WRITING SAMPLES

WTIU News

A variety of self-reported web stories gathered during my time as one of the station's multimedia journalist's. 
WTIU is a PBS affiliate television station which serves 29 counties in West and Southern Indiana.

Cardinal Spirits To Expand Distribution Into East Coast States

Owners of Bloomington-based distillery Cardinal Spirits are planning to expand their reach across the state and the country, even as recently-legalized Sunday sales are expected to give the business a boost.

NCAA Faces Lawsuits For New Athlete Compensation Limitations

The NCAA will defend its new compensation regulations for college athletes in court. The NCAA and 11 other conferences will appear in court for lawsuits aimed to prevent...

GOP Senator Todd Young Honors Late WWII Veteran With Purple Heart

Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) presented an honorary Purple Heart to the widow of a World War II veteran in Bloomington Friday.

Company Announces Jobs Expansion In Former Paoli Furniture Factory

Gov. Eric Holcomb (R-Ind.) joined executives from Jasper Group, a seating and casegoods manufacturer, Friday to announce the company’s plans to expand to Orleans.

9th District Congressional Candidates Participate In Healthcare Forum

Candidates running for Indiana’s 9th Congressional district talked about the future of healthcare in the U.S. during a forum Monday night. Hoosiers for A Commonsense Health Plan organized the event as an opportunity for voters to ask candidates questions.

‘State Of Black Community’ Highlights Inequality In Bloomington

Leaders from the Bloomington community gathered for an annual State of the Black Community Address at City Hall Tuesday night.

The public forum focused on how issues such as education and the criminal justice system are affecting the African American community...

Chipotle Data Breach Includes Dozens Of Indiana Restaurants

Chipotle officials say more than two dozen Indiana locations were included in a recent nationwide data security hack. Investigators say the attack stems from...

Opposition Could Force Madison County Needle Exchange To Close

After three years, central Indiana’s Madison County might have to end its needle exchange. It was the second county to establish an exchange after the state worked to get one off the ground in Scott County in 2015 to slow the spread of...

Ellettsville Faces Lawsuit Over Denied Apartment Development

The Ellettsville Plan Commission is facing a lawsuit after denying a proposal for a new apartment complex.

A Monroe County judge heard arguments Wednesday in the lawsuit, filed last year by...

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Current in Westfield 

A culmination of my editorial work as a 2015 Summer News Intern with a weekly print news publication based out of Westfield, Indiana.

Optometrist sets up shop in hometown

Since its official opening in February, Prather Family Eyecare has grown as a local healthcare business with more to offer than meets the eye. The Noblesville-based optometry office is open to provide services for the public and is overseen by the Noblesville native himself, Dr. Christopher Prather.

The Rustic Spa opens

The newly opened Rustic Spa of Noblesville is bringing locals a fresh and holistic take on wellness. As a Noblesville local herself, owner Gwen Niec has set out to provide spa services that promote a natural lifestyle and focus on a healthy wellbeing.

County assists with car seat testing, installation

Hamilton County is hoping to promote safe travel for children this summer through free car seat education sessions and safety checks offered by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.

With increasing rates of motor vehicle accidents involving infants and children over the years, the HCSO is continuing an initiative to combat the issue and bring awareness to the community.

Boys & Girls Club gets new tablets for kids

The Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville has partnered with Heartland Residential Services to provide 35 new computer tablets for the use of the children involved in after school programs.

Through their close connection with the Kiwanis Club, the Noblesville branch of the Boys & Girls Club was able to reach out to Heartland Residential Services who was then able to donate their unused technology for a greater cause.

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FREELANCE WRITING

Millennial Magazine

A self reported article featuring acclaimed sources from around the country examining the the effects of "FOLO" - the fear of living offline.
 
|Published February 13th, 2017|

A Bad Connection: Two Ways “FOLO” is Ruining Your Offline Life

Bailey Bromm spends nearly five hours every day on her smartphone, browsing social media and consuming online content. After a long day of classes, Bromm gets her fix by coming home and retreating to her room for hours of internet surfing. Neglecting homework assignments, deadlines, and even those around her, Bromm falls deeper into the rabbit hole of addiction, one click at a time.

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