I grew up a singer and dancer, soccer player and storyteller. But I hate being front and center on the stage, I was never the star player (though I'll argue with you I was a critical one from a strategic standpoint) and never shared my stories or poetry.

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Then I decided I wanted to be a journalist. Now, I'm working on being one.

 

I was born and raised in Utah, ditched the Beehive State for a stint in the Pacific Northwest. Now, I'm a 2016 graduate of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. When I was there, I worked at the Daily Emerald and KLCC. I interned at KSL Newsradio (my current employer) and came back in 2016 after wrapping up my time in Oregon. I was introduced to the Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News team in the summer of 2018, and became its executive producer later that fall. In this role, I oversee news and storytelling for one of the biggest listening times the station has.

 

If you know me, you know I've got a cup of coffee, a good book, my camera and a notebook in hand. I enjoy being outside, exploring the state I grew up in and adventuring to new places I've never been before. For the latest of my adventures, follow my Instagram.

I often joke that my job is all about the "other duties as assigned" part of the job description. This was one of those "other duties" — AKA show your host how to do a burpee. 

"Journalism is an act of faith in the future."

— Ann Curry

"Journalism is an act of faith in the future."

— Ann Curry