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work experience

June 2022 - Current


General Assignment Reporter

I write about insurance litigation and work remotely.

February 2022 - June 2022

The Daily Iberian

Managing Editor

I managed The Daily Iberian, a newspaper in New Iberia, La., that produces a paper three times a week. I also helped with reporting and wrote a food column.

April 2019 - February 2022

Gannett Co.

Breaking News Reporter

I was a reporter for Gannett papers in Louisiana and Alabama. Most of my work focused on crime and breaking news, including weather events. I also reported on healthcare, education, food and entertainment topics.

The Shreveport Times in Shreveport, La.

Tuscaloosa News in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

The Courier in Houma, La.

November 2017 - March 2019

Opelika-Auburn News

Reporter & Photographer

I was the crime-beat reporter and staff photographer for the Opelika-Auburn News in Opelika, Ala.

August 2016 - July 2017

The Daily Star

Crime Reporter

I was the crime reporter for The Daily Star in Hammond, La. I also reported on local government and breaking news.

August 2013 - December 2015

The Auburn Plainsman

Student Photojournalist

The Auburn Plainsman is the student newspaper at Auburn University. I worked in the photo section as a photographer, assistant photo editor, and then later as the photo editor.



May 2012

Faulkner State Community College

Associate of Arts (Fine Art)

December 2015

Auburn University

BFA in Studio Art with a concentration in photography

  • Student Achievement Award for Studio Art

  • Charles E. Pannell Scholarship

  • AU Board of Trustees Scholarship




Alabama Press Association Contest

  • Best Public Service (Division B), "Lee County tornadoes," Staff, Opelika-Auburn News

  • Online Breaking News Coverage, Third Place, "Auburn police officer shot," by Emily Enfinger, Sara Palczewski and Troy Turner, Opelika-Auburn News


Alabama Press Association Contest

  • Best Sports Photo, Second Place, "Almost a touchdown," Opelika-Auburn News

  • Best Spot-News Photo, Second Place, "Car crash," Opelika-Auburn News

  • Best Feature Photo, Third Place, "Snowball fight," Opelika-Auburn News


Alabama Associated Press Media Editors Broadcast and Newspaper Contest

  • Best Humorous Photo, Second Place, "Bo teases Barkley," Opelika-Auburn News


Alabama Associated Press Media Editors Broadcast and Newspaper Contest

  • Best Spot-Feature Photo, First Place, "School's out," The Selma-Times Journal


Louisiana Press Association Contest

  • Breaking News, Division 3, Second Place, "Stopped on rail," The Daily Star

  • Breaking News, Division 3, Third Place, "Up in smoke," The Daily Star


Student Achievement Award for Studio Art

Auburn University

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