I am a seasoned visual communicator rooted in a rich background as a photojournalist and editor. I create compelling storytelling photographs, videos, websites, and graphic designs, I'm dedicated to meeting your unique visual communication requirements.
During my tenure as the director of communications for the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University, I spearheaded the development of the college's branding, marketing strategies, and communications initiatives.
Prior to that role, I was the Knight Digital Media Fellow in the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism at The Ohio State University. I produced a series of impactful video stories addressing the culture of "no snitching" in Newport News, Va.
I was a senior editor, as well as one of the photojournalists, on the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service at The Charlotte Observer for its coverage of televangelist Jim Bakker. I have been a seven-time winner of the Society of News Design awards, four-time winner of Missouri Lifestyle General Excellence awards, three times named Scripps Howard Designer of the Year. During my journalism career, I won more than 30 other awards from state and national journalism organizations. My work has been featured in newspapers across the United States and in TIME, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated and National Geographics’ World magazine.
As a newsroom leader, I have been a senior editor for The Charlotte Observer, the Milwaukee Journal, the Baltimore Evening Sun, the Arkansas Democrat, Treasure Coast Newspapers in Florida, Scripps Howard News Service in Washington, D.C. and the Roanoke Times in Virginia.