As a national investigative reporter for Fox Sports 1 since its inception in August 2013 I have covered some of the biggest stories involving athletes outside the arena:


As senior reporter at I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS between October 2012 and August 2013, I was involved in long-term investigative reporting on issues that matter to Colorado:

The Denver Post

As a staff writer and editor at The Denver Post between March 2009 and October 2012, I was fortunate to tackle interesting stories on a variety of topics:

The Crossing

I am often asked about “The Crossing” — the mammoth 34-part series I wrote for the Rocky Mountain News that was published in early 2007. The series examined the lifelong implications of Colorado’s worst traffic accident, a 1961 collision of a high-speed passenger train and a school bus outside Greeley that took the lives of 20 children. “The Crossing” was the most difficult, challenging, interesting and rewarding story I’ve ever told, and I was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing for that series. After The Rocky’s demise, its website slowly disappeared and today that series and its extras, like the accompanying video documentaries, podcasts and photographs, are no longer accessible on the Internet. UPDATE — As of May 1, 2014, I can report that I have obtained permission to post the entire series on the web and am working with a designer to iron out the technical details necessary for that to happen. Check back often — I’ll announce details as they become available.


As one who thinks almost non-stop about writing — who sits in movie theaters and considers the way the narrative was contructed — one of my great pleasures is to come across the work of others that moves me in some important way. Each of these stories, in my estimation, was masterfully written: