Journalism

This is a collection of my published articles which includes examples of news, in-depth pieces, interviews, and op-eds.


First featured in   The Racquet   on October 10th, 2017

First featured in The Racquet on October 10th, 2017

Viewpoint: America’s Gun Problem

America, we’ve got a problem. A big one. The reason it’s a big problem is not just because of the innocent lives taken or the ensuing arguments between politicians and the media. We have a gun problem and it’s time to fix it. 


Writer Close-up with John DeDakis

La Crosse native John DeDakis is the author of mystery-thrillers Fast Track, Bluff, Troubled Water and his most recent and award-winning thriller Bullet in the Chamber. The fourth novel to feature his protagonist Lark Chadwick, a young strong willed and strong minded female protagonist trying to make her way in the world as a journalist.

First featured in   The Catalyst   on November 17th, 2017

First featured in The Catalyst on November 17th, 2017


First featured in   The Racquet     on March 25, 2017

First featured in The Racquet on March 25, 2017

Attorney Releases new statements regarding dispatcher case

On March 13, 2017, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse police dispatcher, Kimberly Dearman, was terminated after a student employee filed a complaint to UWL University Police.

Dearman’s attorney, stated “Your government, in this case, the University of La Crosse, fired Ms. Dearman without due process. A Government official’s control of your free expression of speech is perhaps the greatest form of terrorism any citizen can encounter.”


UFC 214 Preview

One of the most anticipated rematches in the world of combat sports ­will occur tonight, July 29th. It will be a Light Heavyweight championship bout between current champion and number 3 pound-for-pound fighter Daniel “DC” Cormier and former champion Jon “Bones” Jones.

First featured on  Flurry Sports  July 29, 2017.

First featured on Flurry Sports July 29, 2017.


First featured in   The Racquet   on August 29th, 2017

First featured in The Racquet on August 29th, 2017

La Crosse Activity Guide

I’ve merely scratched the surface of what you can do in this great city and there’s plenty more you can do in the surrounding area as well. Now it is up to you to muster up some courage and tell your friends that you don’t want to go on your 8th Bluff Hike and you instead want to shoot them with paintballs.


When Winning is not enough

On Saturday evening, UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley retained his title against number 1 Welterweight contender Demian Maia in his third defense of his belt. Though the victory furthers Woodley’s quest to being the best Welterweight of all time, his desire to win might be his greatest road block.

First featured on  Flurry Sports  August 2, 2017.

First featured on Flurry Sports August 2, 2017.