About

Kevin is a writer, environmentalist, hiker, and trombone enthusiast based in Boone, North Carolina. He particularly enjoys combining the art of storytelling with science and environmental writing, a love he discovered after wandering into his college paper's newsroom during his monthly existential crisis.

In the three years since that fateful day, he's graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a B.S. in geology & environmental studies, concentration in journalism, and is now Associate Editor of The Appalachian Voice, a bimonthly 62,000-circulation newspaper published by 501(c)(3) nonprofit Appalachian Voices.

Kevin has also freelanced for The Knoxville News Sentinel, interned with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and The Knoxville Mercury, and recently completed a year of service with CAC AmeriCorps in the City of Knoxville Solid Waste Office. He was mildly internet famous for a day after (sort of) getting a byline in the New York Times as "NYT Commenter on Facebook."

When he's not attempting to afford food and shelter, you can probably find Kevin dog-watching from a coffee shop window.