I’m a multimedia producer for WHO-HD. I deal with the content posted to http://www.WHOtv.com and the station’s social media accounts. I try to make sure our users are having the best experience possible and they’re able to find what they’re looking for easily.

I’m a graduate of Buena Vista University but grew up in northeast Iowa and spent my summers in northern Minnesota. I love spending time outdoors and playing for the Des Moines Women’s Rugby Club.

Recent Articles
  • Dallas County Ranked 5th Fastest Growing County in U.S.

    DALLAS COUNTY, Iowa – Dallas County was one of the fastest growing counties in the nation from 2015 to 2016. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the county ranked 5th in the nation in population growth for counties with a population of 10,000 or more. Dallas County’s population increased 4.63-percent during the fiscal year. Only two counties in Utah and two counties in Texas had a larger percentage of their population increase from 2015 to 2016. The estimated population […]

  • Robbery Suspects in Custody Following High Speed Chase

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Two robbery suspects are in custody after a high speed chase that started in Urbandale and ended in Des Moines Wednesday morning. Urbandale police say the chase stemmed from a robbery of a person at a Hy-Vee and the suspects were in a stolen vehicle. An Urbandale officer noticed the suspect’s vehicle, a maroon pickup truck, around 8:00 a.m. on Hickman Avenue near the Menards store and tried to initiate a stop. The driver took off, […]

  • Man Accidentally Shoots Himself in Leg

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police are investigating after receiving a report that a man shot himself in the leg. It happened around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday at a home in the 100 block of E. 29th Court, near the Fairgrounds. Police say they received a call about a man who told them he shot himself in the leg. A neighbor told Channel 13 that the man was able to walk outside of the home to an ambulance. Police say the shooting […]

  • Trail Point

    Learn more about how DMACC and Trail Point’s partnership is helping students and the athletic club’s members here.

  • Iowa DNR: Two Bald Eagles Shot to Death in Webster County

    WEBSTER COUNTY, Iowa – The Iowa Department Natural Resources is investigating after two bald eagles were found shot in Webster County. Bill Spece, a conservation officer with the Iowa DNR, says the first eagle was found two weeks ago in the Boone Forks Wildlife area. The immature eagle was found by someone hunting for shed deer antlers. The second eagle was found Saturday near the sewage lagoons at Lehigh. Though the bird was found alive, it died after being transported […]

  • Name of Man Killed in Des Moines Fire Released

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Officials have released the name of a man killed in a fire last week. The Des Moines Fire Department says 52-year-old Charles Flanders was the victim who died in a fire Wednesday in the 2200 block of Williams. Crews were called about the blaze around 6:30 a.m. When they arrived they found a garage in flames. Firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to the attached home. After the fire was out a body […]

  • Watch Live: Confirmation Hearing for SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch

    The Senate Judiciary Committee hold the Supreme Court confirmation hearing of Judge Neil Gorsuch.

  • South Side Des Moines Tobacco Outlet Robbed

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police are investigating after a south side store was robbed Tuesday morning. Police say the suspect, who was wearing a mask, entered the Tobacco Outlet at 3409 SW 9th just before 8:00 a.m. Cash and cigarettes were taken in the robbery. No weapon was displayed and no one was injured. The suspect fled the store on foot and police say they haven’t made any arrests in the case.

  • President Leath Leaving Iowa State for Auburn

    AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University will have to begin the search for a new president. Monday morning the Auburn University Board of Trustees voted to make Dr. Steven Leath its new president. He becomes the university’s 19th president. Leath began his time as Iowa State’s president in 2012, replacing Gregory Geoffroy. Auburn Trustees have named Dr. Steven Leath as the university's 19th president. #WarEagle — Auburn University (@AuburnU) March 20, 2017 President of the Iowa Board of Regents Bruce […]

  • Police Identify Man Found Dead in Ottumwa Creek

    OTTUMWA, Iowa – Officials have released the name of a man whose body was found in a creek last week. The Ottumwa Police Department was called to the 700 block of South Webster at 4:40 p.m. Friday. When they arrived they found 41-year-old Jason Seavey, deceased, in a creek. The State Medical Examiner in Ankeny is performing an autopsy on Seavey’s remains to determine a cause of death.

  • Watch Live: Comey Testifies at Hearing on Russia and Wiretapping

    FBI Director Comey and Director of the National Security Agency Mike Rogers testify at the House Intelligence Committee hearing on the Russia and wiretapping.

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Iowa State Beats Nevada in NCAA Tourney

    MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin — The Iowa State Cyclones defeated the Nevada Wolf Pack Thursday night in the opening round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament with a final score of 84-73. Iowa State moves on to play the Big Ten’s Purdue on Saturday.