Select work for New Orleans Public Radio:
Select work as Southerly's Gulf Coast Correspondent:
Opposite: early voting in Lake Charles. Photo by Katie Sikora.
Supported by Pulitzer Center; co-published with The Hechinger Report; re-published by Louisiana Illuminator.
Opposite: Lisa Morgan, a high school teacher in Lake Charles.
Photo by Katie Sikora.
Supported by Pulitzer Center; re-published by The Current and Louisiana Illuminator.
Opposite: Sasha Miller, a single mother in Lake Charles who became unhoused as a result of the hurricanes. Photo by Katie Sikora.
Opposite: Me reporting in Lake Charles, October 2020. Photo by Katie Sikora.
‘People are wiped out’: Costs pile up as hurricane season begins (6/23/21) Co-reported and co-published with the Texas Observer
Opposite: A base camp shelter in Montegut, October 2021. Photo by me.
Co-reported and co-published with the Houma Courier
Opposite: Chief Shirell Parfait-Dardar and Emily Torrey discuss plans to create resources that will empower tribal members and residents to properly document storm damage, November 2021. Photo by Kezia Setyawan.
Other longform journalism and essays:
Be for a Blessing, The Oxford American, Summer/Fall 2020 issue
How Louisiana's oil and gas industry uses prison labor, Powerlines Project (co-published by Scalawag Magazine, Southerly Magazine, and the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture at Columbia University).
Two Houses on the Eatonton-Milledgeville Road, The Bitter Southerner
Old Bridge, New Cliques, Down East Magazine
Knowing Phyllis Austin, Down East Magazine