PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • WEEKEND MORNING ANCHOR, LONG ISLAND + HUDSON VALLEY AND HOST/PRODUCER, "MONEY & MAIN$TREET" - Verizon FiOS1, New York, NY (June 2012 - Present)
  • WRITING / EDITING BOOK MANUSCRIPTS, New York, NY (Nov. 2011 - June 2012)
  • FREELANCE MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST, WPTV-TV, West Palm Beach, FL (May 2011 - Nov. 2011)
  • GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER & FILL-IN ANCHOR, WWOR-TV/WNYW-TV, New York (April 2005 - March 2011)
  • GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER, WKMG-TV, Orlando, FL (Jan. 2003 - March 2005)
  • GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER & FILL-IN ANCHOR, WREG-TV, Memphis, TN (Nov. 2001 - Dec. 2002)
  • WEEKEND MORNING ANCHOR & REPORTER, WHNT-TV, Huntsville, AL (Aug. 1999 - Nov. 2001)

 

EDUCATION:

  • MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE IN ECONOMICS, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN COMMUNICATIONS (with Honors), Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 

 

AWARDS: 

  • NY EMMY AWARDS: NOMINEE (Business/Consumer Program or Series: “Money & Main$treet”,  2014 & 2016
  • FOLIO AWARDS: WINNER (“Money & Main$treet” Category: Business Feature – “Mr. Cheapo”), 2016
  • GARDEN STATE JOURNALISM AWARDS: 1st Place (TV/Online Feature – “Not My Home Sweet Home”), 2016
  • GARDEN STATE JOURNALISM AWARDS: WINNER (TV Feature – "Immigrant Children Fleeing Violence"), 2015 
  • FOLIO AWARDS: WINNER ("Money & Main$treet" Category: Health News - "Our Harvest"), 2015
  • PRESS CLUB OF LONG ISLAND / SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS: WINNER ("Money & Main$treet" Category: Business; "Women Business Owners"), 2015
  • NY ASSOCIATED PRESS: NOMINEE / SPECIAL MENTION (Best Feature: "9/11 Love Letter"), 2014
  • PRESS CLUB OF LONG ISLAND / SPJ: 1st PLACE ("Money & Main$treet": "Computer Coding"), 2014
  • PRESS CLUB OF LONG ISLAND / SPJ: 1st PLACE ("Money & Main$treet": "Before & After Sandy"), 2013
  • PRESS CLUB OF LONG ISLAND / SPJ: 3rd PLACE ("Money & Main$treet": "Cinema Arts Centre"), 2013
  • NAHJ'S "BEYOND THE BORDER" PROJECT: FELLOWSHIP (1 of 5 journalists chosen to travel to AZ/Mexico border to report on immigration issues), 2010
  • NY EMMY AWARDS: WINNER (Best Newscast: WWOR "Miracle on the Hudson"), 2010
  • NJ ASSOCIATED PRESS: WINNER (Continuing Coverage: WWOR "Steampipe Explosion"), 2007