WORK

Photo: A Syrian mother holds prayer beads on the hospital bed where she sleeps next to her son, Ahmad, who’s one of the last wounded Syrians receiving medical treatment in Israel // July 29, 2018

*For my most recent work, please visit my WBFO author page. I joined WBFO, the NPR member station in Buffalo, New York, as a reporter covering education and more in June 2019.*

Haaretz

Israeli Government Has Long Ignored Intentional Killing of Women, Femicide Expert Says

From New York to Michigan, Is a Wave of ‘anti-Israel’ Democrats About to Reshape U.S. Politics? (video production of three-part series)

The Last Syrians in Israel: With Border Closed, Wounded Syrians Face Uncertain Future

An Experiment in Democracy: Torn Between Syria and Israel, Golan Druze Divided Over First Election

Arab Jerusalem Mayoral Candidate Interrupted by Egg Throwers (video production and shooting for story by Nir Hasson)

Israeli Taxpayers Bear Financial Burden of Evicting Illegal West Bank Outposts, and Sometimes, Making Them Legal (story and video production)

Israel’s Nation-state-law Controversy Casts Shadow Over Landmark Golan Druze Elections

Explained // Why Israel’s Model Minority Is Leading the Protest Against the Nation-state Law

This Designer Couldn’t Draw Six Years Ago. Now Beyoncé Is Wearing Her Dress on Tour (story, video production and shooting)

One Backpack for Every Bedouin: Protests Against West Bank Village School’s Demolition Continue

Israeli Women Rally From Across the Border in Solidarity With Gaza Women’s March (photos featured on BuzzFeed World Instagram)

Prince William Plays Soccer With Jewish, Arab Kids in Tel Aviv (story, video production and shooting)

Why Have Hundreds of Israeli Families Moved to One of the Most Dangerous Parts of Israel? (video production and shooting for story by Judy Maltz)

See Haaretz.com Facebook page for samples of daily video production/editing

WHYY’s “The Pulse” (Philadelphia NPR Station)

Different Country, Different Medicine — Reporter interview for health and science podcast about medical treatment of wounded Syrians in Israel (starts at 36:40)

Al Jazeera

Bosnian Muslims: ‘How did we deserve this?’

Balkanist

“Irrational Optimism” and Bosnia’s IT Ticket to a Stronger Economy

“What Are We Going to do With This Now?” Questions and Catharsis at the Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film Festival

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

Coney Island Teens Take First Steps Into Anti-violence Movement

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY*

*formerly the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism

“It’s a Kind of Killing:” Afghan Refugees in Shadow of the EU Fear They’re Forgotten (multimedia capstone project for master’s in international reporting)

Coney Island Creek: A Closer Look at Water Quality, Illegal Dumping and Community Engagement (audio investigative project edited by Robert Lewis, WNYC reporter)

Bedouin Sisters Find Their “Superpower” as Small Business Owners in Israel’s Negev (+ audio version for One Land: Two Realities podcast, starts at 22:56)

Hate Slaying Sparks Outcry (audio story aired on WBAI Evening News)

WNYC/New York Public Radio

Interned for “Midday on WNYC,” now “ALL OF IT with Alison Stewart”

Selected interview production:

Masha Gessen on How Putin is Erasing Russia’s Gulag History // Hosted by Hari Kondabolu

Jane Mayer Reexamines the Man Behind the Steele Dossier // Hosted by Kai Wright

From Rwanda to Human Rights Advocate, A Genocide Survivor Tells Her Story // Hosted by DW Gibson

Samantha Irby Gets ‘Meaty’ on Love, Race, and Health // Hosted by Cindy Rodriguez

Debut Novel Celebrates Feminism and Art in 1950s Iran // Hosted by Alison Stewart

Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)

Interned for daily news desk

Selected clips:

Media Reports Prompt Accusation that California Congressman Violated Magnitsky Sanctions

Largest Dark Web Marketplace for Illicit Drugs, Firearms, Malware and More Shut Down

Italian Police: Mafia and Nigerian “Vikings” Gang Collaborating in Palermo

Mexico Targets Journalists/Activists With Spyware Reserved for Criminals