Archive for the ‘local news’ Category

An article about the just-discovered death of DJ AM (as I found out about on Twitter and then did a Google news search on him) on NBC New York’s site brought this to my attention. Looks like NBC New York is starting to rate their articles by mood and then update their logo with recent […]

I’m on the breaking news desk right now, and will be here until 3pm. So far, we only had a police media release come in. Fingers crossed it stays quiet until the end of my shift, as I’m going to be out all night at a football jamboree. Here’s my take on the release story, […]

Yesterday, my classmate Maggie and I went to the State Fair in Sedalia, MO in search of a story. We really lucked out sticking with the pig competition, and met two amazing Boone County high school kids. But we were even luckier than that – one had just won the Grand Champion title. We did […]

hi friends. it’s been a while since i’ve updated for real. apologies, big apologies. anyways, i just wanted to share that i’ll be covering the National Spelling Bee for an awesome group of 22 kids from all over Canada. if i can get a hold of the links of where my photos will appear (they’re […]



i came. i saw. i froze. i photographed. congratulations, President Barack Obama. words can’t describe the feeling of being there, among millions of people, celebrating this historic day.  we look to the future, the hard road ahead, with hope. [more photos here.]

my friend scott and i just had a hilarious conversation about Obama and Biden arriving in DC for the Inauguration by train. Scott: i like when they dig up random old photos i also really dig the story. i caught in on the wapost this morning me: me too. i’m exicted about it. i love […]

All around town in Washington, DC yesterday, the news was a-buzz . . . No newspapers left! The Washington Post sold out by 9am (according to reports), and even their 250,000 run commemorative edition released in the afternoon sold out, too. People were lining up all over town to get their hands on one of […]

i found this today, and plan on keeping up-to-date with the stories produced. Hard Times:  Travis Fox crosses the country to see how Americans are coping with the economic downturn. while in Missouri (more posts to come on the trip, i promise), i thought about how weird it was that hardly anyone was talking about […]

Dana Falkenberg, age 3. More to come.