Who I am …

  • Creator, owner, publisher and editor of the award-winning Nerdvana
  • Experienced multiplatform journalist versed in copyediting, information design, site administration, content curation, social media, coaching & more
  • Father, husband, gamer, blogger, educator, manager

What I’m doing …

The Pueblo Chieftain


Pueblo Community College

  • Adjunct faculty: web design instructor, 2013-
    • October 2015 part-time faculty of the month
  • Curriculum development: content management systems, 2017-


  • Occasional contributor for the popular GeekDad website, 2010-11, 2017-

Southern Colorado Press Club

  • Board member, 2015-17
    • President, 2016-18
    • Webmaster, 2015-

Where I’ve been …

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

  • Adjunct faculty instructor of online media at Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus, 2010-11

East Valley Tribune

  • Web editor, assistant news editor, copy editor, page designer, editorial assistant and proud obituary clerk at the Pulitzer Prize-winning suburban Phoenix, Ariz., newspaper, 1998-2011

Other past roles:


Arizona State University

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

  • Bachelor of Arts degree, Journalism

Maricopa County Community College District (Arizona)

Phoenix College

  • Associate of Arts degree, Classical Studies