Audio maker, I cover poverty and other things @WLRN, @NPR affiliate. Sometimes okra pickler. Frequent banjo experimenter. RT ≠ endorsements.

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I am a reporter for WLRN-Miami Herald News with a focus on issues of poverty, homelessness, and income inequality.

Graduating from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, I got my start in radio at WXYC-Chapel Hill, the student run station.

I've worked with NPR member station WUNC in Chapel...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Developed a radio news show at my college radio station, WXYC. First /real job at WLRN.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To using small stories to explore bigger issues

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