Freelance Journalist

Sept. 2016 - present

Freelance journalist specializing in the spirits, hospitality, travel and lifestyle industries.

PostWork Media Consulting

Sept. 2016 - present

Offer editorial services and advice to corporations and small business owners, including press strategy, written releases, on-camera media training and resumes.


The Wall Street Journal

Video Producer and Reporter, 
Aug. 2006 - Aug. 2016

Lead producer for daily live show, Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero, which features breaking news, lifestyle, science and business content. Book experts and celebrities, produce, script and edit live and taped segments. 

Lead producer, special events coverage such as State of the Union, Inauguration, and Mid-Term Elections. 

Contributed print features focusing on food trends to WSJ Greater New York, Off Duty and Personal Journal sections. 

Starting position: News Assistant (2006), Associate Editor (2007), Multimedia Producer (2009).


National Press Club Award for Online Excellence

Lead WSJ Producer, The News Hub
Dec. 2012

Part of the team recognized for breaking news coverage of the Supreme Court’s healthcare mandate ruling.

The Bar Institute

Baltimore, April 2016
Austin, June 2016
Manhattan, Nov. 2016

Invited seminar presenter, media training for bartenders and hospitality professionals. Judge, Bar Institute Up Fronts challenge.


Columbia University  School of Journalism

Master of Arts, Journalism
Master of Science, Journalism

University of Pennsylvania

 Bachelor of Arts, English