REPORTER


THE LOVE OF CARE
Millions of Americans identify as family caregivers. This report shows their journeys.

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DOCUMENTARIES

NORTH OF THE BORDER
Researchers gave up-front $$ to unhoused individuals. The results got global response.

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SHORTS/HARD NEWS

COMPTON TO THE COAST
A half-acre near Los Angeles holds, for some, a needed path to what's possible.

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FEATURES

RECOGNITION

40 SOUTHEAST EMMY AWARDS

  • Seven-time winner for Video Journalist, given to reporters who shoot and edit their own stories
  • Three-time winner for Sports Reporter
  • Other categories include: Documentary, Health/Science, Weather, Human Interest, Specialty Assignment, General Assignment

16 REGIONAL EDWARD R. MURROW AWARDS

  • Winner in the Documentary category in 2018, 2019, and 2020
  • Five-time winner for Sports Reporting
  • Other categories include: Writing (5x), Excellence in Video, Excellence in Sound

NATIONAL PRESS PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION AWARDS

  • Five-time National Solo Video Journalist of the Year
  • Numerous Best of Photojournalism Awards

OTHERS

  • Georgia Association of Broadcasters, Georgia Associated Press, New York Associated Press

DOCUMENTARIES

THE LOVE OF CARE: More than 53 million Americans identify as family caregivers. This documentary explores journeys that so often don't get publicly discussed.

  • 2023 NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards, 3rd Place: Documentary Long-Form

MOTHERHOOD IN AMERICA: I spent one day shadowing four moms in different parts of the country. What resulted was an immersive, revealing look at being a mother.

PLAN G: Local news rarely covers climate change beyond the headlines. We decided to change that with a deep look at efforts across Georgia.

  • 2020 Regional Murrow Award: Documentary

IN CONSTRUCTION: Atlanta ranks among America’s worst cities for income inequality. This program aims to turn it around.

  • 2019 Regional Murrow Award: Documentary
  • 2019 Southeast Emmy Award: Documentary
  • 2019 NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards, 3rd Place: Documentary Edit

SHORTS & HARD NEWS

ECONOMY & HOUSING

Revitalizing Downtowns: San Francisco has gained notoriety for its downtown's flagging recovery. I looked at what they're trying ... and where perceptions are mistaken.

North of the Border: Researchers in Vancouver gave $7,500 each to dozens of unhoused individuals. What they learned has resulted in global attention.

  • 2024 NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards, 1st Place: Hard News Feature
  • 2023 NPPA Quarterly Clip Contest: 1st place, In-Depth/Investigative

Seeking Functional Zero: Bergen County, N.J. was the first area in America to achieve "functional zero" homelessness. But what does that mean, and what can others learn?

Backyards into Bee Yards: I traveled to West Virginia and found people who feel forgotten after investing in an industry and thinking it would be around forever.

  • 2022 NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards, 1st Place: Hard News Feature
SOCIAL JUSTICE

The East Side, After: Barely a month after a mass shooting at a Buffalo grocery store, I found a community navigating trauma long after the cameras had left.

  • 2023 NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards, 2nd Place: Hard News Feature
  • 2022 NPPA Quarterly Contest: 1st place, Investigative

Pride in the Pews: A nonprofit based in Chicago brings in pastors across America who aim to bring LGBTQ+ inclusion to their churches.

  • 2024 NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards, 3rd Place: Serious Photo Essay Edit

Every Day, Every Night: I spent an afternoon and evening with a Cleveland clergy group that uses church vans to drive those in need to their jobs.

  • 2023 NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards, Hon. Mention: Hard News Feature
  • 2022 NPPA Quarterly Contest: 3rd place, News Feature No Time Limit

Redefining Mental Health: Sudan Green is a longtime advocate for his Philadelphia community. He's made a point to bring yoga to public spaces where it's not often seen.

HEALTH CARE & EDUCATION

Maternity Care Deserts: For hospitals struggling to survive, maternity care units are often among the first to be cut. Here's how that looks in a small city an hour outside of Las Vegas.

Destigmatizing Death: As birth doulas have become more common and accepted, "death doulas" have begun to arise around a subject where guidance is often desperately needed.

  • 2023 NPPA Quarterly Contest: 1st place, In-Depth/Investigative

Teaching Climate Change: In New Jersey, it's now mandatory in grades K-12. I visited a school district and looked at the landscape surrounding the issue.

Committed to Care: A state that often ranks near the bottom in child care has become a model for many on how to invest in it. This story took me to Las Cruces, New Mexico.

  • 2023 NPPA Quarterly Contest: 2nd place, In-Depth/Investigative

FEATURES

Compton to the Coast: A half-acre farm in southern California offers a path to what's possible for a group that's often overlooked.

  • 2024 NPPA Best of Photojournalism Awards, 1st Place, Light News Feature Edit
  • 2023 NPPA Quarterly Contest: 2nd Place, News Feature No Time Limit

The Crust Fund: Charitable giving took off during the COVID-19 pandemic. I looked at whether the surge is here to stay, through a lens of a Chicago native who's raised thousands through pizzas.

  • 2023 NPPA Quarterly Contest: 3rd Place, News Feature No Time Limit

Misperceptions of Homelessness: In one of the roughest spots in Philadelphia, I found a man challenging how we view those experiencing homelessness.

The Benefits of Bus Stops: In Portland, Maine, a modest effort to beautify bus stops has provided a multitude of benefits.