2015-present: reporter, WRAL-TV; 2012 to 2015: reporter, WTVC-TV, Chattanooga, Tenn.;
Awards & Recognition:
03/2014 –Best Spot News (TN AP Award)
2010 – Miss International 2010 (International Junior Miss)
2009 – Miss Georgia International (International Junior Miss)
“And I believe that good journalism, good television, can make our world a better place.” –Unknown
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, 2012, University of Georgia
Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement:
Food & Cooking – I LOVE trying new foods, and restaurants
Pageants – I competed in my teens. Now I still volunteer as a judge whenever I have a chance!
Online Shopping – Crowded malls usually stress me out, but I really enjoy online shopping. I browse my favorite boutiques on a daily basis.
Traveling – I’ve been to 4 of the 7 continents: North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Fun fact: I was an exchange student in China when I was 14 years old.
Favorite Books & Movies:
Favorite Book: The Bible – I enjoy my daily Bible study every morning before work.
Favorite Movie: Tie between "Frozen" and "Finding Nemo." I love Disney movies and am looking forward to both sequels!
Favorite Web Sites:
Online Boutiques: Neiman Marcus Last Call & Saks Off 5th Avenue – Both always have great deals
BuzzFeed: I’m a huge Buzzfeed fan. I love their quizzes and articles
Faith Reel: It’s where I go for uplifting thoughts. It’s amazing how one positive post can change your entire day!
Likes Best About North Carolina:
I love the fact that I’m about two hours from the beach AND two hours from the mountains. It’s the best of both worlds. I’m thrilled to be able to explore.