Robert is a journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker in the Triangle. He grew up in White Lake, a rural resort community in southeastern NC. The tales he heard about White Lake as a child would become the topic of his UNC-TV historical documentary, White Lake: Remembering the Nation's Safest Beach. In May 2017, he received a bachelor's degree in interactive multimedia from the Media and Journalism School at UNC-Chapel Hill with a minor in religious studies.
Along the way, Robert has worked as a freelance journalist and videographer for media companies across North Carolina including The News & Observer, ABC11-WTVD, UNC-Chapel Hill, Walker Marketing, College Town, The News Reporter and EducationNC. He recently released his newest documentary, Princess Warrior. It's a short film that received an Excellence in Filmmaking Award at the Carrboro Film Festival. Robert served as a producer for The State of Things from January-March 2018.