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About Me

I have a B.A. in journalism from Baylor University and more than 20 years of experience as a writer.  I have two books published and three awards for reporting.  My specialties include religion, health (especially mental health), and travel.

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Health & Wellness

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My Writing Samples

Hasta Luego Guacamole: Avocado Prices Hit Record High

An investigative piece on an avocado shortage and its fallout in the United States

https://www.honeycolony.com/article/hasta-luego-guacamole-avocado-prices-hit-record-high/

Homicide

This article was the result of a three-month-long investigation into a prison inmate's death.

https://www.nuvo.net/news/news/homicide/article_14893c83-493e-598e-8557-562083423639.html

Experience

Staff Writer

I was a paid reporter for the campus newspaper.

Company: The Baylor Lariat

I worked there from 1/1998 until 5/2000

Intern

My duties included writing birth announcements and obituaries, as well as some reporting.

Company: Zionsville Times-Sentinel

I worked there from 6/1998 until 8/1998

Freelancer

I was a freelance reporter for an alternative weekly newspaper.

Company: NUVO Newsweekly

I worked there from 5/2003 until 5/2008

Indianapolis Alternative Medicine, Nutrition Examiner

I covered alternative medicine and nutrition.

Company: Examiner.com

I worked there from 12/2009 until 8/2015

Blogger

I wrote about recovery from mental illness on a weekly basis, in addition to a once-monthly video post.

Company: HealthyPlace.com

I worked there from 9/2010 until 1/2018

Content I Write