Portfolio

Web

*Hey, did that building used to be a Circuit City?A blog post about the challenges firm face when trying to re-form a distinctly-shaped building on a limited budget.

Red and Black Anarchist Cafe kicks out cop: “Name this Band”: This post on the Portland Mercury‘s popular “Blogtown” spurred reader participation and was a favorite of many, staff and readers alike. My previous coverage of the same issue was picked up by Gawker.

Print

“Scrutiny Follows Gay Student Teacher’s Removal”: As part of an award-winning series of articles about a gay student teacher in Beaverton, I wrote this article, which includes discussions with experts about the context and implications of the school district’s decision. (Portland Tribune)

Dougy Center ready to rebuild“: Two years after it was destroyed by arson, a revolutionary center for grieving children and families is designing a new home.  (Daily Journal of Commerce)

First-of-its-kind center opens in Portland“: The Bud Clark Commons will serve the “full cycle” of Portland’s homeless population. (Daily Journal of Commerce)

Investigation

City pulls plug on Portland Building project, frustrates contractors“: Portland didn’t plan ahead for a renovation of the Portland Building’s 12th floor, and their lack of foresight meant a waste of construction firms’ time and money. (The Daily Journal of Commerce)

“After much turmoil, Fire Station 21 design decision finalized”: Something’s sketchy about the way Portland ran a search for an architect for the city’s newest Fire Station. (The Daily Journal of Commerce).

Business Features

On the map and in the future“: How the founders of start-up Geoloqi plan to use GPS tracking to automate their lives. (Oregon Business Blog).

Neighborhood

Neighbors want Central Catholic to scrap expansion“: Residents say a high school in the middle of their neighborhood has not been a good neighbor. (The Daily Journal of Commerce)

* “Who wants a Law School dorm?“: Neighbors say Lewis & Clark’s reputation is at stake in a battle over building on off-campus ground. (The Pioneer Log) (2nd place award, Best News Story, ONPA Collegiate Newspaper Contest)

More Blogging

Ang’s Prague Blogthis blogspot blog was a record of my study abroad semester in Prague, in the Czech Republic. It’s a mix of personal updates, travel writing and stories about my awesome Media and Democracy Class.

The “historic” Portland Building: (DJC Blog)

BPA vs. Wind: (DJC Blog)

What’s next, Sellwood Bridge? (DJC Blog)

Energy Roundup (DJC Blog)

Radio

Remembering Hungarian Village“: The neighborhood may be all but lost, but one church hopes to keep Columbus’ Hungarian tradition from being forgotten. (WOSU public radio)

Resume

(To download a complete PDF resume click here.)

Print: I have been published in Oregon’s Daily Journal of Commerce, the Portland Tribunethe Portland Mercury, and Oregon Business Magazine. I was a staff reporter at the Tualatin Times and the Beaverton Valley Times.

Web: I have written blogs at OregonLive.com, Oregon Business Magazine, Oregon’s Daily Journal of Commerce and the Portland Mercury‘s Blogtown PDX.

Radio: I produced and assisted at Columbus, Ohio’s NPR and PBS station, WOSU Public Media.

Skills: I am experienced in audio and video editing, content posting and blog interfaces. I dabble in Java programming, Flash, Photoshop, and CSS/HTML. I work on my photography skills when I can borrow a camera (See a sample on my flickr).

* Award-winning stories: I have been honored with the following awards:

  • Society of Professional Journalists, Oregon: “Comprehensive Coverage” first place award, 2011
  • Oregon Newspapers Publishers Association, “Best Writing” second place award, 2012
  • Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association Collegiate Contest, “Best News Story,” second place award, 2010