Resume

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2014-2016
Editor — The Orange County Register

2012-2013
Deputy Editor/Local — The Orange County Register

2008-2012
Chief Content Officer — Greenspun Media Group, Las Vegas Sun, Las Vegas Weekly

2006-2008
Vice President of Product Development — The Washington Post

2005-2006
Director of New Media/Convergence — The Naples Daily News

2002-2005
Director of New Media/Convergence — The Lawrence Journal-World

2000-2002
Director of New Media — The Topeka Capital-Journal.

1998-2000
Manager of Internet Content Development — Morris Digital Works.

1997-1998
New Media Editor — The Topeka Capital-Journal.

1996-1997
Political/State Reporter — The Topeka Capital-Journal.

1996
Education Reporter/Web Editor — The Ottawa Herald.

ACCOLADES/AWARDS

2011
Best Community Service on a Media-affiliated website and best enterprise feature on a news website for “Do No Harm” hospital project, lasvegasweekly.com named best entertainment website and vegasinc.com named best business/finance website — Editor & Publisher magazine.

2010
Alfred I. duPont award winner for video journalism for “Bottoming Out: Gambling Addiction in Las Vegas” — Columbia University

2010
lasvegassun.com named General Excellence Award winner and named winner of Best Online Video Journalism “Bottoming Out: Gambling Addiction in Las Vegas” — Online News Association.

2010
lasvegassun.com named Best Overall News Site in the world, “Bottoming Out: Gambling Addiction in Las Vegas” won Best Web Special Feature, lasvegassun.com won top award for best use of video on a news site, and lasvegasweekly.com named best regional magazine-affiliated website — Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines.

2010
The Sun’s “Bottoming Out: Gambling Addiction in Las Vegas” wins National Headliner Award for Journalistic Innovation.

2009
lasvegassun.com named General Excellence Award winner and best multimedia feature presentation for “Quenching Las Vegas’ Thirst” — Online News Association.

2009
lasvegassun.com named Best Overall News Site in the world, Sun’s Las Vegas history project named Best Special Website Feature, and lasvegasweekly.com named best entertainment site in the world — Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines.

2008
lasvegassun.com named General Excellence Award winner — Online News Association.

2008
lasvegassun.com named Best Overall News Site in the world — Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines.

2007
Named to Washingtonian Magazine’s annual list of the Washington D.C. metro area’s “40 under 40.”

2007
Named to Creativity Magazine’s annual list of the 50 most creative people in the world.

2007
naplesnews.com named Best Overall News Site in the nation and Studio 55 named Most Innovative Multimedia Storytelling — Newspaper Association of America.

2006
Named by the National Newspaper of Association as one of the top “20 Under 40” in the newspaper industry.

2006
naplesnews.com named best Best Internet News Service in the world — Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines.

2006
BonitaNews.com’s high school sports site named Most Innovative Multimedia Storytelling — Newspaper Association of America.

2005
In a 4,000 word story outlining the innovations at the Lawrence Journal-World, The New York Times calls the Kansas daily paper “the newspaper of the future.”

2005
LJWorld.com named best Best Internet News Service in the world and SteamBoatHomefinder.com named best local real estate site in the world — Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines.

2005
LJWorld.com named best Best Overall News Site in the nation, Lawrence.com named best entertainment site in the nation, and LJWorld.com/sports named best sports site in the nation — Newspaper Association of America.

2004
With the Lawrence Journal-World’s convergence and “Web innovations far too numerous to list here,” Editor & Publisher magazine named the newspaper to its annual list of the 10 newspapers “That Do It Right.”

2004
Lawrence.com named best Internet entertainment service in the world and KUsports.com named best Internet sports service in the world — Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines.

2004
Lawrence.com named best entertainment site in the nation — Newspaper Association of America.

2003
Best overall newspaper Internet service (LJWorld.com); Best Internet news service (LJWorld.com); Best Internet sports service (KUsports.com; Best Internet entertainment service (Lawrence.com) — Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek magazines.

2003
KUsports.com named best sports site in the nation; the Lawrence Journal-World was the only newspaper in the nation to be a finalist in every single Digital Edge category — Newspaper Association of America.

2002
Most Innovative Use of Digital Media for News Event (CJOnline’s Kansas Legislature site); Best Specialized Content Site (HawkZone.com); Best Online Sales Campaign in the Nation (CJOnline.com); Most Innovative Use of Digital Media for a Feature Story (Hannibal.net’s Mark Twain site) — Newspaper Association of America.

2002
Best newspaper site in the nation (CJOnline.com); Best specialized news site in the world (CJOnline.com); Best use of multimedia (Hannibal.net) — Editor & Publisher magazine.

2001
New Media Pioneer of the Year for the newspaper industry — Newspaper Association of America.

2001
Best classifieds section in the nation (TopekaHomefinder.com); Best online sales campaign in the nation (CatZone.com) — Newspaper Association of America.

2001
Best newspaper site in the nation (StAugustine.com) — Editor & Publisher magazine.

2000
Best newspaper site in the nation (OnlineAthens.com) — Newspaper Association of America.

2000
Best Regional or City Guide in the Nation (JuneauAlaska.com) — Newspaper Association of America.

1999
Best newspaper site in the nation (SearchColorado.com) — Newspaper Association of America.

1998
Best newspaper site in Kansas and Missouri — Kansas City Press Club and the Society of Professional Journalists.

1997
Top sports story of the year in Kansas — Kansas Press Association.

1994
Kansas collegiate sports writer of the year — Kansas Associated Collegiate Press.

1988
Editor in Chief of the Top Ten rated high school newspaper in the nation as determined by the Journalism Education Association and the National Scholastic Press Association.