- Identify and spotlight cultural, educational, and religious trends across the southeastern U.S.
- Profile people making a difference, fighting injustice, or inspiring others.
- Produce 1,200-word photo/text packages for deadline.
- Shoot and transmit digital images via FTP.
- Record audio/video supplements using Audacity and iMovie.
- Embedded with Selma, Ala. fourth and fifth-graders, producing a three-part multimedia series of their experiences as they traveled to the 2009 inauguration.
- Covered the desk for vacationing Backstory editors July 2006 to August 2006.