CAREER SUMMARY

An experienced reporter and Emmy-winning anchor with more than 100,000 combined followers on various social media platforms, which she uses to engage viewers. Extensive live, breaking news, and enterprise reporting skills.

EXPERIENCE

Anchor/Reporter

WJLA, Washington, DC 

August 2016 to Present

Weekday evening anchor 5, 6, & 10 pm. Hosts daily "Tech Desk" segment. Breaking news anchor as needed. Responsible for all phases of story development, contact development, and live on-air presentation.

Reporter/Breaking News Anchor

WFLA, Tampa, Florida

August 2014 to August 2016

Reporter and social media anchor for weekday morning newscast. Go-to breaking news reporter for weekday morning newscasts. Fill-in anchor for other newscasts. 

National Correspondent

Feature Story News Service, Los Angeles, California

2012 to August 2014

Multimedia journalist, covered the West Coast for several foreign news networks. Covered breaking news and general assignment stories. Extensive live experience, heavy social media use.

Reporter

WUSA, Washington, DC

2009 to 2012

Covered a wide range of stories, including heavy enterprise reporting along with breaking news.

 

Anchor/Reporter

WSIL, Carterville, Illinois

2005 to 2008

Anchored the morning newscasts and then reported for other newscasts. Gained investigative reporting experience.

EDUCATION

Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Illinois

Bachelor of Science in News-Editorial Journalism

Minor in Administration of Justice

International Reporting Project

India Fellowship

Johns Hopkins University

SKILLS

 

Social Media: Conducts daily Facebook Live broadcasts on top news stories. Uses Tagboard and Banjo for on-air interactive storytelling. Has more than 100,000 followers combined on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Periscope.

Newsroom: ENPS, Avid iNews

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