016

Friend Who Had "Fling" With Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the 3 Additional Suspects: "They All Idolized Jahar"
Mother Jones, May 2013

Montezuma Record Publishes Racist Report on U of I Salaries
Ames Progressive, March 2013

The Koch Brothers' Million-Dollar Donor Club
Mother Jones, September 2011

POLITICS, POLICY, PROTEST

Critics assail Monsanto as winner of World Food Prize
Prestigious award’s legitimacy called into question by some, while others say genetically modified food feeds the world
Al Jazeera America, October 2013

A Guide to Mass Shootings in America (winner of the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi Award for non-deadline online reporting and Society of Professional Journalists-Northern California's Excellence in Journalism Award for breaking news)
Mother Jones, July 2012

Journalists—Myself Included—Swept Up in Mass Arrest at Occupy Oakland
Mother Jones, January 2012

Santorum on Anti-Sodomy Supreme Court Justices: No Promises
Mother Jones, August 2011

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Ames Council Shows No Interest in Public Protest Ordinance
Iowa Informer, February 2016

Affordable housing shortage continues to loom over Story County
Ames Tribune, August 2015

"Fort Kids" face eviction from Munn Woods (awarded first place in the Iowa Newspaper Association's Best News Story category for dailies under 10,000 circulation)
Ames Tribune, June 2015

FEATURES

Community reflects on life of skateboarder Georgie Tsushima
Ames Tribune, July 2015

Campbell recovering thanks to quick actions of others (awarded second place in the Iowa Newspaper Association's Best News Feature Story category for dailies under 10,000 circulation)
If not for a series of fortunate events, Ames' mayor would likely have died of cardiac arrest
Ames Tribune, May 2014


MEDIA

Cityview’s Switch to a Monthly a Sign of the Alt-Weekly’s Sad Decline
Iowa Informer, July 2016

Sheldon Adelson, the Ames Tribune, and the Plight of the Newspaper Industry
Iowa Informer, April 2016

Meet the Journalist Spreading Michael Hastings Conspiracy Theories
Mother Jones, August 2013