Multimedia Producer at @WSMV in Nashville. University of South Carolina grad. Cincinnati native.

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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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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