hi! glad you're here.

I'm a writer, photographer, and passionate storyteller from Atlanta. 

From my tiniest days, I've been endlessly curious, and that usually channeled itself into creating something. I read voraciously, wrote till I ran out of paper and took pictures of everything I saw. 

More importantly, I felt connected to people -- their stories and their experiences gripped me. 

My elementary years saw endless bake sales to fund a cleft pallet surgery and a non-profit organization that debuted in my town's July 4th parade. By middle school, I had moved on to a daily motivation site where I assembled a team of 10 writers to post each weekday, bought a domain and built a website that ran for a few years. Through it all, I was reading voraciously and writing whenever I had a moment. 

By the time I got to college, I knew I wanted to create and was passionate about the government. In December 0f 2021, I graduated with a degree in Journalism and a minor in Political Science. 

Today, I'm a multimedia legislative reporter who covers anything from a local profile story about culture to a long-form data piece about health disparities. I connect with elected officials on a weekly basis and have bylines and photos in the Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report, Georgia Public Broadcasting, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and various papers across the United States along with posts at my outlet, Fresh Take Georgia. 

I strive to produce insightful and investigative stories through the lens of solutions journalism. I've found that giving the floor to the muted voices is what I'm most passionate about. Sharing moments of humanity and highlighting the need for change across the state makes me leap out of bed each morning. 

I believe that being a journalist is the biggest privilege in the world and it's one I don't take lightly. Shining a light on what's true and getting to create while doing it is the only calling I've ever had. 

I dream of illuminating stories that make a real difference, uncovering the truth, and highlighting humanity. I hope to pursue pieces that lead to real, lasting changes in communities that need them.