I am a Nevadan. I was born and raised in Las Vegas, attended University of Nevada, Reno, started my career in Carson City, got married on Lake Tahoe and recently moved back to Reno. I've visited 45 states in the U.S. I lived in Kentucky with my dad during occassional summers where I learned to enjoy sticky grits and milked cows. My wife is from Brooklyn, so that makes me ¼ Jewish. I want to visit Europe and the UK, at the least, so I can say that I'm well-traveled.
As it turns out, I don't have all the answers about journalism, the universe and everything as I thought I did in college. I do, however, know a ton about Star Trek. I also know how to style a rad moustache, brew a decent beer, design compelling visuals and snap emotional photographs. I recently got into tea. I guess you could say I enjoy creating things.
2011 Nevada Press Association Best Infographic and Best Illustration
2010 Nevada Press Association Best Multi-Color Advertisement
2009 Poynter Fellowship
2008 The Intern competition
2006-2007 Student Society for News Design Non-Daily Designer of the Year
A fellow winner of 2006-2007 SSND Overall Best Designed Non-Daily Newspaper for The Nevada Sagebrush
Various SSND individual page awards
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