T.R. Goldman is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist. His stories range from a look at transit-oriented development in Evanston, Il. to water innovation in Las Vegas, from profiles of jazz harmonica great Toots Thielemans and jazz steel pan player Victor Provost to the viability of synthetic meat and the efficacy of cigarette taxes. His writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Politico, the Columbia Journalism Review, Health Affairs, among others.