Sports Anchor/Executive Producer, WBIR-TV
SepTember 2016 – Present
-leading the sports department at the NBC affiliate in a transition to emphasizing storytelling, analysis and creative content rather than highlights
-main anchor for sportscasts at 5, 6, 10 and 11 p.m. focusing intensely on local sports
-write articles and post video to wbir.com, run WBIR Sports Twitter (13k followers), Facebook and Instagram accounts
-created the two-time Emmy nominated mini-documentary series "10Sports Presents"
-continued weekly "Film Study" segment, breaking down the X's and O's of Tennessee football
-producer and co-host of Friday night high school football show, the 10Sports Blitz. Created popular helmet stickers segment for the show.
-participated in TEGNA sports pilot program, teaming up with other innovative minds in the company to come up with segments reflecting the future of local sports
Sports reporter/mmj, WBIR-TV
January 2014 – September 2016
-report on Tennessee Volunteers and SEC, high school sports and local minor league teams for WBIR, Knoxville's NBC affiliate
-anchor 10pm sportscast three nights per week on Fox43
-created weekly segment- 'Vols Film Study,' breaking down X's and O's of Tennessee football (Emmy nominated)
-co-host of 'The Blitz,' Friday night high school football show
December 2012 – January 2014
-Shoot and edit VO/SOTs and packages
-Run live shots using microwave truck and LiveU backpack
-Edit video and opens for newscasts
High School Football Producer, WBIR-TV
July 2011 – December 2012
-Shoot, write, and edit high school football stories and highlights.
-Assist with production of Friday night high school football show, "The Blitz."
-Keep website updated with scores, highlights, polls and content.
-Weekly radio appearance on Tennessee Sports Radio AM 1180
Production Assistant, WBIR-TV
January 2012 – August 2012
Prepare studio for newscasts. Operate studio cameras (pedestal and robotic), give talent cues, runaudio board.
Bachelor of science in communication
University of tennessee-Knoxville, May 2011
Major: Journalism and Electronic Media
Internships: WBIR-TV sports department, DeLand Suns baseball broadcast, Knoxville Ice Bears hockey broadcast, TNJN.com sports writer