Kevin rejoined the Times Free Press in August 2011 as the Southeast Tennessee K-12 education reporter. He worked as an intern in 2009, covering the communities of Signal Mountain, Red Bank, Collegedale and Lookout Mountain, Tenn.
A native Kansan, Kevin graduated with bachelor's degrees in journalism and sociology from the University of Kansas. After graduating, he worked as an education reporter in Hutchinson, Kan., for a year before coming back to Chattanooga.
Honors include a Kansas Associated Collegiate Press First Place Award for series writing, a Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence award for in-depth reporting, as well as a statewide education award for reporting on the school finance crisis in Kansas.
Kevin is always open to hearing your story ideas or tips and can be reached at (423) 757-6249 or email@example.com.
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For years, the Hamilton County school system has used its generous health insurance plan as a recruiting tool, a way to make up for relatively lower teacher wages. And it was easy to sell. With low copayments and hospital visits at only $100, the plan offers nearly incomparable coverage.
Normal Park Museum Magnet Principal Jill Levine is among three principals selected for the U.S. Department of Education’s first Principal Ambassador Fellows.
Hamilton County is looking for its next batch of hyper-motivated math and science teachers.
For decades, teachers have entered the classroom in their early 20s and stayed in front of the blackboard for 25 years, 30 years or longer.
Republicans have enjoyed a majority in Hamilton County politics for nearly two decades, but the county's Democratic Party chairman says the local left is staging a comeback.
If you can't be home for the holidays, there may be no better place than the Ronald McDonald House.
Police say arson is to blame for an early morning Thanksgiving Day fire that left one man dead and several families homeless.
Red Bank firefighters fought two blazes Thanksgiving morning, including one home fire that left one dead.
Ooltewah High School's marching band will make its third consecutive appearance on national TV today with a prime spot in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Officials say Ringgold's selection into Georgia's Main Street Start-up Program will allow the city to more easily recruit businesses, build downtown events and entice tourists.