C A R E E R S U M M A R Y
A seasoned anchor with more than 20 years experience in television news, freelance writer, businesswoman and politician. Combines a strong track record of
ratings-generating newscasts with excellent leadership and communication skills. Additional experience reporting for daily news broadcasts as well as producing and hosting special reports and special programs. Extensive community involvement work as well as community outreach for employer.
E D U C A T I O N
Bachelor of Arts – Communication & Journalism
P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E
Candidate, Lt. Governor Summer 2010
State of Minnesota
Campaigned with former Democratic House Speaker Matt Entenza; presence on ticket
garnered a 16-point jump in polls; won endorsement from National Organization of Women, Insight News.
Designer, CEO 2003 to Present
Rox Minneapolis Jewelry
Generated more than $114,000 in sales; sales to boutiques and jewelers in Santa Fe, the Twin Cities, Tampa and Naples, FL, New York City and Athens, Greece. Featured in Redbook, Today’s Black Woman, Metro and Seventeen magazines.
Owner, Curator 2000 to 2003
flatland gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Promoted contemporary works of emerging and mid-career Minnesota artists; generated
more than a quarter million dollars in sales. Works acquired by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Northwest Airlines. Nominee, Ernst and Young 2003 Young Entrepreneur of the Year; Featured in Elle Décor, Art News, Juxtapoz and Twin Cities Business Monthly Magazines.
Freelance Writer 1994 to Present
Feature writer and columnist for numerous magazines including Insider Athens, Mpls-St. Paul Magazine, Minnesota Women’s Press, City Pages and Twin Cities Reader.
Anchor/Reporter 1990 to 2010
Fox 9 KMSP-TV, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Primary anchor for nightly primetime newscasts.
Anchor/Reporter 1988 to 1990
WMAR-TV, Baltimore, Maryland
Weekend anchor and reporter.
Reporter/Anchor 1986 to 1988
WFAA-TV, Dallas, Texas
Reporter covering city hall and education and fill-in anchor. Producer and host
of weekly talk show.
Reporter/Anchor 1984 to 1986
WVEC-TV, Norfolk, Virginia
Military Affairs reporter and fill-in anchor.
Reporter 1983 to 1984
WNDU-TV, Southbend, Indiana
Southeastern Michigan reporter and producer-host of weekly talk show.
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