Collins is a Brown Institute Magic Grant recipient, journalist, and documentary filmmaker currently working at HealthDay News. She just wrapped up her documentary about an after-school circus program in Trenton and has been researching the right to be forgotten in American newsrooms. Previously, Collins campaigned on a bellwether congressional race in the Philadelphia suburbs and worked as a researcher for USC Annenberg Dean Emeritus Geoffrey Cowan. She earned her M.S. from the Columbia Journalism School and degrees in political science and broadcast journalism from USC Annenberg.