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.
This year, the Marine Corps Marathon won’t happen in person, but that’s not stopping one of its most durable runners from completing the race on his own.
Early voting started Wednesday in West Virginia, and while many people expected long lines at the polls, they weren’t expecting parking tickets when they got back to their cars.
As if the prospect of buying a home weren’t already scary enough, one area real estate broker is taking things to a whole new level.
The ACLU is filing a complaint claiming the D.C. National Guard’s use of low-flying helicopters during the June Black Lives Matters protests constituted “an unprecedented attempt to interfere with fundamental constitutional rights.”
In Loudoun County, thousands of students and parents are furious – and they’re making sure school district officials know why.
The debate over whether kids should be learning in or out of schools is getting ugly in Arlington. So much so, dozens of signs that said “Open Schools Now” have gone missing.
We’re just one week into October, and while plenty of people don’t even have their pumpkins out yet – it may already be time to get started on your holiday shopping, according to an expert.
With the election less than a month away, there are campaign signs nearly everywhere you look. They’re in medians, they’re in front yards, and perhaps as a result – they’re increasingly being targeted by vandals too.
Montgomery County begins counting mail-in votes Tuesday. Problem is, so far, they haven’t received nearly as many ballots as they’d hoped.
The Rockville City Police Department says a coyote that attacked at least three people, including a woman walking her dog Thursday morning, has been shot and killed.