My Work

Enid News & Eagle, Dec. 2014 – present

I am the medical, education and features reporter at the Enid News & Eagle in Enid, Okla.

The Enid News & Eagle recently won awards from the Associated Press/Oklahoma News Executives and the Oklahoma Press Association for a 2015  Who’s at fault? series of articles on the increased earthquakes in Oklahoma. My contributions are listed below.

Seniors sparkle in Golden Oaks fashion show Oct. 11, 2016

Online course offers alternative self-paced teacher certification Oct. 10, 2016

Enid Special Olympics team celebrates 10 years Oct. 3, 2016

Enid man with rare blood type donates to save lives Sept. 29, 2016

Enid MS group to participate in state bike event Sept. 22, 2016

Chisholm teacher swimming with the sharks this week Sept. 13, 2016

Family Affair influencing community for 20 years Sept. 3, 2016

Enid teen overcomes challenges to make music with seven fingers Aug. 17, 2016

New technology: Bass offers advanced imaging system June 16, 2016

Enid man receives transplant using new technology June 8, 2016

Hope Outreach offers a place to feel safe, a place to belong June 5, 2016

Storms derail train, set fire to oil battery site in Garfield County May 26, 2016

Local, state, federal officials respond to Obama’s restroom letter May 16, 2016

A mother to many May 11, 2016

Drummond Elementary principal get sauced April 29, 2016

Report: Longfellow student started fire near school April 12, 2016

Principal taking personal day following election incident April 5, 2016

‘Pretty crazy’ mammoth find in Woods County March 28, 2016

Former Hennessey basketball coach arrested on sexual battery charges Feb. 29, 2016

Enid Event Center hosts more than 800 for Oklahoma Speaker’s Ball Feb. 29, 2016

Enid poet talks history, Black Lives Matter Feb. 20, 2016

Educators advocate alternative use for tax break Jan. 11, 2016

‘My love is through my baking’ Jan. 8, 2016

Family gets service dog Jan. 6, 2016

Health care model cuts out insurance middle man Dec. 31, 2015

Local student making a difference Dec. 21, 2015

Driver flees one crash, causes another Dec. 20, 2015

On shaky ground: Earthquake preparedness a necessity in NWOK Dec. 14, 2015

4RKids to help liquidate store in mall Nov. 24, 2015

EPS finds creative ways to keep students from falling through the cracks Nov. 9, 2015

Fine-tuning: EPS preparing, prioritizing for bond election Oct. 28, 2015

Who’s at fault? Predicting the next big quake is easier said than done Oct. 11, 2015

State Superintendent talks teachers, testing in Alva Sept. 19, 2015

Man says saltwater spills ruin farmland Sept. 17, 2015

Who’s at fault? High injection rates add pressure to Oklahoma’s basement rock Sept. 13, 2015

Agent Orange: Destroys more than foliage May 17, 2015

Centennial: St. Mary’s celebrates 100 years May 15, 2015

Cowboy and musician R.W. Hampton no stranger to Enid May 11, 2015

Pond Creek-Hunter school bond issue to be put to vote May 3, 2015

Quitting law to draw: Two new strips being added to comics page today May 1, 2015

A teen-birth problem April 26, 2015

Educator still going strong April 2, 2015

Little explains OG&E rate increase partially due to federal initiative March 31, 2015

Prairie View 4th-graders get red carpet treatment March 26, 2015

A sizable donation: Autry receives $65,000 plethysmograph from Stillwater Med Center Feb. 12, 2015

Pickleball is the new sports craze Feb. 8, 2015

Hofmeister his the ground running; priorities are testing, teachers Jan. 24, 2015

EPS filing suit against state Dec. 19, 2014

The Stilly Post, Sept. 2014 – Nov. 2014

I worked as a features reporter for the Stilly Post, a weekly publication in Stillwater, which closed in November.

Let’s go downtown Nov. 12, 2014

Answers for rise in earthquakes take center stage in Stillwater Nov. 5, 2014

Brewology 101 Oct. 22, 2014

Cycling Takes Stillwater by Storm Sept. 17, 2014

The Bigheart Times, May 2013 – Aug. 2013

I interned at The Bigheart Times, a weekly paper in Barnsdall, Okla., with Louise Red Corn, in May – July  2013.

Political Donkey  Aug. 6, 2013

Skiatook pastor says he rebuked out of love  July 7, 2013

Parade marshal met wife in Italy and saw Mussolini  July 2, 2013

Local designer displays clothing interpretation June 25 ,2013

Born and bred noodlers June 19, 2013

Roots bring band to Barnsdall June 4, 2013

Small towns stick together to help out May 29, 2013

Designer talks inspiration, lifestyle   May 21, 2013

 Company moves ahead with pipeline project  May 21, 2013

Daily O’Collegian Articles, Jan. 2012 – Feb. 2014

Here are the articles I have written for the Daily O’Collegian since I started there in January 2012. I began as Greek Life Reporter, moved to General Assignment, followed by News Editor, and finally Editor-in-Chief.

Some online articles from the O’Colly were lost in a server transition.

Good Little Eater puts spin on classic dining Feb. 6, 2014

Ramen: the infinite option food Jan. 30, 2014

Stillwater staple keeps residents coming for 13 years Jan. 23, 2014

Escape from everyday beer and wine Jan. 16, 2014

It’s been a hell of a ride, that’s for sure  Dec. 10, 2013

Student journalist fabricated sources Oct. 9, 2013

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Part one of Sports Illustrated’s report meets disappointment  Sept. 10, 2013

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What happened to Trends and Traditions?  August 18, 2013

New food truck is smokin’ hot  April 14, 2013

Miss Dragonfly 2013 crowned  April 11, 2013

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Students hurry to spend meal plan money  Dec. 10, 2012