In March 2016 I had the honor of touring the Ninety-Nines museum with museum curator Denise Neil-Binion on assignment for Disciples of Flight. I was able to recap most of women in aviation’s history and tell my story of being a female in the aviation industry. This was one of my favorite articles to date and an absolute honor to write. I could have written much much more on this topic but left it at the highlights! Enjoy!
This article was featured on Disciples of Flight on August 8, 2016. It highlighted the air traffic control specialist bid that was open in August and explained changes to hiring laws for controllers over the past two years.
I’ve recently been adjusting to life in Oklahoma and putting time into multiple little projects – I feel like I’m dabbling in a lot of different things right now, but all equally amazing.
Last week, I was approached by Disciples of Flight to start writing two articles per month for them. I’m going to be focusing on ATC topics and some aviation history but I’ll also have the flexibility to propose different topics as I see fit. Today, my first article went live on their website! “How I fell in Love with Aviation Years Before my Discovery Flight.” Read it HERE!
SPOILER ALERT: There’s a video from the USAF Thunderbird’s performance at Wings & Waves 2014. Go check it out!!
This article showcases how I became interested in flying & aviation and the steps I’ve taken thus far to hone in on what exactly I wanted to do in the industry.
Photo with my Flight Instructor, Bill right after my first solo
I’ve also been putting the finishing touches on a story for Air & Space Magazine and have one other article for them that’s ready to go and should be published soon. The News Hub also has me on assignment for a new article… And I just started a new (temporary) job to help pay my bills until I start my ATC Training. I finally got my start date: June 12, 2015!!!! It’s all so exciting!
This whole process has been absolutely amazing. Never did I expect to get into journalism let alone get published this often. I’m truly awestruck. This experience has been absolutely amazing. Thank you for reading my blog. Thank you for sticking with me throughout my journey. Thank you for providing the inspiration and support throughout all of this. And thank you for continuing to read my words even if you have to go to another site to see them.
I will hopefully be back posting interesting content here (instead of just links to other websites I’m publishing for) very soon. I still have recaps from the WAI conference I want to share and some other little stories I can’t wait to share. This weekend, I’m going to the Professional Women Controllers conference in Kansas City & can’t wait to share my experiences there!
Thank you so much for being here. Till next time!