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.
The fight against the coronavirus pandemic is taking place in hospitals, in homes, and without a doubt, in packed grocery stores too. It means grocery store employees may not be doctors or nurses, but during these difficult times, they’re most definitely essential.
Typically you may think of law enforcement officers as the people who are chasing down criminals and slapping on the cuffs, but during the coronavirus pandemic, that’s not always the case.
Officials are putting the finishing touches on a COVID-19 screening site that will open Monday morning at FedEx Field in Landover.
Right now people are worried — about their loved ones, about their jobs — and scammers are preying on that fear, according to the FBI.
While the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread worldwide, its effect on children may be cause for relative-optimism, according to an infectious disease expert.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan ordered that all “non-essential businesses” close at 5 p.m. today as the state works to combat the coronavirus’ spread.
What started as an app to report bike lane violations may soon be able to help you find in-demand necessities like soap and toilet paper.
We’ve been hearing it on repeat for days: “stay at home if you can, social distancing is important.” But apparently, a lot of people still haven’t gotten the message.
The District, Maryland, and Virginia may not be far apart geographically, but officials are taking different approaches when it comes to combatting the novel coronavirus crisis, leading to calls for Virginia to fall in-line.
If staying inside all day has you feeling down, you’re far from alone. Doctors said a lack of human interaction can have a big impact on your mental health.