Professional Experience

Reporter, Quartz, New York, NY, November 2014 - present

  • Write and report stories for qz.com, a global business news site, part of Atlantic Media
  • Cover criminal justice, Eastern Europe, women's issues, US and world politics
  • Work with data, create charts, graphs, and maps
  • Research and create chart and map data visualizations
  • Wrote the acclaimed "Daily Brief" newsletter

Digital Writer, The New York Times, New York, NY, July 2014 - November 2014

  • Wrote essays and articles for Op-Talk, a blog that covers political and cultural debates at the Opinion pages of the Times
  • Researched and reported on a wide range of topics, from climate change to pop culture
  • Curated and managed NYT Opinion, a mobile application designed for Opinion content
  • Aggregated content from around the web for NYT Opinion, wrote headlines and summaries

Fellow, Foreign Policy magazine, Washington D.C. September 2013 - July 2014

  •  Wrote articles and blog posts for Passport, the flagship FP blog, and the FP website
  •  Reported on current events, politics and culture in Europe, focusing on Eastern and Central 
  •  Wrote front-of-book content for Foreign Policy magazine
  •  Fact-checked for Foreign Policy magazine
  •  Web production, including article layouts, copy-editing, photo-editing and slide show assembly

Fixer and Stringer, The New York Times/International Herald Tribune, Poland July 2012-June 2013

  •  Contributed reporting for news articles and feature stories
  •  Published "Warsaw Journal" on gay rights and vandalism
  •  Conducted research and fact-checking for the Berlin correspondent
  •  Provided translation and general organizational assistance

Associate Editor, Poland Today, English-language magazine, Warsaw, Poland July 2012 – September 2013

  • Reported, wrote stories about politics, business, society and culture
  •  Wrote website and blog posts
  •  Assisted with planning and editing magazine content
  •  Managed the website, blog and social media

Co-Editor-in-Chief, Daily Gazette, Swarthmore College July 2011-May 2012

  •  Assigned and edited stories, researched story ideas
  •  Managed the website and social media
  •  Worked with reporters on improving their skills and evaluated their writing
  •  Reported and wrote stories and editorials

Intern, Podroze, Warsaw, Poland June-July 2011

  •  Wrote travel and lifestyle articles and sections of articles
  •  Conducted research for stories, covered press conferences

Education

Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania

  • Bachelor of Arts, Major in Political Science, Minor in English Literature May 2012                         International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies focus GPA: 3.6

Warsaw University, Department of International Relations, Warsaw, Poland 2008-2009

Courses, Workshops, and recognition

John Jay/H.F Guggenheim Fellowship for Criminal Justice Journalism, New York, NY    Feb. 16-17 2017

Stanford Rock Center Program for Journalists: A Primer in Corporate Governance, New York, NY, June 17 2015

The New York Times Student Newspaper Editors Workshop, New York, NY, April 13 2012

Peace and Conflict Journalism, course at Swarthmore College August-December 2011

  •  Received training in broadcast journalism
  •  Reported and produced stories concerning conflict for War News Radio

Journalism Workshop, course at Swarthmore College August-December 2009

  •  Received training in reporting and writing news and feature articles

Skills

  • Languages: Polish (fluent), French (conversational), Russian (beginner)
  • Computer skills: Wordpress, basic HTML