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.
Sunburn on the lung — NJ counties receive ‘F’ for ozone pollution
Inhaling ozone pollution is likened to a sunburn on the lung.
Myths and misconceptions you may have about organ donation
Research shows that 95% of U.S. adults support organ donation. But in New Jersey, only about a third are signed up as donors.
It’s prime wildfire season in NJ thanks to us humans
The late March wildfire that consumed more than 11,000 acres of land in the Pinelands was one of just 331 forest fires handled by crews so far in 2019.
Ocean County Clerk opening deed room to the public for weekend event
As part of National County Government Month, the Ocean County Clerk is giving residents some behind-the-scenes access and the chance to view the history of the biggest purchase they'll likely ever make.
Stricter penalties sought for distribution of fentanyl
The synthetic opioid is said to be a major reason for a spike in overdose deaths.
NJ is No. 1 for drug-related juvenile arrests
In the Garden State, 9.89% of juvenile arrests in 2017 were related to drugs.
Why is NJ seeing an increase in human trafficking reports?
In the first six months of 2018 alone, the National Human Trafficking Hotline handled 98 reports out of the Garden State.
Mom passed heroin ring to son — and is on the run, cops say
Four people remain at large.
Trash once marred Jersey beaches, but today’s worry is climate change
"When I was first elected to the state Legislature, there was a true crisis out there," said former state Sen. Joseph Kyrillos.
To manage deer population, NJ residents are fine with hunting
In a poll from FDU, many cited negative run-ins with deer.
Drugs & alcohol on the job — more prevalent than you’d think
When you're addicted, you're addicted. And over time, any place may be the perfect spot to satisfy a fix — even the office.
Multitasking behind the wheel? NJ poll shows you’re not hiding it well
The poll asks drivers what they believe is the biggest hazard on New Jersey's roads.