When I left home for my first reporting gig, I’d hoped making it back to D.C. would be quick and easy. But more than a decade later - after stops in Florida, Arkansas, and Minnesota - not only do I know how wrong I was, I’m grateful for it.
Earning the trust of the communities you serve requires perspective, the kind you get after battling 110 degree days down south and -30 degree nights up north. It comes from seeing flood-ravaged communities rebuild and from reporting on everything from potholes to parades to park boards.
I’ve had the privilege of being a witness to history, winning a Regional Emmy Award for my coverage of the death of Prince. I also won both a regional Edward R. Murrow award and a regional Emmy Award for my coverage of the protests that broke out after the acquittal of police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop outside of St. Paul, Minnesota in 2016.
Now, it’s my privilege to put that experience to good use back home — and have some fun along the way. Feel free to reach out anytime. Whether you want to talk about a potential story, the Terps (my alma mater), or lousy pickup basketball (a passion!), I want to hear from you.
Soon thousands of Northern Virginia Metro riders will need to find a new place to park.
A Fauquier County teen accused of murdering his mother and 6-year-old brother will face charges in Virginia soon after he waived his right to fight extradition in a hearing in a North Carolina court on Monday.
An 18-year-old high school student from Alexandria has been charged in connection with the murder of a couple found dead near the North Carolina border in rural Virginia.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. That means reservations are being made, poetry is being written, and according to the FBI, scammers are on the prowl.
Two Frederick County parents are raising awareness about the flu just weeks after the death of their 5-year-old son.
One week after a deadly drive-by shooting in Southeast D.C., a video has surfaced showing the extreme viciousness of the attack.
Attorneys announced two lawsuits Thursday filed on behalf of students who they say were sexually assaulted in the Damascus High School locker room scandal.
Soon some Confederate statues in Virginia could be removed.
A Northern Virginia father is looking for answers, days after his 16-year-old son was attacked in his own neighborhood, seemingly at random.
Super Bowl Sunday is days away. It means parties are being planned, the bars will be packed, and anti-drunk driving advocates are urging football fans to be careful before, during, and after the big game.