-Reporting on the 2015 unrest in Baltimore was nominated for an Online News Association award. That reporting included breaking the story of a transgender woman held in a male prison cell without proper clothing, reporting on police-citizen clashes to millions of followers on Twitter, hundreds of thousands of followers on Snapchat, and tens of thousands of followers on Periscope, and writing/reporting a dozen other stories in a week-long period.

-Profiled Walter Scott after his killing at the hands of North Charleston, South Carolina police drove the national news cycle for a week, led widely-praised Periscope/Snapchat coverage that garnered hundreds of thousands of views, and reported/wrote seven stories in a four-day period as Mashable's only reporter on the ground.

-Wrote profiles of victims and of Chapel Hill, North Carolina's Muslim community after a white man executed three Muslim students there in early 2015. Wrote a story one year later about how the family has struggled to grieve in a country where anti-Islamic rhetoric is more becoming more pronounced. That story was shared 30,000 times.

-Covered the spread of fentanyl-infused heroin as it burned through Buffalo, New York, in a story that described Buffalo as a microcosm of the epidemic of heroin addiction spreading across the United States.  

-Wrote on the contradictions of Christian organizations peddling creationism in classrooms across America while claiming to promote free inquiry.

-Other highlights are listed here.