EXPERIENCE / JOURNALISM
2000-Present NBC UNIVERSAL
Chicago based correspondent for all NBC News entities: Nightly News with Lester Holt, Today, Meet the Press and MSNBC. Extensive foreign and domestic news coverage including Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia, Hurricane Katrina, 911, the election of President Barack Obama.
-multiple Olympic games (Torino, Beijing, Vancouver, London and Sochi).
-member of NBC News Climate Coverage team from Alaska, Norway and the High Arctic.
-developed and presented series ‘Meeting America’ for Meet the Press on Sundays.
-popular contributor to NBC web entities (Nightly News, Today, NBC NOW)
-senior member of a team of producers, camera and sound that travels and reports on breaking news and features; often at a moment’s notice, responsible for research, logistics, interviewing, writing, editing.
1995-2000 NBC NEWS
London based Network Correspondent NBC News; reporting on the major news events of the day (Bosnia, Rwanda, Kosovo, funeral of Princess Diana, Nelson Mandela and South African Peace and Reconciliation, Northern Ireland Peace Accords).
1993-1995 CBC NEWS
Montreal based network reporter for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. (Duties included being able to communicate in both French and English)
1990-1993 CBC NEWS
Calgary based network reporter covering Western Canada, United States and Federal Election campaign. (coverage includes Los Angeles riots, Waco Branch Davidians, Arctic Winter Games Whitehorse, Yukon)
1986-1993 CBC TELEVISION DOCUMENTARIES
Correspondent for nightly Current Affairs program ‘The Journal’ covering domestic and international news including Gulf War, Valdez Oil Spill and Berlin after the Wall. Occasional host of “Midday” the noon hour current affairs program.
AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
-Four-time Emmy Award winner
-Peabody Award (Poverty in America).
-Overseas Press Club Award.
-2013 recipient of Ryerson School of Journalism’s Headliner Award.
-Association of Black Journalists award.
-National Headliner Award.
-First Amendment Award
-2021 winner Wilbur Award (Religion in Broadcasting)
Outdoor activities: hiking, skiing, hockey, travel, canoeing, fishing