CAREER SUMMARY

An 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

Good Morning Washington and Alert Desk Anchor. Hosts a daily 1-hour interactive newscast dedicated to developments during the Coronavirus Pandemic on STIRR and The National Desk. Previously anchored 5 pm, 6 pm, and 10 pm newscasts. Part of a team awarded a Regional Edward R. Murrow and earned an Emmy for coverage of the Capital Gazette Shooting, and won an Emmy for coverage of the Congressional Baseball Shooting.

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. Nominated for an Emmy for feature reports. 

National Correspondent

Feature Story News Service, Los Angeles, California

2012 to August 2014

Correspondent based on the West Coast and reporting for several foreign news networks. Traveled to major breaking news events, focused on enterprise stories as well as general assignment reports including internationally. 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 reported for other newscasts. Gained investigative reporting experience.

EDUCATION & MORE

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

Created a documentary about child mortality in India

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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