During my tenure at The Daily Mining Gazette from
2001-04, I wrote more than a thousand stories covering a range of
fields including city hall, schools, higher education, cops, courts,
the Census and more.
The stories ranged from breaking news coverage and
in-depth news stories to reporting on events at meetings and personality
Here is a selection of my work:
During my professional career, my writing has
been honored with a number of awards. A listing of the award-winning
stories can be found here.
Over the years, I've written stories that have
been featured numerous times on the Michigan wire of The Associated
Press. Stories with my byline have run in many Michigan and
Wisconsin newspapers such as the Detroit News, The Flint Journal
and the Menominee EagleHerald, among others. More
pasty to be Arnolds humble pie
When California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger dug
into his piece of humble pie after the Detroit Pistons' dominating
victory over the L.A. Lakers, he bit into a Copper Country
News: The end of a presidency
Curt Tompkins, the longtime president of Michigan
Tech University, announced that he would leave the university
in March 2004. However, the governing Board of Control decided
later that month to terminate his contract immediately.
Here is how I covered
the board's decision on deadline for the Gazette.
My first foray into journalism began in 1996
at UC San Diego. I went into The UCSD Guardian and asked what
I could do. I started out as a news designer before working
up to co-news editor. During my time as editor, I wrote about
a story a week.
I put about one quarter's worth of stories and
all my paper commentaries online in an older version of my
Web site. It's presented in its originally format, although
expired Web links have been removed.
The site design was modified from the newspaper's
1997-98 Web site design as implemented by Walt Dickinson.