Sports Anchor/Executive Producer, WBIR-TV

Knoxville, Tennessee

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, 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

Photojournalist, WBIR-TV

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

Minor: Business

Internships: WBIR-TV sports department, DeLand Suns baseball broadcast, Knoxville Ice Bears hockey broadcast, sports writer