I’m an award-winning writer with more than a decade of reporting experience on everything from small-town government, crime and criminal justice, high school sports to the World Series, and profiles on the rich and famous and not so famous. Experienced editor, podcaster, narrative storyteller. Ask me about the time I started a magazine.
Freelance writer, editor, and podcast host/producer (for hire!), whose narrative non-fiction work focuses largely on the Texas criminal justice system.
Special projects digital reporter/editor for KHOU.com, KHOU.com/KHOU-TV (digital content producer), Ace In The Cup (founder/editor in chief), Blinn College communications (sports information director), Brenham Banner-Press (sports editor), The Dallas Morning News (freelance writer).
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Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award
Transparency, January 2018
AP Broadcasters Award, Online/Special Content
The murder case of Sandra Melgar, April 2019
Francis C. Moore, M.D. Journalism Award
Forgotten Children, January 2018
National Edward R. Murrow Excellence in Social Media
Investigative Reporters and Editors Finalist
Transparency, June 2017
First Place, Internet News Feature Story, Houston Press
Eye of the Storm, June 2016
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