Performs tasks including night audit and operations, manages housekeepers & maintenance.
WKBW-TV, Buffalo: Reporter & MMJ (September 2015 - September 2018).
Enterprise national and local stories daily, with an investigative twist. Live field reporter for noon and 5:30pm. Engaged viewers through Facebook and other digital platforms. Superb team player and multi-tasker.
WABG/WNBD-TV, Greenville, MS: Chief Bureau Reporter/MMJ/Fill-in Anchor and Producer (July 2012 - September 2015).
Produced high quality packaged stories while gathering news in seven bureau counties. Reported, produced, and anchored newscasts as needed.
WHBQ-TV, Memphis: Producer/Associate Producer/Writer (April 2011 - July 2012).
Wrote creative and compelling stories for “Good Morning Memphis” and midday newscasts. Booked celebrities and local guests for interview segments on morning show.
WABG-TV, Greenville, MS: Part-time Graphics Designer and MMJ (July 2009 - February 2011).
Jackson State University: Bachelors of Science, Mass Communications (Broadcast Journalism). Minor in Political Science.
North Carolina A&T State University: NABJ Short Course Program (March 2010 & March 2011).
Institute For Journalism & Natural Resources (Great Lakes Drinking Water Institute): Journalism Fellowship, April 2017. Explored drinking water issues impacting families along Lake Erie, Huron and Ontario including Flint, Michigan. Enterprise compelling satires about several of the issues for WKBW-TV.
2011 Mississippi Associate Press Award for Best Investigative Reporting.
Member, National Association of Black Journalists.
Member, NABET-CWA Broadcasters Union
Volunteer, Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation, Ruleville, MS
Volunteer, U.S. Salvation Army
Shannon Marking (former supervisor), Former Senior Producer, WHBQ-TV, Memphis, 901-674-6218
Dr. Sunny Fridge (former professor and coach), Faculty Member, Belhaven University, Jackson, 601-454-2008