Kevin is a contributor for Drugwatch.com. He has covered a wide variety of topics as a journalist, including local government, public health, the environment and politics.
His love of writing flourished at a young age: As a paperboy, he helped his family deliver Sunday editions of the Providence Journal before sunrise. Kevin worked in every role at his campus newspaper at the University of South Florida in Tampa, where he earned a bachelor's degree in mass communications.
He covered county government and education at his first professional newspaper job at the Stuart News in South Florida. Then he joined the Orlando Sentinel, where he reported on nearly every beat in regional offices across Central Florida. He worked his way up to bureau chief in Volusia County. Then he helped guide the newspaper's successful transition to a digital-first newsroom during an eight-year stint as a breaking-news editor. He was part of the team that covered the high-profile Casey Anthony trial. The Orlando Sentinel's website hit a company record of 22.5 million page views when an Orlando jury acquitted her of murder on June 5, 2011.
He believes in lifelong education. Kevin earned credits for a master's degree in Public Administration from Florida Gulf Coast University. He also completed classes at Seminole State College of Florida in biology, microbiology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology. A proud father of three, he volunteers for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. He enjoys camping, astronomy, swimming and genealogy.