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I’m a reporter, researcher, fact-checker, and filmmaker who contributes to long-form and investigative projects.

I’m a fellow at Fault Lines, Al Jazeera’s current affairs documentary program about the United States. I conduct research and assist with production.

Before, I interned at Type Investigations. Highlights at Type: filing 80 public records requests across the country, and learning a whole lot about the military justice system. (The stories I helped research are still TK.)

I shot and edited a short documentary about moving to the United States as a child and forgetting my native language. That film, Masha & Dasha, has screened at film festivals in Slovenia and Ohio. Now, I speak French at an advanced level and am conversational in Russian.

I’ve interned as a reporter at the Montreal Gazette—you can read some of my work here. I earned a graduate diploma in visual journalism from Concordia University in Montreal in 2018.

In the past, I was a community organizer, communications person, and curriculum developer. A more complete CV is on my LinkedIn.

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