September 26, 2019

September 16, 2019

September 3, 2019

Please reload


S&S Intro Story

May 17, 2018


26. Passionate. Driven. Future dog mom. Bookworm. Lover of sports.


I know this isn’t a dating profile, but welcome to me. All the nerdy, quirky components that make me who I am.


Many of you had a brief introduction to me in December with my guest post, but if you haven’t seen my full story, you can check it out here.


I’m a Troy University graduate with a degree in broadcast journalism who fell into athletic communications and fell in love with a career.


I’ve been given incredible opportunities from moving up to the director’s chair at Piedmont to sideline reporting with ESPN3.


From the outside, it looks like I stumbled into both jobs and they “fell in my lap,” but anyone on the inside knows years of groundwork were laid for both.

I worked at Faulkner University in Alabama as a sports information student intern while in high school and volunteered with a local sports talk radio show. At Troy, I served as a sports reporter and anchor for the student-run television station while also working for the local newspaper as a sports reporter and feature writer.  

I volunteered with the Sun Belt Conference when Troy was the host site for championships, even when I felt I was in over my head with the assigned tasks. Through those connections with the front office staff, when ESPN came calling for a name, mine was at the top of their list as someone reliable and with a solid knowledge of the conference.


I earned the title of director of athletic communications after three years as the assistant at Piedmont. While I didn’t feel like I was ready, I’m thankful others saw the potential in me.

Take a chance. Say yes. When opportunities are presented, seize them.


Life is full of new beginnings. New jobs, new relationships, new opportunities.


When Olivia contacted me about joining the S&S sisterhood, I jumped on it. I couldn’t be more thankful to be brought in to the fantastic group Katie and Liv have compiled.


So, here’s to another of life’s new beginnings and revisiting my passion for writing.


Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload