Spectrum News Network (formerly Time Warner), Raleigh, NC (September 2013-Present)
Solely responsible for covering Durham/Chapel Hill beat as part of 24th largest television DMA.
Maintain a large social media presence.
Able to establish and maintain contacts to daily enterprise story ideas.
Shoot, write, edit, and deliver packages and live reports for North Carolina’s
only 24-hour cable local news station, reaching over 1 millions homes.
Digital Journalist, WJTV News Channel 12, Jackson, MS (May 2010- August 2013)
Responsible for developing story ideas as well as shooting, writing, and editing multiple packages for
the station’s different media platforms.
Provided live coverage for the station’s newscasts.
Assisted producers in creating and executing newscasts.
Freelance Reporter, WJTV News Channel 12 Jackson, MS (June 2007- May 2010)
Worked with the news team on live coverage of major events such as the General Election;
Carmichael, MS Pipeline Explosion; and Yazoo County Tornado Coverage.
Anchor/Reporter/Producer, WHLT CBS 22 News Hattiesburg, MS (June 2007-May 2010)
Single-handedly covered the Hattiesburg area, including six counties.
Served as the sole reporter, producer, photographer, assignment editor, and anchor for the station.
Responsible for finding, shooting, writing, and editing five to seven stories daily.
Reporter, Capital News Service College Park, MD (August 2006- December 2006)
Covered Baltimore City for the university’s highly newscast. Wrote, shot, and edited many of my
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Awards & Recognition
Best Investigative News Reporting, Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters Award, 2011.
Achievement Award, WJTV April Tornado, Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters Award, 2011.
Best Spot News Reporting, Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters Award, 2010.
Best General News Reporting, Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters Award, 2010.
Member, National Association of Black Journalists, 2003-present
Member, Triangle Association of Black Journalists, 2013-present
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism
, College Park, MD.
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Criminology-Criminal Justice.