Some stories call for more work than what comes from a day turn shift. For instance, the time I traveled hours to capture the experiences of a local power crew as they tried to restore power to millions in Louisiana. As a Louisiana-native, I used my local knowledge of the area to get around in a more efficient manner. You can find that story and more below:
Family Copes with College Expenses
With the economy on the downside families are trying to make dollars stretch. This story follows one family's cost-cutting measures.
Local Crew Helps After Gustav
I traveled with the crew to capture their experiences. I worked alongside the crew with little sleep during the 12-14 hour work days. This clearly tested my endurance and strength as a person and reporter.
Walking the Halls with Watkins
Here is an example of my work on a feature story. I focused in on a new principal and her thoughts on the job.
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