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
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    Police: Robbery Suspect Told Victims ‘I’m going through a rough time’

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police are hoping the public can help them identify a possible suspect in a robbery that happened back in December. Police say the robbery happened December 29, 2016 in a parking lot at 2811 Ingersoll Avenue. Two women were inside a vehicle smoking when they say a black male with a handgun approached the car and demanded the women, “give him everything, I’m going through a tough time.” Police say the suspect left in a 4 […]

  • Scene of shooting in Ames on February 19th. (WHO-HD)

    Ames Police Release Names of Men Who Were Shot Sunday

    AMES, Iowa – The names of three people who were injured during a shooting in Ames early Sunday morning have been released. The Ames Police Department has also released the names of two officers who fired at suspects involved in the shooting. The shooting happened after police were called to break up a fight around 1:30 Sunday morning in the area of Chamberlain and Stanton. After officers separated the two groups that were fighting, a red passenger vehicle stopped in […]

  • Wells Fargo's West Des Moines campus. (WHO-HD)

    Fire Shuts Down West Des Moines Wells Fargo Campus

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Fire crews have extinguished a fire at the West Des Moines Wells Fargo campus but Wells Fargo says the complex will remain closed Tuesday. The fire was reported just before 5:00 a.m. at 870 West Wells Fargo Trail. When crews arrived, thick black smoke was found inside one of the buildings. West Des Moines Fire Marshal Mike Whitsell says the fire did spread to other floors of the building. Crews were rotated in and out as they […]

  • Decorah Eagles Nest (Raptor Resource Project)

    First Egg of 2017 Laid in Decorah Eagles’ Nest

    DECORAH, Iowa – Nest-watching season is upon us as our favorite pair of Decorah eagles are looking to expand their family again. Mom Decorah laid her first egg of 2017 Monday night at 7:30 p.m. The event was captured on camera by the Raptor Resource Project. The RRP has had cameras trained on the eagles’ nest for several years. It’s located across the road from the DNR Fish Hatchery, giving Mom & Dad Decorah a perfect source of protein to […]

  • Fire at Wells Fargo Campus in West Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

    Fire Extinguished at West Des Moines Wells Fargo Campus

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Fire crews have extinguished a fire at the West Des Moines Wells Fargo Campus but they are still checking for hot spots. The fire was reported just before 5:00 a.m. at 870 West Wells Fargo Trail. When crews arrived, thick black smoke was found inside one of the buildings. West Des Moines Fire Marshal Mike Whitsell says the fire did spread to other floors of the building. Crews were rotated in and out as they worked to […]

  • Fire at 5410 SE 6th in Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

    Early Morning House Fire Considered ‘Suspicious’

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Firefighters were called out to a south side home early Tuesday morning on what officials are calling a “suspicious” fire. Fire crews were called to 5410 SE 6th Street just after 3:00 a.m. Flames were shooting from the roof of the home when firefighters arrived. The fire is considered suspicious because crews were called to the same home Monday on a smaller fire. Officials on scene say it’s unlikely the flames rekindled 24 hours after the […]

  • 22nd and Carpenter in Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

    Man With Gunshot Wound to Chest Shows Up at Mercy Hospital

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police are investigating an overnight shooting after a man showed up at the hospital early Monday with a gunshot wound. Police say 20-year-old Julio Reyes came to Mercy Hospital with one gunshot wound to the chest just before 4:30 a.m. Police say his injuries are non-life threatening. Officers say Reyes told them the shooting happened in the area of 22nd and Carpenter but but police did not find a crime scene. Reyes’ friends told police the shooting happened at 22nd and […]

  • Marshall County fatal crash. (Courtesy: Iowa State Patrol)

    Two Dead in Marshall County Crash Involving Semis and Pickup

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Iowa – Two people were killed in an early morning accident north of Marshalltown. It happened shortly before 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 14 and Highway 96. The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office says the accident at the T-intersection involved a pickup truck and two semis. Sgt. David Halverson with the Iowa State Patrol says a pickup was traveling westbound on Highway 96 when it failed to stop at the stop sign and collided with a northbound semi. That […]

  • Randy Johnson Mug Shot courtesy of Dallas County Jail

    Not Guilty Plea for Former Pastor in Child Sex Abuse Case

    ADEL, Iowa – A Dallas County man who is a former pastor at a local church has entered a plea in his child sex abuse case. Fifty-two-year-old Randy Johnson was arrested on January 25th. He entered a written plea of not guilty Wednesday to 13 charges. Johnson is charged with three counts of indecent contact with a child, two counts of indecent exposure, four counts of 3rd degree sex abuse, one count of lascivious acts with a child, two counts […]

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    Republican Lawmakers Limit Debate on Collective Bargaining

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa lawmakers in both houses will likely vote Thursday afternoon on a controversial collective bargaining bill, after Republicans voted to limit the time for debate. A marathon session of the Iowa Senate that began Wednesday morning officially ended at 9:45 a.m. Thursday. Democrats spent the night proposing amendments to Senate File 213. SF 213 allows for major changes to Iowa’s collective bargaining law and removes most items of a public employee’s contract from negotiations – except for […]

  • State Wrestling Tournament

    SCORES: State Dual Wrestling Tournament

    Take a look at results from the State Dual Wrestling Tournament here.

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    Police Seeking Vehicle of Potential Witness in Weekend Murder

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police are hoping new surveillance images can help find people that may have witnessed something that could lead them to solve a weekend murder. Thirty-three-year-old Adriel Ward was shot Saturday night. He later died at the hospital. The incident began as what appeared to be a routine accident when a car hit a utility pole along Delaware Avenue – but then police determined Ward had been shot before the crash. Police say images of […]