I had been planning to work on a story about artillery jobs opening to women for a while.
However, most of Fort Bragg's artillery unit was training at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana, so the story got pushed back.
I went out to do my interviews - and the next day Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced all jobs would be open to women.
Not what I expected, but I recast my story to focus on the breaking news aspect, and included the women in artillery jobs at Fort Bragg at the end of my story.
Read my story from fayetteville Observer: