Keeping Up with the Perfectly Imperfect Jacksons

If my family had a television show it would be a mash-up of The Brady Bunch, Good Times and The Cosbys. Continue reading Keeping Up with the Perfectly Imperfect Jacksons

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Whatever It Takes: Inspirational stories of turning tragedy into triumph

It’s not meant for parents to have to bury their children. Unfortunately, the unimaginable occurs through accidents, illnesses or other tragedies. As a television reporter, I’ve spoken with heartbroken mothers and father who had the courage to share stories about their loved ones who died. In some cases, these grieving parents have turned their pain into purpose. Man on a Mission Andy Parker described himself … Continue reading Whatever It Takes: Inspirational stories of turning tragedy into triumph

Cry Baby: The day my long lost emotions returned

I’ve worked as a television reporter for close to 7 years and covered everything from snowstorms to political races to  murders. Over the years, I’ve learned to emotionally detach from people and tragic events and stick to the facts. Anyone who works in a newsroom, hospital or in law enforcement will tell you, objectivity is key to doing their job. “Just the Facts Ma’am” When on the scene reporting, I switch into “go … Continue reading Cry Baby: The day my long lost emotions returned