Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Prior to joining the site, he reported on energy policy and politics for Politico and Greenwire. Before that, he covered courts and crime for a small South Carolina daily. His work has also been published by the New York Times and Scientific American, and he has been featured as a guest on public radio in the United States and abroad. He was a 2013 fellow at the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism.
He is a graduate of Davidson College, and lives in Iowa City.