In-Depth Reporting

Some stories are too complex or too powerful to tell in a traditional 1- to 1.5-minute package. In-depth, well-researched, human-focused stories offer the public a chance to examine issues that otherwise would remain hidden from their view. This page showcases some of the investigations and other in-depth reports I have put together during my career.

Putting Movie Dreams On Wheels

Razorfly Studios is a small workshop in western North Carolina that specializes in building screen-accurate replicas of movie cars. I had a lot of fun shooting this story.

N.C. Women Push to Diversify STEM Field

Black people account for 9 percent of the nation’s workforce despite representing 13 percent of the U.S. population. This story highlights three Black women working to improve diversity and inclusion within the STEM field in North Carolina.

A Tradition of Service at the General Assembly

Susan Horne has worked at the North Carolina General Assembly since 1987, including nearly 30 years as a legislative assistant to a succession of state representatives. This story looks back on her career and offers words of wisdom to those following in her footsteps.

Arrests Play Key Role In Criminal Justice Disparities

Following the killing of George Floyd at the end of May 2020, Spectrum News aired a series of stories looking at social justice issues in North Carolina. I focused on how racial disparities in arrest rates had a ripple effect throughout the criminal justice system.

Farmers, Processors Battle Coronavirus And Economic Shock

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, I took an in-depth look at the problems the pandemic posed to the physical and economic health of North Carolina farmers. This story explores the vulnerability of our food supply chain.