Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, Mott Community College, 1994. Bachelor, Western Illinois University, 1997.
Copy editor, reporter Master Control Console Post, Flint, Michigan, 1993-1994. Operations manager The Flint Enquirer, 1994-1995. Reporter CM Life, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, 1994.
Assistant features editor Western Courier, Macomb, Illinois, 1996, head typesetter, 1996-1997. Compositer Macomb Journal, 1996. Assistant editor Colchester (Illinois) Chronicle and Northwest Star Gazette, 1997-1998.
Managing editor CLECNews, since 1998. Copy editor St. Cloud (Minnesota) Times, since 2000.
Member Society Professional Journalists (vice president Western Illinois chapter since 1997).
Married Christopher Stanley Spencer, May 20, 1995. 1 child, Lauren Alexis.