Overlooked in Appalachia Magazine

Published December 2019.


The opioid crisis: Addicted at birth

November 2019

Hospital staff can have trained ears to the cry given by babies suffering with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). It is very distinct and high-pitched, almost like a scream that doesn’t stop until after the drug is out of their bodies.

Withdrawal at birth

November 2019

This video takes the audience through a detailed story regarding Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome through a collection of interviews within the Appalachian region.

Appalachian Opioid Crisis

December 2019

This group project tells the story of the overlooked issues in the Appalachian area, focusing on opioids and how they effect the community, future and citizens. This was done with the help of two other reporters and myself.

Sustainability efforts throughout local businesses

February 2020

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Water Quality and Sustainability

April 2020

Sediment, litter and E. coli are just a few of the issues that the Appalachian region faces regarding water quality and sustainability.