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Experience

A snapshot of my work in journalism.

Investigative reporting Investigative reporting

In my time covering daily business news for the Bradenton Herald, certain stories have leapt out at me and struck a chord. In every case, a quick-hit daily I wrote spurred a phone call that turned into a story I dug my heels into. I wrote about two elderly care facilities planning to open in […]

Multimedia Multimedia

In the days of yore, a reporter only answered the phone, interviewed sources and wrote stuff down. Now, it’s a full-time multifold job, with video, photo and audio skills required for anyone in the journalism field. My best skills will always be those of an investigative journalist: asking the questions no one else wants to […]

Business coverage Business coverage

From economic development incentives to Panama Papers to waste of taxpayer money, I’ve covered it all for the Bradenton Herald in Bradenton, Florida. The Bradenton Herald’s coverage area spans Manatee County and Sarasota County. Circulation: 27,000 daily, 39,000 Sunday and 3.9 million page views per month. The beat includes restaurant, retail, tourism, unemployment, Port Manatee, the Sarasota-Bradenton […]

From the Blog

Writing about food, journalism and other things I'm interested in.

That time I locked myself out on Thanksgiving

That time I locked myself out on Thanksgiving

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in journalism | No Comments

This is just a story that I need recorded. On Thanksgiving morning, I ducked into the garage for a quick second to dump trash. When I turned around to return to freshly poured iced coffee and make a bowl of oatmeal, I was staring at a locked door. Panic, the type that makes your face […]

Rainbow heirloom tomato salad

Rainbow heirloom tomato salad

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Food, GCF, Salad | No Comments

Friendsgiving was a chance to take a break from moving (I just finished tonight and am actually laying with my feet propped up right now, writing this on my phone) and show off the rainbow heirlooms I picked up at Geraldson Community Farm. Rainbow heirloom tomato salad: Bag of mixed greens Tomatoes Parmesan, asiago cheeses […]