She joined Journalist’s Resource in 2015 after working as a reporter for newspapers and radio stations in the U.S. and Central America, including the Orlando Sentinel and Philadelphia Inquirer. Her work also has appeared in publications such as USA TODAY, the New York Times, Chicago Tribune and Washington Post. She has received a multitude of national, regional and state-level journalism awards and was named as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2013 for an investigative series she led that focused on hazing and other problems at Florida A&M University. Ordway was a 2014-15 Fellow of Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism. She also serves on the Journalist Advisory Board to the national Education Writers Association. @DeniseOrdway
2015 study published in New Media & Society that examines how posting a “mood meter” online alongside human-interest news articles affects readers' reaction to the stories and likelihood of sharing them.
2015 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research that examines wealth transmission between parents and children and the extent to which wealthiness is affected by genetics and environmental factors.
2015 tip sheet on covering college-ranking systems and a collection of research exploring issues such as how the publication of annual college rankings impacts student behavior and university spending,