Walter Cronkite School of Journalism



"On the Spectrum: Autism Awareness and Perception in Nogales," a facet of Unfenced: Breaking Down Barriers to Special Needs Programming in Nogales, Arizona

Revisting the Five Year Plan (at my five year college reunion)

Clear Channel Communications/ 24/7 News Source

A sampling of radio news broadcasts I wrote and produced for markets around the country- ranging from country music happenings in Nashville to the latest election to storm D.C.

>>Minnesota Next Up In Gay Marriage Debate

(Minneapolis, MN) – Minnesota appears to be next in line to take center stage in the national gay marriage debate. State legislators have put the issue on the 2012 ballot, asking voters to decide on a constitutional amendment that would define marriage as only between one man and one woman. Conservative and religious groups behind the initiative, including the Minnesota Family Council and Catholic Conference, say the amendment is necessary so future state Legislatures cannot legalize same-sex marriage. The coalition also came out firmly against the legalization of gay marriage in New York last Friday, which passed with votes from either side of the aisle.

>>Bachmann Latest GOPer To Get "Glittered"

(Minneapolis, MN) – Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is the third Republican presidential hopeful to be “glittered.” A local gay rights activist identified as Rachel Lang attempted to dump glitter confetti on Bachmann at a RightOnline conference in Minneapolis over the weekend, but missed by a few feet. Lang said the glitter bombing trend is “lighthearted” but the issues are serious, including Bachmann’s “extremist” views on topics such as abortion and gay marriage. In the past month, former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty and ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich were “glittered” at separate events.