Web Producer at @WSMV in Nashville. University of South Carolina grad. Cincinnati native. SeeDisclaimer.com

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I'm a journalist at heart and discovered my passion for Web producing during college when I interned in the Web communications office at the University of South Carolina.

I am currently the morning digital producer at WSMV in Nashville. My duties include writing breaking news stories, clipping vi...

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Jul 20, 2017

RT @NBCNightlyNews: BREAKING: O.J. Simpson reacts to being granted parole in Nevada.  http://snpy.tv/2gNUimy 

Jul 20, 2017

RT @SportsCenter: Breaking: O.J. Simpson has been granted parole nine years into a 33-year sentence; could be released as early as Oc…

Jul 20, 2017

RT @NBCNightlyNews: BREAKING: All 4 commissioners vote for parole for O.J. Simpson. https://t.co/zfmnhDG6aA

Jul 20, 2017

RT @SenJohnMcCain: I greatly appreciate the outpouring of support - unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I'll be back soon,…

Jul 20, 2017

@ameliaknisely If I could only read dog news all day, I'd be such a happy person!

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I'm still in my first job at News 12, and I've loved every second.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

I love Rachel McAdams' character in "State of Play." Yay for bloggers!

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To advocate for the people around you and find out the information that your viewers/readers need to know.

Midsouth Regional Emmy Award

2016 - Continuing Coverage (Within 24 hours)
Received this award for our news team's coverage of the riot at the Woodland Hills juvenile facility in Nashville.

Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters Award

2014 - Best Website
I was part of the three-person team that managed WSMV.com.