My kindergarten classroom donned a wall filled with photos of every U.S. President. At the time, there had been 41 of them. On my very first day of school I asked my teacher why the presidents were all boys. Years later she would remind me of this moment and how it was a defining one in her career in … Continue reading I Voted
I’m not normally one to spend my off days writing United States senators and congressional representatives, but waking up to this headline absolutely made my blood boil. I urge you to read the article and see for yourself how unbelievably unacceptable this is. I hope you too are angered enough to write your elected officials … Continue reading Not Okay, California
Last night I clicked the ‘Accept Offer’ button of an online contract with a new station in Las Vegas. It was one of the most bittersweet moments of my entire life. When I started at KTVN in Reno just over a year and a half ago, I didn’t even know what a sound bite was. … Continue reading Like a Bad Breakup
I was curling my hair in our rubber duck-decorated bathroom. My grandpa saved that now 15-year-old journal entry I wrote the day after September 11, 2001. I don’t need to reread it to relive that day. Like many Americans, I can close my eyes and recall each horrific moment. Like many Americans, I will Never … Continue reading Where Were You?