Formerly: @wvgazettemail, @thestate, @MorgantonNews and @DJNF intern @ALcomMobile. Alum @radfordu. RTs ≠ endorsements.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Fresh out of college I worked a Dow Jones News Fund internship with Alabama Media Group in Mobile, AL.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Will McAvoy from The Newsroom.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To be a journalist is to be a public servant -- to keep people informed and hold authorities accountable.