Education: E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University
Current Position/Job Duties: Investigative Reporter
Previous Work Experience: KRBC in Abilene, TX; WJAC in Johnstown, PA; KXLT in Rochester, MN; WTOL in Toledo, OH
Joined News 5: August 2013
Most Memorable Stories: Covering dozens of children involved in the Eastern Sandusky Childhood Cancer Cluster here in Ohio; Hurricane Katrina; Dedication of the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.; Cleveland Cavs NBA Championship; 2016 Republican National Convention
Awards/Honors: Three Edward R. Murrow Awards for Investigative Journalism, 3 Emmy Awards including 2 for Best Reporter, 18 AP Awards in several categories including Best Reporter, Investigative Reporting, Enterprise Reporting and Continuing Coverage.
News Philosophy: If it’s something that affects a lot of people, is something out of the ordinary and can benefit our viewers, we need to cover it with accuracy and fairness.
Role Model(s): My family
Favorite Sports Team(s): I know I’m in Cleveland, but growing up in Pennsylvania we always followed the Steelers. I do love the Cleveland Cavs and the Indians! I also like the North Carolina Tarheels basketball team and The Ohio State Buckeyes.
Favorite Music: Pretty much everything but country or opera
Favorite Movie: My kids’ home movies
Favorite Program: I watch a lot of sports and news; Newsroom TV series