Today is an exciting day! The much anticipated Her View From Home site is live!
I’m honored to be the DIY/Home Improvement feature writer for this site. My first post will go live on Saturday, but you can get a sneak peek here. (It may look familiar! Best to start with the most popular topic, eh?!)
This site will focus on women in central and rural Nebraska. So, why is some chic from Snottsdale, Arizona involved?! Well, that little nook of the world is incredibly special to me. I spent more than two years in Kearney, Nebraska – right in the heart of central Nebraska – working as the Weekend Anchor and Reporter for NTV News… the ridiculously popular ABC affiliate in that area.
My parents still have that framed and displayed in their kitchen. Don’t you just love my “anchor bob?” HA!
It was my first on-air gig and was quite the learning experience for this self-professed urbanite. I fondly remember the news director explaining to me that I would have to read stock prices on the news – no big deal, right? Well, imagine my surprise when he handed me the script and “stock prices” were actually what wheat and corn were selling for that day. What?! It was… interesting. Actually, I loved it. I loved the people and their stories. I still have very close, lifelong friends there. I never let go of my Nebraska connections and, thankfully, they didn’t let go of me (despite my on-air flub, when I said “Cornhunkers” while reporting on the wildly popular UNL football team – yep, true story – and there are a TON more where that came from. I’ll spare you.)