Dec. 2010-present: Documentary producer
Produced, wrote and narrated "Attucks: The School that Opened a City," about long-segregated Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis. It premiered to consecutive sellouts at the history Madame Walker Theatre in August 2016. Won regional Emmys for Best Documentary,
Writing, Research and Music (Dr. Tyron Cooper).
Produced, wrote and narrated "Bobby 'Slick' Leonard: Heart of a Hoosier," about the Indiana basketball legend. It premiered on the jumbo screen at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in 2014. Won regional Emmys for Best Documentary, Writing, Editing (Pete Saetre) and Music (Dr. Tyron
Produced, wrote and narrated "Undefeated: The Roger Brown Story," a 75-minute piece on the first Indiana Pacer, who was unfairly sidelined for the heart of his career by a bogus gambling ban. The film helped lead to Brown's induction into the Naismith Memorial
Basketball Hall of Fame, screened in film festivals worldwide and won a regional Emmy for Best Documentary. It's currently airing
on ESPN Classic.
Produced, wrote and narrated "Naptown to Super City," an hourlong piece on WFYI that traces Indianapolis' transformation from dying rustbelt city to Super Bowl host. Won regional Emmys for Writing and Research.
Segment producer for "Indy in the '60s," a 90-minute retrospective by WFYI that aired in March 2011 and won a regional Emmy for Best Documentary.
April 2004-Dec. 2010: The Indianapolis Star
Digital Projects Editor (2008-10): In charge of all major news and sports online projects. Spearheaded paper's foray into video documentaries with award-winning pieces on John Wooden and Hoosier military veterans. The former won a regional Emmy for
Assistant Sports Editor/Projects (2004-08): In charge of all sports investigations, a four-person enterprise team, the NCAA and the Colts.
April 1996-July 2001*: The Miami Herald
Interviewing Bob Costas for "Undefeated."
Deputy Sports Editor (2000-01): In charge of all special projects. Produced a six-part, 50-page series on the first 100 years in South Florida sports.
Assistant Sports Editor/Nights (1998-2000): Oversaw an operation of approximately 20 editors and designers.
Previous jobs at The Cincinnati Enquirer, The (Boca Raton, Fla.) News and The Vero Beach (Fla.) Press-Journal.
*The three years between leaving Miami and starting at The Indianapolis Star were spent as a stay-at-home dad of twin baby girls.
Princeton University: Bachelor's Degree in U.S. History, 1989
Northwestern University: Master's Degree from the Medill School of Journalism, 1991