Digital producer @standardex. I tweet about the news and nerdy things. Formerly of @KearneyHub. South Dakota native and @usd alum.

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Digital editor and city reporter for the Kearney Hub in Kearney, Neb. Former regional editor, covering nine counties and supervising a small crew of correspondents. Breaking news, features, crime, courts, education, government -- I can cover them all and make them look good on the web, too.


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@JessicaKokesh — 305 followers, 2,593 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

Jodi Benson just did the Bom Qui Qui skit and it. was. amazing. #SLCC17

Sep 22, 2017

RT @maryisagirl: why help urself when u can listen to true crime podcasts and read stuff that will make u actively more anxious

Sep 22, 2017

RT @AP: Sen. McCain's statement likely deals a fatal blow to the last-gasp GOP measure in an expected Senate showdown. 

Sep 22, 2017

Lazy Jessica Jones cosplay for #SLCC17 or my regular aesthetic? You decide.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Working as a reporter for my high school newspaper, Woksape.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Does plucking my cat off my vintage typewriter on my bookcase count? No? Okay.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter. All the fun stuff happens on Twitter, whether it's hilarious hashtags or live tweeting events and breaking news.

Nebraska Press Association

2015 - Best Use of Social Media
1st Place in NPA's Best Use of Social Media for coverage and reader interaction of the death of beloved area teacher and coach.

Nebraska Press Association

2014 - News Writing
1st Place in the NPA News Writing category for coverage of the 2013 Peter Draper child abuse trail in Hastings, Neb.