Date of Joining WATE: June 2014
Birthplace/Hometown: White Lake, Mich. (Metro Detroit)
- Central Michigan University – B.A.A. double major in Broadcast & Cinematic Arts and English, B.A. minor in Journalism
Previous Media Experience:
- Multimedia Journalist, WLNS TV 6 in Lansing, Mich. Feb. 2013 – May 2014
When I’m not at work I enjoy spending time outdoors. You can find me taking my dog for a hike, going kayaking, or for a run on one of Knoxville’s greenways. I also enjoy to cook, craft, shop and spend time with family and friends.
What You Enjoy About Local News:
This job allows me to combine so many things I love – from writing, to photography, meeting people and sharing their stories, reporting is a new adventure every day. I appreciate the fact I get to talk to people on all walks of life, and because of that, I learn something new every day.
Media Awards and Honors:
- Outstanding Journalist, Ingham County Humanitarian Award (2014)
- Video Feature Segment Finalist, National Broadcast Society (2013)
- Audio Feature Package Finalist, National Broadcast Society (2013)
- Talk Show Host Finalist, Michigan Association of Broadcasters (2013)
- Central Michigan University Broadcast & Cinematic Arts Special Talent Scholarship (2012)
- Talk Show Host Finalist, Michigan Association of Broadcasters (2012)