I am a digital journalist for New Jersey 101.5FM. I began working with the station in 2007 as a morning news producer (I don't miss the 4 a.m. to 12 p.m. schedule) until my shift into the field. This job is always full of surprises; I never know where the next assignment will take me.
Jersey shore residents dread holiday weekend
Memorial Day Weekend, to most of New Jersey's residents, represents the start of the best few months of the year: summer. That means nicer weather, less school bus traffic, and random trips to the shore.
NJ Schools ease up on cell phone usage
An all-out ban on cellphones in schools could improve student performance, according to a new study, but that's not happening in New Jersey.
Job hunting – 5 things to look out for
If you're on the hunt for employment, any interview or job offer is considered a blessing. But if you're too focused on just landing a job, you may be missing some easy-to-spot red flags that indicate the position or company is not at all what you wanted or expected.
Craft beer brewing becomes a growth industry in New Jersey
Craft beer had hardly any space on the shelves just a decade ago. Today, some liquor stores are limiting how much craft beer a customer can purchase at one time, just so they have enough for everyone.
Revenge porn: You can easily become a victim
In the heat of the moment, sending a racy self-photo to your partner or spouse may seem like a fine idea and one that can't come back to haunt you, but if the relationship ever goes sour, those indecent shots can take on a life of their own in cyberspace.
Drive-in movie theaters – Almost extinct in New Jersey
Nearly 60 drive-in movie theaters once called New Jersey home, but the times have long changed since then.
Drug-resistant stomach bug reaches New Jersey
A stubborn strain of an intestinal illness is making noise in several states, including New Jersey.
Selfie sticks prohibited at some major Jersey venues
The photo-taking tool known as a selfie stick has only just begun gaining traction among the younger crowd and avid travelers, but venues and attractions throughout New Jersey are already including these devices on their lists of prohibited items.
Sayreville trying to move on from locker room scandal
It's been a rough few months for the community of Sayreville and its storied high school football program. Parents and community members alike would love to hit the reset button and erase the black eye caused by last season's disturbing sexual hazing allegations.
Facebook and marriage: A dangerous combination?
The argument could easily be made that Facebook is playing a role in destroying marriages every single day. Research has shown the social network is now cited in one-third of all divorce cases.
Report: NJ Counties Struggle with Economic Recovery
The recession ended years ago, but no one told New Jersey.
Colleges Cite More Non-Traditional Students
The college student body today doesn't look like it did years ago. Higher education statistics, and experts close to the issue, suggest a vastly changing student landscape.