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INDEPENDENT NEWS Pensacola, FL, January 2001 to Present


  • Plan news stories, features and columns for each issue and assign stories to writers and freelancers.
  • Help manage editorial writers and freelancers, along with small staff.
  • Report and write in-depth and investigative cover stories for newsweekly.
  • Work with the Art Director to develop creative covers and story layouts.
  • Write a political news column.
  • Write and post stories daily on the newsweekly's news blog on the Web.

In addition, freelance regularly for New York Times, Associated Press and WSRE, PBS-affilliate, community affairs TV program.

THE NORTHWEST FLORIDA DAILY NEWS Fort Walton Beach, FL, November 1996 to January 2001

Santa Rosa County Bureau Reporter

  • Covered Santa Rosa County, which includes planning coverage, and generating daily and in-depth stories.
  • Reported and wrote on a myriad of topics, such as environment, development, education, county government, federal and local courts.
  • Helped run and manage the Navarre bureau.

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL Pensacola, FL, April 1994 to November 1996

News Reporter

  • Covered University of West Florida and Pensacola Junior College, local governmental agencies, environmental issues and other general assignment stories.
  • Led coverage of 1996 local elections, included generating story ideas.


Engineering Times Staff Writer

  • Planned stories, covered Capitol Hill and wrote stories on business, technology and engineering field for monthly trade magazine.
  • Designed pages and edited copy.

PUBLIC UTILITIES FORTNIGHTLY Arlington, VA, July 1991 to February 1992

Associate Editor

  • Wrote, edited and compiled business and technology stories focusing on the energy industry for bi-weekly energy magazine.
  • Chose and edited features submitted by contributing writers.

THE TUCSON CITIZEN Tucson, AZ, September 1988 to April 1991

Sports Writer

  • Covered University of Arizona, spring training and other professional and amateur sports.


  • THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS Dallas, TX, Sports Writer, Summer 1990
  • THE GAZETTE Colorado Springs, CO, Reporter, Summer 1989


The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ

Bachelor of Arts, December 1990

References available upon request.





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