Proceedings and Abstracts:
Louisiana Intitute for Biofuels and Bioprocessing. Responsibilities inlcude posting written and visual content to the website:
http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/crops_livestock/crops/Bioenergy/biofuels_bioprocessing/subi/ Also responsible for writing and editing text documents, as well as shooting still photos.
All About Blueberries Project Coordinator with the LSU AgCenter. Responsibilities included coordinating efforts of staff located in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida and North Carolina relating to educating the public about the benefits of eating and growing blueberries. Also edit and post articles, photos, as well as audio and video files to the All About Blueberries www.extension.org site. Member of the Content Management Board for www.extension.org.
Hurricane Recovery Project Coordinator and Editor/Writer with the LSU AgCenter. Responsibilities involved working closely with the director of the LSU AgCenter’s Road Home hurricane recovery project, assisting in creating and maintaining a project coordination system in the LSU AgCenter “SharePoint” environment, coordinating the efforts of field faculty and in AgCenter campus departments related to hurricane reconstruction.
Technical Editor with Innovative Emergency Management (IEM) in Baton Rouge. Responsibilities included editing documents and providing documentation support for researchers and other professionals.
Communications Agent with the LSU AgCenter covering a 24-parish area in North Louisiana. Responsible for writing stories and taking pictures for distribution from AgCenter News Bureau, as well as serving as media contact for the LSU AgCenter in North Louisiana.
Reporter/Bureau Chief with The News-Star. Responsibilities included serving as Ruston Bureau Chief, covering general assignment reporting for The News-Star, a mid-sized daily newspaper headquartered in Monroe, La.
News Director for the Ruston Broadcasting Co. Responsibilities included writing and producing five daily newscasts for sister radio stations KXKZ 107.5-FM and KRUS 1490-AM. Also produced a weekly talk show focusing on issues of local interests.
Reporter/Bureau Chief with The Florence Morning News. Responsbilities included serving as Lake City Bureau Chief for the Florence Morning News, headquartered in Florence, SC. Wrote hard-news stories for the daily and soley produced a weekly supplement, The Lynches River News, which was distributed on Fridays in Lower Florence County. Production of The Lynches River News involved writing stories, editing, taking photos, and paginating the supplement.
General Assignment Reporter with The Denham Springs News. Responsibilities included writing hard news, features, sports news, and taking photos, as well as assisting in page design and layout.
Editing, writing, photography, Web design, page design and layout, media relations.
Ph.D., Human Resource Education, LSU, 2013.
M.A., English/Technical Writing, Louisiana Tech University, 2003.
B.A., Journalism, Louisiana Tech University, 1989.