Soon after I graduated from the University of Maryland-College Park in December 2012 with a master’s degree in multi-platform journalism, I moved cross country to Seattle and began a search for a full-time job that would incorporate my new multimedia skills with my continued love of writing and editing. What began in summer 2013 as a freelance gig doing […]
As a Hawaii resident, I’ve always known and loved Spam canned meat, especially in the form of local favorite Spam musubi. So, based on Hawaii’s devotion to Spam, I came up with this piece for Slate.
The story below was part of a larger Maryland craft brewery project I worked on while at Capital News Service at the University of Maryland. You can see the entire project here, including three videos I shot and edited and another piece on Flying Dog Brewery and Evolution Craft Brewing Company. For the Love of […]
Ever thought about starting a museum inside your house? How about amassing thousands of Star Wars toys? Thomas Atkinson did both when he created the Star Toys Museum in Linthicum Heights, Md., putting his more than 13,000 Star Wars collectibles on display for visitors. I went and interviewed him last week for this Capital News […]
Two trips I took this past summer led to articles in Slate Magazine. The first was to my home state of Hawaii. I happened to be traveling to the island of Lanai with my family at the same time as Oracle CEO Larry Ellison announced he was buying the island. The timing was too […]
Most people remember spending some part of their childhood summers at the pool. These images, which were taken on one June afternoon at a suburban Maryland community pool, stir up memories of long, warm, summer days spent poolside. I named the photo essay “Pool Time” to reference both going to the pool and the experience […]
For a graduate journalism class I focused on a book pitching event at Politics and Prose, the same store whose owners I profiled in this piece. You can see the website I created with Dreamweaver for “Online Journalism,” which includes an audio slideshow on the event here. Pitchapalooza: Event for aspiring writers reaches a fever pitch at […]
Click on each photo above for a description By Anna Weaver Bradley Graham and Lissa Muscatine celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary this April 26, and they say that raising three kids, building a house together and learning each other’s personalities inside and out helped them in moving to the next stage of their relationship – […]
That’s the question I considered in this Slate XX Factor post.
Karilyn Bales, the wife of Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales went on the Today Show this week to talk about her husband’s being accused of murdering 17 civilians in Afghanistan. Prior to the interview, I’d been contemplating some of the news stories that talked about how Kari Bales had been getting support from other military […]