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Why was Army vet charged $4,033 for $450 MRI? It’s ‘complicated,’ hospital says, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, May 3, 2017

Cash, sex and pills: The life of a Metairie doctor accused of threatening feds, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, October 4, 2016

Shucker for a day: Oysters, immigrants and an aching back, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, May 5, 2016

2016 Associated Press Media Editors Award: 2nd place for Feature Writing

The trials and travails of a New Orleans Public Defender, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, March 30, 2016

See the Ask Me Anything on Reddit with the story subjects here.   

Fools’ Gold: How a controversial hit Discovery Channel show went from boom to bust, BuzzFeed, January 10, 2015

Did a moldy building kill 4 New Orleans college professors?, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, July 22, 2015

Read Slate’s post about this story on The Slatest here

Chasing the Cicada: Exploring the darkest corridors of the Internet, Mental Floss Magazine, December 2012

Chosen as a Staff Pick by Longform.org

The mystery of the Lucky Comedy Club, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, July 11, 2014

2015 NOLA Press Club Award: Second place for Feature Writing 

Unrealized Promise: Lil Wayne, Mountain Dew, and the Lower 9th Ward VillageNOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, April 29, 2014

2015 NOLA Press Club Award: Third place for Investigative Reporting

A Visit from the Devil: A feared traditional priest from Ghana spends a year in the BronxNew York Times, July 19, 2013

For More Accurate Forecasts, Follow the Fish, PBS: Nova Next, October 1, 2013

Off Reggae’s Grid, Back on the Map, New York Times, February 16, 2013

Leaving His Footprints on the City, New York Times, March 23, 2012

Hasidic Sleuth’s Beat: Mean Streets of Brooklyn, New York Times, July 8, 2011