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 in 2019. At Medill, she reported on the 2018 midterm elections, confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh and 2019 government shutdown. Her coverage of Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation received a finalist award for the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Online/Digital News Videography category in 2018. She also reported from Paris, France and India while at Medill.
She is currently a reporting fellow at E&E News in D.C. as well as a freelancer for the Associated Press at the White House on the weekends.