Professional experience: Began as an intern at WRAL in 1985. Worked through the ranks as a sports photographer, reporter then sports anchor in 1995. Did a 3-year stint at WEWS in Cleveland from 2000-2003 before returning to WRAL.
Education: JF Webb High School in Oxford. One year at East Carolina and graduated with a BA in Speech Communication from NC State in 1985.
Hometown: Oxford, NC
Playing days: Played football, basketball, baseball and track at Webb High School. Was a baseball walk-on at NC State.
Most memorable moment in sports history: Watching our daughter’s run to a state volleyball championship at Apex HS in 2010.
Favorite sports venue: Reynolds Coliseum
If I wasn’t working in sports I would be: Coaching
Awards & Recognition: A seven-time regional Emmy Award winner. Was named the 2014 and 1998 North Carolina Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. Earned multiple awards in AP and RTNDAC sports anchoring, reporting and photography. Currently has a vote for the Heisman Trophy, Biletnikoff Award and has served as an AP football poll voter. Won 2004 Russ Catlin national award for motor sports reporting. A 2007 inductee into the J.F. Webb High School Athletic Hall of Fame.