General Assignment Reporting

General assignment reporting provides a wide range of opportunities to interact with the community. I enjoy learning about issues that affect different segments of society and explaining them to a broader audience.

To read the accompanying articles I wrote for each story online, click on the titles. The links redirect to KRCG 13’s website.

Locals offer allergy tips as pollen levels rise

In this story, I talk to a couple who lives in the outdoors essentially full-time about how they deal with tree pollen season.

Deputies say eyewitness help led to quick capture of murder suspect

After a man was gunned down in a Boone County, Mo. neighborhood, deputies were able to capture a suspect in a matter of hours. I talked to neighbors about the key role their testimony played.

Missouri police offer insight into active shooter response

Following the February 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, I asked a local police department to offer insight into what police and students did in their response.

Repair experts explain how to de-ice your car

I took advantage of an ice storm in February of 2018 to test different de-icing methods for our viewers. I shared the results during our newscasts.

Cops on Top chill on grocery store roof to fundraise for Special Olympics

Despite a wind chill of 15 degrees below zero, four corrections officers spent an entire day on the roof of a grocery store in Tipton, Mo. to raise money for Special Olympics. I caught up with them during their vigil.

Officials say too little information for Monday tornado warning

As a follow-up to the Dec. 4 tornado, I asked Randolph County’s emergency management director why Higbee-area tornado sirens weren’t sounded. I also asked the National Weather Service why no tornado warning was ever issued.

Local Pearl Harbor survivor recounts attack, aftermath

On Pearl Harbor Day 2017, I sat down with a Jefferson City survivor to hear his story of the attack and his thoughts on how people view the attack today.