USA Today's senior music writer. Nashville native. All-around music geek. Motto of the modern journalist: Be cheap, fast and perfect.
I cover country music, "American Idol" and whatever else strikes my fancy for USA TODAY.
Writer of USA TODAY's Idol Chatter blog.
Also write and produce the syndicated radio show "America's Opry Weekend" and Opry Country Classics, a live show, broadcast on WSM-AM, running Thursday nights in the spring and the fall at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.Read Full Bio →