Portfolio Highlights

These are some of the highlights of my journalistic and editorial work at outlets such as Engadget, SYFY WIRE, Newsweek Magazine, Gizmodo, Fast Company, and more. For a more complete text list, please visit my full portfolio.

The Falcon Heavy launch brought me to tears

Engadget

A first-person account of what it was like to see SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket launch.

 Image: CBS Interactive

Image: CBS Interactive

Michelle Yeoh discusses her accent and the role of women in Star Trek: Discovery

SYFY Fangrrls

I talked to Michelle Yeoh about representation, the power of women, and the value of diversity in Star Trek.

 Image: NASA

Image: NASA

Scientists Aim to Protect Astronauts from Deadly Space Radiation

Newsweek Magazine

Before we send astronauts to Mars, NASA needs to solve the space radiation problem.

 Image: Rocket Lab

Image: Rocket Lab

How a $5 Million Launch Vehicle Could Transform the Satellite Business

Gizmodo

Will a small rocket startup called Rocket Lab transform the small satellite industry?

 Image: Lucasfilm

Image: Lucasfilm

 Image: Billy Steele / Engadget

Image: Billy Steele / Engadget

The iPod was my last physical connection to music

Engadget

The end of the iPod felt like the end of an era for me.

 Credit: CBS Interactive

Credit: CBS Interactive

The problem with gatekeeping in Star Trek fandom

SYFY Fangrrls

The new Star Trek series has led to a disturbing rise in gatekeeping.

 Image: CBS Interactive

Image: CBS Interactive

After half a season, Star Trek: Discovery is worth paying for

Engadget

Star Trek: Discovery's content delivery model is frustrating, but the series is good enough to justify paying for it.

 Image: NASA / Tom Tschida

Image: NASA / Tom Tschida

How Trump's Budget Cuts Will Affect STEM Education

Fast Company

President Trump's proposal to cut funding for the NASA Education Office could adversely impact low- and middle-income families.

 Credit: NASA

Credit: NASA

Apollo 1: Fifty Years Later

Paste Magazine
 

What happened the day of the tragic Apollo 1 fire? This article takes a look at the event, as well as its repercussions.

 Image: NASA

Image: NASA

Forget Science Fairs! These high school Students Work for NASA

Newsweek Magazine

In the NASA HUNCH program, students solve problems that astronauts have on the International Space Station.