Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
Media Experience: More than a decade as a reporter and photographer for ABC and CBS affiliates in North Carolina, Alabama, New Mexico, and Oklahoma
Degrees: Bachelor of Arts - Baylor University; Master of Journalism - University of Maryland
Research Interests: My primary research interests are issues of diversity and representation in broadcast news presentation and the relationships between audiences and the people they see and hear on-air and online.
Career Goals: I intend to become a professor upon completion of the doctoral program.
Hobbies: I watch as many Los Angeles Dodgers games as I can, and I enjoy stand-up comedy and building large LEGO sets.