Emily is a writer and researcher for DrugWatch. She has a passion for delivering well-researched, accurate content that informs, educates and entertains readers.
She began her professional career as a journalist while attending the University of Florida. She worked as an editorial assistant for Miami magazine and as the production assistant at The Brechner Center for Freedom of Information, a unit of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications. She also contributed to the campus newspaper, the Independent Florida Alligator.
Emily went on to work as a writer for UF Health News; an editor, producer and anchor for WUFT.org; and a correspondent for The Gainesville Sun. During the summer months, she was an intern for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press in Washington, D.C., and the San Antonio Express-News in San Antonio, Texas. Her assignments ranged from covering U.S. Supreme Court decisions to writing feature stories about health topics.
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, Emily covered crime, breaking news and local government for the South Florida Sun Sentinel. She is a television enthusiast and a chocolate chip cookie aficionado.