Regional editor in St. Louis. Has worked as a journalist since college, at the Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, as an online general manager at Media General, editor of an online start-up called dbusiness.com and as online news director and assistant city editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Married with two kids. Loves to read biography and nonfiction, listen to Green Day, the Beatles and U2. Loves television and movies.
Fort Riley, Kan.
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How would you describe your political beliefs?
I tend to be a fiscal conservative who believes society has an obligation to help and support the less fortunate among us. For me, that doesn't mean government has to be the answer -- and it often isn't the best answer -- but it means government sometimes can be the answer.
Are you registered with a certain party?
I consider myself an independent.
How religious would you consider yourself?
I am a Christian, active at my local Episcopal church. I have been involved in a number of church committees, served on my church's vestry and I sing in the choir.