About Me

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Bev is a videographer, reporter, and social media journalist. She is interested in multi-platform storytelling that combines print and video in a digital-first newsroom.

She was born and raised in the state of West Virginia and attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville to obtain a Bachelor’s of Science in Journalism and Political Science. As a student journalist in Tennessee, she reported on stories about Governor Bill Haslam in Nashville, protests on the Knoxville campus, and City of Knoxville events. In 2017, the Tennessee AP Broadcasters and Media Editors awarded her coverage of the gasoline tax in the state of Tennessee for First Place for the TV News Story category.

She graduated from Medill School of Journalism in Washington, D.C. with a master’s of science in journalism. At Medill, she has reported on the 2018 midterm elections, confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh and 2019 government shutdown. She also reported from Paris, France and India over the last year at Medill. Her future goals include reporting as a political correspondent on Capitol Hill.

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