present News Publishing Co., Georgia
Assistant Editor – reports, writes and helps in the production of newspapers owned
by the company including The Rockmart Journal, The Cedartown Standard and
The Rome NewsTribune.
present Freelance Writer, Atlanta GA
Writer, researcher, editor has written articles for local magazines, reported and
wrote news for local radio stations, worked as a contracted associate producer for
WSBTV in Atlanta and is edited a book, “Bill Cosby Is Right” which was
published this year.
PrestigeVision/Adelphia Channel , Cartersville GA
News Director – managed a fourperson newsroom, producing taped and live
newscasts, anchored, reported both taped and live news events, produced news
series, coordinated news series with sister stations; also was the corporate
troubleshooter for our five other stations, consulting, revamping and training their
The Rome News Tribune, Rome Ga.
Medical Reporter – created a medical beat reporting both features and the political
side of medicine including health care reform and environmental issues. This also
included investigative reporting into the local hospital authority, which led to key
arrests and the case coming before the grand jury. My reports resulted in
significant changes in the local hospital structure, prompted newspapers across the
state to look at their systems, and resulted in new state legislation aimed at
transparency and accountability in public hospital administrations.
. The TimesGeorgian, Carrollton Ga.
Senior Staff Writer – wrote a variety of news and feature stories and assisted in
editing and producing daily paper.
. The Houston Home Journal, Perry Ga.
Lifestyle Editor – produced a lifestyle section twice a week focusing on food,
features and school events. Also worked in news, covering school board, county
commission meetings and court.
. Warner Robins Sun, Warner Robins Ga.
Staff Writer – reporter for crime beat and military.
GPA Best News Story, Best News Feature, Best News Photo, Best Feature Photo,
GPA Community Service Award, Freedom of Information Award, ,
GPA Best Feature Page,
National Newspaper Contest – Third Place Medical Reporting,
GBA – Best Newscast WBHF