EXPERIENCE

WVIR-TV (NBC) Charlottesville, VA                                                       November 2005 – Present

Morning & Noon Anchor                                                                             April 2018 – Present

  • Co-Anchor #1 Rated Morning News 4:30 – 7:00 AM; #1 Rated Noon News 12:00 – 12:30 PM

  • Develop and Produce Content for Newscasts Working with Reporters and Producers

  • Engage and Interact with Audiences through Social Media (3,600 Twitter Followers)

 

Weekend Evening Anchor/Managing Editor                                           June 2006 – April 2018

  • Produce and Solo Anchor 6 & 11 PM NBC Newscasts, 10 PM CW Newscast

  • Lead a Team of Reporters, Web Editor, and Production Staff as Weekend Managing Editor

 

Valley Bureau Reporter/MMJ                                                                     November 2005 – April 2018

  • Enterprise Stories; Cover Assigned Stories and Breaking News Daily

  • Produce Feature and Investigative Special Reports

  • Shoot, Write, and Edit Multiple “Fresh” Versions of a Story Daily; Collaborate with Photographers

KOMU-TV (NBC) Columbia, MO                                                            September 2003 – August 2005

Reporter/Anchor                                                                              

  • Delivered Live Reports for Multiple Daily Newscasts

  • Investigated Enterprise and Viewer-Suggested Stories for Award-Winning “Target 8” Unit

  • Anchored Weekend Evening Newscasts; Filled-In for Weekday Newscasts

KMOX RADIO Jefferson City, MO                                                          January 2003 – May 2003

Capitol Reporter                                                                               

  • Recorded and Edited Radio Reports from State Capitol Bureau for St. Louis News Radio

  • Cultivated and Maintained Sources in State Government/Politics for Story Ideas

WHAG-TV (NBC) Hagerstown, MD                                                          May 2002 – August 2002

Intern/MMJ                                                                               

  • Collaborated with Reporters and Producers to Generate Content for Newscasts

  • Shot, Wrote, and Edited Stories for Newscasts

SKILLS

  • Shoot with Sony NX5U, Panasonic DVC-Pro, Beta, P2, and AVCHD Cameras

  • Edit in Adobe Premiere, Final Cut, Edius Pro, Avid NewsCutter, and Tape-to-Tape

  • Script and Produce in I-News and ENPS

  • Write and Post Online Stories in Frankly and Clickability

  • Interact on All Social Media Platforms

  • Working Proficiency in Spanish

AWARDS

2019 Capital Emmys Winner: Health/Science

2019 Capital Emmys Nominee: Health/Science, Religion

2019 VA AP Broadcasters Award: Best Serious Feature, Light Feature, Old Dominion Heritage

2019 Virginia Association of Broadcasters: Best Morning Show

2018 Capital Emmys Nominee: Arts/Entertainment News Feature, Health/Science, Historic/Cultural Within 24 Hours

2018 VA AP Broadcasters Award: Best Reporter, Light Feature, Serious Feature, Old Dominion Heritage

2017 Capital Emmys Nominee: General Assignment Report

2017 VA AP Broadcasters Award: Feature Photography

2016 VA AP Broadcasters Award: Feature or Human Interest Story

2015 VA AP Broadcasters Award: Feature Photography, Best Human Interest Series

2014 VA AP Broadcasters Award: Outstanding News Anchor, Investigative Reporting, Continuing Coverage

2013 “Valley’s Favorite Newscaster”: News Virginian Readers’ Poll

2012 VA School Board Association Media Honor Roll: Excellence in Education Reporting

2005 William Randolph Hearst Foundation Journalism Awards Semi-Finalist

2004 SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards National Finalist: General News

EDUCATION

University of Missouri - Columbia                                              May 2005

Bachelor of Journalism - Broadcast News; Magna Cum Laude

Minor in Spanish