FEATURES


▼ONE-MAN-BAND: I grew up 45 minutes from Flint, Michigan, and followed the lead-water crisis there with great sadness and anger at government officials. So, in June 2016, I packed up gear, set up interviews and executed a sweeps story in Flint — one-man-band style. Credit to Dave Michuda for the edit.

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▼Covering the 2016 political conventions meant two weeks of 19-hour days. Amid the political fervor in Philadelphia, I found a group of kids trying to set a world record by pondering how they’d act if they were president.

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▼When people start coming up to you and saying, “You gotta go talk to those people!” you know you’ve got a good story. Photojournalist Aaron Frye and I were assigned to cover the crowds before Milwaukee’s US Bank Fireworks.

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▼A trio of Louisville sisters let us tag along as they surprised their 93-year-old father with his World War II medals on Christmas. With photojournalist Steven Richard.

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▼A small-town fire department near Louisville devastated by an August fire surprised an emotional group of its volunteers with a new, donated vehicle. With photojournalist Steven Richard.

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▼A year after a beautiful first day of spring 2013, the weather had turned downright miserable in Madison. After pitching a “talker” story, photojournalist Brian Mesmer and I came up with this.

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