I work for the USA TODAY Network-Florida, The News-Press and the Naples Daily News in Southwest Florida. My work has also appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, BBC and elsewhere. I am the recipient of 50-plus journalism awards for public service, diverse coverage, investigative reporting, multimedia, feature writing and community leadership. I am fluent in Spanish.


Florida’s agriculture commissioner asked the governor to open COVID-19 vaccinations to all farmworkers, noting they are “critical to producing safe, secure” food while being exposed to higher health risks during the pandemic.