Managing Editor for Operations at Star Tribune
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I've worked as a newspaper reporter and editor at the Star Tribune 1993-1997 and 1999 to the present; and as a reporter at The Dallas Morning News 1997-1999.
Responsible for newsroom production (including the copy desk and newsroom technology issues), serving as a liaison to our printing plant, circulation, advertising and marketing departments; training and recruitment; community outreach.
I spent most of my early years at the Star Tribune covering education. After two years at the Dallas Morning News, I returned to the Star Tribune as a reporter then I transitioned into editing in 2001. I was an assistant editor on the metropolitan team, the St. Paul Editor and the Assistant Managing Editor/Business. then the Assistant Managing Editor/Local News.
Covered K-12 education issues in North Texas, with a particular focus on the Dallas Independent School District.
I handled fund-raising, public relations, volunteer recruitment and training, and taught writing classes to high school students. I was also a volunteer and work-study student from 1986 to 1992.
ThreeSixty (formerly Twin Cities Urban Journalism Workshop); National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ); Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ); National Association of Multicultural Media Executives (NAMME). Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE)., Education Writers Association, Education Writers Association
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