Background & Experience

Freelance Journalist, 2015 – Present

Co-host of the Columbia Energy Exchange, a weekly podcast at the Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy. Moderate public events on energy issues. Director of the Energy Journalism Initiative at the Center on Global Energy Policy, a program that provides orientation on disciplines associated with energy for reporters new to the beat. Wrote weekly energy column for USA Today.

Host, Platts Energy Week TV, 2010-2014

Hosted “Platts Energy Week,” a weekly energy-news program featuring leading newsmakers from government, industry and academia. The program aired on Sundays on WUSA, a CBS affiliate in Washington, and on PBS stations in Houston and more than 20 other U.S. markets. Its archives remain available at

Demonstrated thought leadership as a moderator and speaker, including events held by McGraw Hill Financial, Platts, Bentek Energy, The Atlantic Council, Edison Electric Institute and RealClearEnergy.

Editorial Director, Platts/McGraw Hill, ​2008 – 2014

Directed Platts’ reporting on US energy policy and coordinate coverage of the US government by Platts’ Washington bureau. Supervised staff of editors and reporters that covers Congress, the White House and government agencies.

Chief Editor, Platts/McGraw Hill, ​2000 – 2008

Edit daily and weekly newsletters covering energy policy for specialized business audience. Supervise editors and reporters who cover Congress, White House and government agencies. Produce conferences and other events focusing on U.S. energy policy. Manage budgets for publications and staffs.