My career started in June of 2013 as the staff reporter for The Storm Lake Times in Storm Lake, IA. In July of 2014 I became the education/health beat reporter for The Hawk Eye newspaper in Burlington, IA. I was accepted into graduate school at Drake University and started school in August of 2016. At the same time, I started working at The Des Moines Register covering crime and general assignment stories until May of 2017. I also coach boys basketball at Carlisle High School.