Outside of her job as a multimedia journalist for the Detroit Lions, Tori stays close to the football field. In order to deepen her knowledge on the game even further, Tori plays cornerback for the Detroit Dark Angels in the WFA, the women’s full-pads, full-tackle football league that built players like former NFL coach, Dr. Jen Welter. This is a short compilation of highlights from her 2016 season.
Tori shot, edited, and produced this feature with Lions rookie Anthony Zettel. She went with Zettel to his hometown of West Branch, Michigan to take fans on a tour of his family restaurant and meet the people of Ogemaw County.
Second-round pick DT A’Shawn Robinson joined Tori live on Skype to discuss being selected by the Detroit Lions in the 2016 NFL Draft.
Tori broke the news of Lions CB Rashean Mathis’ retirement with this exclusive interview from a golf course in Jacksonville, Florida, where Mathis makes his offseason home. Tori was visiting home in Florida at the time Mathis decided to retire, so she traveled to Jacksonville to break the news with this interview.
Tori sat down exclusively with new Lions GM Bob Quinn on his first day with the team to discuss his plans going forward.
Tori sat down with former Lions special teams coordinator and current Central Michigan head coach John Bonamego to talk about returning to Ford Field for the Quick Lane Bowl and the difficult journey that got him there.
In the 2015 offseason, Tori took a walk down memory lane with Lions defensive end and metro Detroit native Jason Jones on a visit to his high school in Southfield.
From Southfield to Ford Field: Jason Jones
In the 2015 offseason, Tori enterprised a new segment for DetroitLions.com called “Tori’s Take,” where she chooses a current topic relevant to the Lions and shares her thoughts on it. The segment has given her an outlet to emphasize her role not only as a reporter for site, but as an analyst as well.