Now a freelance food editor, Sharon spent 26 years covering the food beat for Oklahoma's largest newspaper, The Oklahoman, including writing, editing, photography and cover design. She helped produce videos, podcasts and photo galleries to accompany food content on the newspaper's website. Sharon has been a judge for the million-dollar Pillsbury Bake-Off, National Beef Cook-Off and the National Chicken Cooking Contest. Sharon helped bring locally grown food to Oklahoma schools as a member of the Oklahoma Food Policy Council. She has conducted cooking classes for young children in the Oklahoma City area.