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 dismayed as Waynesville newspaper shutters

The closure of the Waynesville Daily Guide left the town without a local newspaper. I asked locals how this impacted their daily lives.

Dixon residents say officials didn’t alert them to boil advisory

Residents of a Pulaski County town alerted us that their city leadership hadn’t told them about a boil advisory. As I discovered, residents consider this part of an ongoing problem.

Farmer says ongoing drought may put some out of business

This all-drone-footage package demonstrates to viewers the ongoing effects of the summer 2018 drought on Missouri farmers.

Bodies of 2 missing hikers in Alaska national park identified as Boone County man, woman

Two mid-Missouri backpackers died in Alaska’s Wrangell-St. Elias National Park in July of 2018. In this story, I utilized the station’s weather wall to demonstrate how remote that part of the world is.

Wall collapse has Jefferson City shopkeeper thinking about his own building

After a wall collapsed on a building in Jefferson City, a shopkeeper told me the event has him reconsidering deferred maintenance on his own building.