Currently, Beth is the Multimedia Editor for the weekend edition of the PBS NewsHour, where she is responsible for multimedia reporting, online editing and social media production.
Previously, she was the Associate Web Producer of PBS’ national politics show, Need to Know. Her work for Need to Know has been published by Atlantic Cities, The Climate Desk, Grist and Mother Jones.
Before moving back to her hometown of NYC, Beth was a Multimedia Producer and videographer at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where she was also the Social Media Editor of Pipeline, the national award-winning niche site run by a team of reporters at the Post-Gazette.
For her work on Pipeline, Beth won the 2011 Edward J. Meeman Award award for environmental reporting, given each year by the Scripps Howard Foundation.
Pipeline was also honored at the 2011 Online News Association awards ceremony in Boston for Best Specialty Site. The judges called Pipeline an “innovative partnership on a very important story” and “a hard and an admirable journalistic endeavor.”
Beth graduated cum laude from Colby College in 2010. During her college tenure, she was named Editor-in-Chief of the Colby Echo, the college’s student-run newspaper for which she had previously been news editor (Fall 2007– Spring 2008) and managing editor (Fall 2008).
While in school, Beth worked as a research assistant at Duke University’s DeWitt Center for Media & Democracy where she researched new media trends and computational journalism. She also spent a summer as a news reporter for the Queens Tribune newspaper in New York City.