Texas Motor Speedway

Manager, Marketing & Communications (February 2018-Present)

-Led the TMS social media accounts (Facebook / Twitter / Instagram) to substantial growth and interaction during the final eight months of 2020 including an increase of more than 7,500 total followers during the fall NASCAR weekend, a more than 100-percent increase year-over-year

-Promote the speedway and its events by offering our media unique storylines such as NASCAR’s first black female pit crew member, a driver preparing for his 1,000th career start, and how the track was able to host NASCAR weekends with fans in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic

-Lay out, write, and copy edit the track’s souvenir race programs and media guides, transitioning both publications from print to digital offerings

-Coordinated the speedway’s award-winning program, Speeding to Read, which encourages elementary school students to read more while also gaining an appreciation for motorsports

-Provide the speedway greater exposure by shooting and editing video assets to provide to our broadcast media and by writing and copy editing the track’s press releases

KDAF-TV, CW33-Dallas, TX

Multimedia Journalist (February 2016-February 2018)

-Told the day’s news and sports in a more creative, viewer-friendly way by shooting, writing, and editing differently than the market standard for CW33’s hour long program, NewsFix

-Created trusted relationships with story subjects, allowing for exclusives and in-depth follow ups like a young cancer patient’s lasting effect on the TCU baseball team and the constantly evolving story of Texas’ first Down Syndrome business owner

-Helped abandoned dogs find homes in the award-winning weekly Ruff Life series and continued the Emmy-winning legacy of the weekly Simon Says series by using outside-the-box editing styles to further its message

WJHL-TV-Johnson City, TN

Weekend Sports Anchor/Sports Reporter (February 2014-February 2016)

-Named 2016 Tennessee Associated Press Best Sportscaster while producing content five days a week, solo anchoring, producing, and editing the half hour sports show Saturday Sports Connection, and reporting live with stars of their sport for NASCAR and NHRA events at Bristol Motor Speedway and Bristol Dragway

WRDW-TV-Augusta, GA

Weekend Sports Anchor/Sports Reporter (June 2010-August 2013)

-Helped WRDW Weekends retake multiple number one ratings spots, broke a national story thanks to a new commitment to developing social media contacts, and went live from Augusta National more than 30 times for coverage of The Masters Tournament


Proficiency in industry software and equipment

-Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Edius, Avid, FTP, and Audacity

-Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Sprout Social, Tweetdeck

-iNews and ENPS newsroom computer system

-Sony professional cameras (SXS, XD and P2)

Honors and Awards

2016 Tennessee Associated Press 1st Place – Best Sportscaster

2015 Tennessee Associated Press 2nd Place and Honorable Mention – Best Sports Story

2013 Georgia Association of Broadcasters Merit Award – Best Sports Reporter

2011, 2012, 2013 Georgia Associated Press 1st Place – Best Sports Program

2011 and 2012 Georgia Association of Broadcasters Gabby Award – Best non-News TV Program

2012 and 2014 Georgia Association of Broadcasters Merit Award – Best non-News TV Program

2012 Georgia Association of Broadcasters Merit Awards – Best Sports Story


BSJ-E.W. Scripps School of Journalism-Ohio University-Athens, OH (June 2010)

-Major: Broadcast News – Specializations: History and Sociology – 3.8 GPA