Troy is a 26-time Emmy Award winner and has been nominated over 60 times for his work as a documentary filmmaker, and television journalist.
Troy worked as a filmmaker, producer, director, reporter, and investigative journalist with KMSP Fox 9 Television in Minneapolis, MN, and a Photojournalist at WSVN Fox 7 in Miami, ABC 6/FOX 28 in Columbus Ohio. ABC 24 in Memphis, and NBC 25 in Hagerstown, MD.
He began his broadcast career as a Disc. Jockey for WYLI radio. Troy has covered hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires, presidential elections, the MTV Video Music Awards, Tyson/Lewis fight, the Big Ten, NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, MLS, and anything else with an abbreviation. Along the way he has picked up an Edward R. Murrow award, a CINE Golden Eagle, an Addy, 11 Tellys, two Associated Press awards, three National and 10 regional NPPA awards.
Troy is known through the industry as a creative visual storyteller and a perfectionist. Troy is also the Director, Editor, and Cinematographer for his own company.
Troy serves as a Judge for regional Emmy awards all over the USA, the Broadcast Education Association, and the Michigan Association of Broadcasters.
Troy currently teaches film and journalism at Michigan State University.