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Experience

  • 2017 - present: managing editor, The Frankfort State Journal
  • 2017: associate editor, Salisbury (N.C.) Post
  • 2017: special correspondent, Port Arthur News
  • 2014 - 2017: politics reporter, Salisbury (N.C.) Post
  • 2013 - 2014: staff writer, Selma (Ala.) Times-Journal
  • 2013: news reporter, Natchez (Miss.) Democrat

Education

  • 2013: Bachelor's degree in journalism, Louisiana State University

Recent awards

  • 2018 - First place, City-County Government Reporting, NC Press Association
  • 2018 - First place, Best Editorials, NC Press Association
  • 2018 - Second place, News Feature, NC Press Association
  • 2018 - Third place, Best Video, NC Press Association
  • 2017 - Henry Lee Weathers Freedom of Information Award
  • 2017 - Honorable mention, Senator Sam Open Government Award
  • 2017 - First place, Business Writing, NC Press Association
  • 2017 - Third place, Best Video, NC Press Association
  • 2017 - Third Place, Best Editorials, NC Press Association
  • 2017 - Third place, Best Election/Political Reporting, NC Press Association
  • 2016 - First place, Beat News, NC Press Association
  • 2016 - Second place, News Enterprise Reporting, NC Press Association
  • 2015 - Third Place, Best Editorial Column or Commentary, Alabama Press Association
  • 2015 - Third place in Online Breaking News - Alabama Press Association
  • 2014 - First Place in Best Public Service - Alabama Press Association
  • 2014 - First place in Best Lede - Mississippi Press Association
  • 2013 - First place in Breaking News Reporting - Society of Professional Journalists