TEGNA (Verify), Washington, D.C.;
National Host May 2021-Present
•Anchored investigative segments for VERIFY, TEGNA's fact-checking unit.
•Wrote and produced content for VERIFY's digital and social media platforms
•Hosted weekly "Verify This" show that aired on over-the-top outlets for TEGNA's 50+ stations,
KFMB-DT (CBS/CW Affiliate), San Diego, California;
Reporter/Fill-in Anchor/Fill-in Weather August 2015-May 2021
•Hosted special reports and an Emmy Award-winning series on the U.S.-Mexico border.
•Named station's "data champion" to track, investigate and lead reports on COVID-19.
•Fill-in anchored and weather forecasted.
WRGB/WCWN-DT (CBS/CW Affiliate), Albany, New York;
Reporter/Fill-in Anchor August 2012-August 2015
•Covered Boston Marathon Bombings and Dannemora Prison Escape for sister stations.
•Solo anchored morning and evening newscasts as needed.
•Established sources in the community to break stories.
WNDU-DT (NBC Affiliate), South Bend, Indiana;
Reporter July 2009-July 2012
•Worked as the only one-man band nightside reporter to break stories.
•Helped rebuild and relaunch station Facebook and Twitter presence.
•Named "Best Reporter" from the Indiana AP Broadcaster's Association.
KOMU-TV (NBC Affiliate), Columbia, Missouri;
Reporter/Anchor February 2008-July 2009
•Worked as one-man band reporter.
•Anchored weekend evening newscast.
•Created content for Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Website Editor August 2008-July 2009
•Wrote and edited stories in AP style.
•Added and created additional web-only content for stories.
Live Truck Operator August 2006-July 2009
•Set up and photographed live shots using analog ENG microwave equipment.
Education and Training
•Bachelor of Journalism
University of Missouri; Columbia, Missouri
•Citizen's Academy - San Diego County Office of the District Attorney/Sheriff's Department
•Citizens Academy - FBI San Diego
Awards and Recognition
•2020 Regional Emmy Award "Breaking News Coverage" - National Academy of Television Arts & Science
•2020 Regional Emmy Award “Border Issues” - National Academy of Television Arts & Science
•2020 Regional Emmy Award “Current Affairs Special" - National Academy of Television Arts & Science
•2019 Regional Emmy Nominee “Investigative Reports” - National Academy of Television Arts & Science
•2017 Regional Emmy Award “Spot News Coverage” - National Academy of Television Arts & Science
•2015 Special Mention “Continuing Coverage” - New York State Associated Press Association
•2012 "Best Reporter" Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association
•Radio Television News Director's Association Rob Sunde Fellowship - Completed at WSAZ-TV
•Radio Television News Director's Foundation Carole Simpson Award