New York City
KWTX-TV (CBS affiliate)
Bureau Chief/ News Reporter
August 2013 – Present
Waco-Temple-Killeen-Fort Hood, Texas
-Texas AP Awards for Spot Coverage and Continuing Coverage of the 2014 Fort Hood shooting.
-Lone Star Emmy Awards for Team Coverage (2X)
-Emmy Nominated for Fort Hood shooting coverage
•LIVE reports and Breaking News coverage
•Covered the 2014 Fort Hood tragedy (LIVE reports for local and international news agencies, field produced interviews and video used around the world.
•Covered Ebola outbreak in Texas.
•Traveled to Belgium to cover the 70th anniversary of the 'Battle of the Bulge.'
•Produced daily local and enterprise stories
•ENPS, Sony Xpri Editing Software, Adobe Premiere
•Managed the news bureau covering the nations largest Army post.
•Posted social media news (coverage used by large news markets and TV networks).
•Executive producer and talent for news special: COURAGE: The Fort Hood Tragedy Five Years Later.
YNN (Time Warner Cable News)
Video Journalist (intern)
June 2013 – August 2013
Film and set up interviews/b-roll
January 2013 – August 2013
Killeen Daily Herald
▪ Write and produce stories out of Killeen, Harker Heights, Copperas Cove, Nolanville and Belton.
▪ Photograph subject interviews and events.
▪ Shoot and edit video for online content (Adobe Premiere)
Investigative Reporter / Weekend Anchor
October 2009 - December 2012
KUAM News (NBC/CBS Affiliate)
Guam, US Territory
Gathered, researched and wrote copy
Produced live shots (field and in studio)
Produced evening and weekend newscast (NewsKing)
Covered Cops/ Courts (other general assignments)
Conducted LIVE election coverage
Anchored Morning, Evening and Weekend Newscasts
Investigated: Massage Parlors (brothels), Illegal drug sales (spice/
K2), Guam Senate members’ criminal history, Illegal Gambling establishments,
Teacher/ Student sexual relationships, Sale of unauthorized tobacco
Interviewed/ covered visits from Obama Cabinet members (USAG
Eric Holder, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Fire Administrator Ernest Mitchell), as well as Supreme court associate justice Sonia Sotomayor, Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, Virginia Senator Jim Webb, Michigan Senator Carl Levin and South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson.
LIVE tsunami warning reports on March 11, 2011 (Japan earthquake/tsunami disaster)
Wrote web content
Posted BREAKING STORIES (photos and videos) via Facebook/
Shot news b-roll/ interviews
Trained new reporters and interns
Co-hosted community honor events for cancer and LIVE telethon for foster children
August 2007- October 2009
Pacific News Center (ABC/FOX Affiliate)
Guam, US Territory
Reported morning news updates
Reported LIVE daily and weekend radio news updates
Co-anchored evening newscast
Covered education beat; school shut downs, education
superintendent terminations, bullying
Covered regional military exercises on Andersen Air Force Base and aboard the USS George Washington
Generated story lines
Produced special series, “A Soldier’s Story” and “Foster Children” • Investigated: Importation and sale of contraband at local flea market and side street vendors
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Art Institute of Austin - Austin, Texas
Guam Community College - Mangilao, Guam.
University of Maryland - Naval Base Guam.
Leilehua High School - Wahiawa, Hawaii.
TV Productions (Cinema Tech)
New York City
TV Talent Agents