From 1983 to 2001, she worked at ABC6 in Providence, where she developed a specialty investigating government waste in a segment called "You Paid for It!" She also worked regularly as a substitute anchor. She is a member of Investigative Reporters & Editors, has written several articles for RI Lawyers Weekly, and has worked as a host/reporter for WRNI, Rhode Island's NPR station.
She is a founding member of ACCESS/RI -- a coalition of organizations and interested individuals who are working to ensure that public records and public meetings remain open and accessible to the public -- and in September 2003 was elected president of the group. She earned her M.S. degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University.