- Columbia, MO
I have my background in radio reporting and producing through Report for America, Iowa Public Radio and KBIA in Columbia, MO. But I've found there is a real need for more work on the "behind-the-scenes" of conventional reporting. There's a need in communities for engagement, media literacy promotion and education as well as non-biased reporting. I focus a lot of my attention on this pre-reporting step that I believe is necessary for influential and powerful journalism with projects with youth media, immigrant and refugees and other underrepresented populations in public radio.
Through the trauma of getting COVID-19, this family of Iowa meatpackers found strength
A three-generation family of meatpackers found strength in each other as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged their workplace, their community and their family. This narrative long-form story dives deep into the humanity of meatpackers and how they were affected internally, mentally and in their home.
Not all youth soccer players have the same opportunities. These Iowa clubs try to shrink that gap.
He’s the director of her club Genesis Youth Foundation. He's known as "Uncle Sam." Most of the kids in the club are African refugees, or their parents are. Gabriel, who came to Iowa as a refugee from Liberia, created the program so kids could have a level playing field, both in soccer and in life.
- Tape Syncs
- Scrubbing and Audio Editing
- Audience Development
- Field Recording
- Field Producing
- Fact Checking
- Marantz Audio Recorder
- Adobe Software
- Reporter/Corps Member at Report for America (June 2022)
- Latino Affairs Reporter at Iowa Public Radio (June 2022)