Web Articles

Slow Death for the Tribune:
Published on March 11, 2007 on the University of New Mexico’s
Communication and Journalism department news site

In recent years, major news for journalism professionals has been the decline in readership and the closure of papers nationwide. These stories hit home for many when the Albuquerque Tribune announced it would be closing its doors. This story highlights the history and closure of the paper through the eyes of its editor and features writer.

Newspaper Articles

Land of Enchantment not Just for Humans Anymore
Published on December 13, 2009 in the Rio Rancho Observer
Once a month, the Observer runs a pet page that features local events, news and ads relating to pets in Rio Rancho. As a dog owner, any pet friendly place close to home is important to me, which is why I decided to feature our dogs favorite retreat on the December page.

The Smoking Debate:
Published on October 19, 2007 in the New Mexico Daily Lobo
This story started when I heard about a group at UNM that helped smokers “learn” to quit — a program something like Alcoholics Anonymous for smokers. I decided to incorporate an update on the possible smoking ban on campus and the story turned into a front-page feature.

Press Releases

ARA Researcher Chases the Science Behind the Storm on TV, in Book
Published in October 2009 on ARA’s Web site
ARA scientist Tim Samaras is featured on the Discovery Channel’s hit series Storm Chasers and in his own book, Tornado Hunter, for his work chasing tornadoes and capturing incredible photos from the heart of the storm.

Applied Research Associates Scientist to be Featured on National Geographic Channel:
Published in January 2009 on ARA’s Web site
ARA scientists showcase their research on Disaster Labs, a National Geographic series that brings viewers behind the scenes.


First Issue of Applied Research Associates Electronic Newsletter, July 2009:
Sent on July 20, 2009
A monthly newsletter used as a quick and easy way to inform employees and customers of the latest happenings around the company.