Current position and responsibilities: Features editor and columnist, Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel.
Major project/achievement of the past year: Hmmm. Surviving the newspaper industry another year? Seriously, we made some big strides into social media, video production and other new technology.
Why did you choose journalism as a career: I wanted to be a journalist (especially in features) since middle school.
How did Butler prepare you for your career: It gave me the degree I needed, and some good practical writing experience.
Most memorable experience at Butler: Forming some strong friendships that have lasted through the years.