In 2016, Carolyn reported extensively on the death of Muhammad Ali. She reported for news stations all over the world the morning after Ali's death. Her coverage allowed her to be inside Ali's funeral to describe the services to viewers.
In 2018, Carolyn traveled to Washington, D.C. with Honor Flight Bluegrass. She spent the day with veterans of World War II, Vietnam, and Korea. While in D.C., the group visited war memorials and shared stories about their time on the battlefields.
While at WLKY, she has taken an in-depth look at the opioid crisis in Kentucky and Indiana through Hearst's State of Addiction coverage.
Her work at WLKY has earned her recognition from the Kentucky Associated Press and Louisville's Society of Professional Journalists. She's also been nominated for several Emmy awards.
Louisville Business First and the Young Professionals Association of Louisville named Carolyn a Young Leader in Louisville in 2018. The award was based on her demonstrated excellence in her workplace and the community. She was the only person in the broadcast industry to receive the distinction in 2018.
Prior to coming to Louisville, Carolyn worked as an anchor and reporter in Columbia, South Carolina and Bangor, Maine.
While in Maine, Carolyn was named Maine's Favorite Newswoman and received several awards from the Maine Association of Broadcasters. She also won the Hashtagger Award from Social Media Breakfast Bangor for her outstanding use of social media.
Carolyn is a member of the Board of Directors for the March of Dimes of Kentucky, a non-profit focused on the health of mothers and babies. Through her work with the March of Dimes, she has raised thousands of dollars and taken part in numerous community-wide fundraising events.
Carolyn's biggest pride and joy is her daughter, Baker Mae. She loves helping her learn, dancing around the living room with her, and laughing until their bellies hurt.
Born and raised in Massachusetts, Carolyn loves the seacoast and cheering on the Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins, and Celtics.
Carolyn graduated from the University of South Carolina where she studied Broadcast Journalism and Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management.
August 31st, 2019 | Season 2 | 31 mins 36 secs
marketing, photography, pio, police, public safety, sheriff, social media
On Cop Talk, we discuss topics effecting public safety agencies and the use of social media. PSMA offers specialized training to law enforcement and public safety agencies. Our Police Social Media Seminar is an intensive two-days of training that will help you better engage and interact with your community using Facebook and other social media platforms.