Thank you for visiting my WordPress! This is where I share my interests and reflections when I’m not burying myself in my career aspirations.
I’m a metro reporter at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune in my hometown, New Orleans. I will be covering traffic and weekend crime at the newsroom for a while. In August 2015, I wrote a memoir about my mother’s death in Hurricane Katrina for The Washington Post. LSU is my alma mater and in 2015 I covered local crime and national news for the Washington Post as an intern. I also aided in the creation of P.O.W.E.R., a police accountability app I that I helped my friend get funded through LSU’s Social Media News Challenge grant.
My work prior to 2014 includes internships with NBC News in New York and WWL-TV in New Orleans. I assisted researching FBI files on to civil rights era cold case murders in rural Louisiana and Mississippi involving the Ku Klux Klan for LSU’s Cold Case Project. I became a Chips Quinn Scholar in 2015 and a recipient of the Scripps Howard Foundation Internship Grant in 2014. I’m the 2014-15 president of the Association of Black Communicators and the inaugural editor-in-chief of LSU Student Media’s digital staff (lsureveille.com). My writing is featured on nola.com, washingtonpost.com, NBCNews.com, wwltv.com, lsureveille.com, and ebyline.biz.