Birthplace: Shaker Heights, OH
Education: Bowling Green State University
Current Position/Job Duties: Reporter
Previous Work Experience: Producer and On-Air Host at WVIZ/PBS and 90.3 WCPN/NPR ideastream
Joined News 5: 2015
Most Memorable Stories: This is tough, because this community is so rich with great stories to tell. But I’d have to say the story I did on a musician Elec Simon who uses music as a way to teach kids about anti-bullying and self-love. He’s making a great impact.
Awards/Honors: 3-time Emmy Award winner and Gracie Award winner
News Philosophy: Everyone has a story
Role Model: Oprah
Favorite Sports Teams: Cleveland Teams, all day, every day!
Favorite Music: pretty much everything. There’s nothing I won’t listen to
Favorite Movie: It’s hard to choose. I like so many
Favorite Program: Scandal
Favorite Book: Crash the Chatterbox
Favorite Food: I love a good Brunch!
Pet: My bunny—Bun Bun
Hobbies & Interests: yoga, hiking, swimming, pretty much anything active and outdoors
You're most likely to see me around town at: The MetroParks or a local foodie spot
Hidden Talent: I can move my ears
Something most people don't know about me: I love to cook
What I like best about Northeast Ohio: the food scene
On the weekends I love to: go to brunch or eat at any of the many great local food spots Cleveland has to offer
Additional Info You Want People to Know about You: I love telling great stories, so please don’t hold back when you meet me!