The first article I wrote was awful. My managing editor cut it from the student newspaper, he said it needed “time to develop.” His way of saying it was garbage. That was seven years ago, I haven't had a story cut since.
Now, I am a reporter for The Southeast Asia Globe covering news and the environment. I'm based in Cambodia, where I passionately report on climate change, biodiversity loss, river management and wildlife conservation. Through a The Pulitzer Center collaboration, I joined the Rainforest Investigations Network to investigate wildlife and forest crimes. Before moving to Phnom Penh, I covered the environment for The Arizona Republic.
Besides the deserts of the Southwest and the jungles of Cambodia, I have reported from leprosy colonies in Brazil, refugee camps in Jordan and protests in Morocco. I'd love to tell you more: