• Present: Freelance writer
  • 2013-2015: Volunteer historical nonfiction writer for Carbon County (Wyo.) Museum
  • 2011 to 2012: Lead reporter, Craig (Colo.) Daily Press
  • 2009 to 2011: Assistant editor and editorial writer, Rawlins (Wyo.) Daily Times
  • 2009: Managing editor and government reporter, Rawlins (Wyo.) Daily Times
  • 2007 to 2009: Education reporter, Craig (Colo.) Daily Press

Published works

  • (2013) Lillian Heath: A biography of Wyoming’s first female physician. Rawlins, WY: Carbon County Museum.
  • (2014) Ambition, Triumph, and Tragedy on the Frontier: A biography of Dr. John E. Osborne and Dr. Thomas G. Maghee. Rawlins, WY: Carbon County Museum.
  • (2015) The Curious Life and “Afterlife” of George Parrott: The tale of “Big Nose” George Parrott, outlaw. Rawlins, WY: Carbon County Museum.

Colorado Press Association awards: 2012

  • First place: Best education story
  • First place: Best story/picture combination
  • Second place: Best serious column writing
  • Second place: Best agriculture story (with reporter Joe Moylan)
  • Second place: Best feature photograph
  • Second place: Best education story
  • Second place: Best health enterprise story
  • Third place: Best feature story


Colorado Christian University
Bachelor of Arts, English
Emphasis in secondary education
May 2007
Summa cum laude
GPA: 3.905