- Sedalia (Mo.) School District 200Communications Director, 2013 - presentManage external and internal communications for Sedalia School District 200. Also teach high school-level journalism and personal finance courses
- Sedalia DemocratEditor, 2009 - 2013
- East Valley TribuneEditorial Page Editor, 2005 - 2008
- East Valley TribuneEditor, Tribune Weekly Publications, 2001 - 2005
- East Valley TribuneNews Editor, 1996 - 2001
- Rockford Register StarNews Editor, 1989 - 1996
- Chronicle-TribuneCopy Editor, 1987 - 1989
- Franklin CollegeJournalism, 1982 - 1986
- Merrillville High School1979 - 1982
Lessons to be learned from 2 suicides - Sedalia Democrat
The world of Missouri politics is hurting, again.Just about a month after the suicide of state Auditor Tom Schweich, officials on Mon...
Team SCREAM ranks third at regional robotics match - Sedalia Democrat
KANSAS CITY – For the second year in a row, Team SCREAM's destiny will be determined in Oklahoma.Smith-Cotton High School...
Mr. Jimmy hands out snacks, smiles - Sedalia Democrat
Jimmy Longnecker doesn't have time for a defeatist attitude. He is much too busy for that kind of nonsense.Jimmy, or “Mr....
Smith-Cotton clinches WCC title with win over Nevada - Sedalia Democrat
NEVADA — It wasn't easy, but nothing worthwhile ever is.The Smith-Cotton Tigers won the West Central Conference title out...
Believe in science, not celebrities - Sedalia Democrat
Annamarie Hoffman brought a special gift to JoAnn Martin's birthday party back when the girls were kindergartners.Measles....
A year’s worth of sharing stories More chapters for some stories, ending...
The best part of writing a column is getting to meet so many interesting people. Sharing their stories, and hopefully telling them well, is
Bike drive in need of support Bike drive backer hopes to shift into high...
Ashlenn Carroll is one of the reasons that Dale Malone works so hard every December.For the past four years, Malone has raised money ...
Student journalists gain skills, boost community | RJI
High school journalism students are gaining real-world communications skills and boosting local news content in a pilot program that could g
Bruce: Respect the King Popular Elvis impersonator focuses on ‘great mus...
Scot Bruce's act is a tribute to Elvis Presley, but you won't catch him in a high-collared white jumpsuit, sideburns and sunglasses....