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I'm a multimedia producer for WHO-HD. I deal with the content posted to 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.


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  • Gov. Branstad Hospitalized Overnight with Flu-Like Symptoms

    JOHNSTON, Iowa – Governor Terry Branstad was hospitalized overnight with flu-like symptoms after falling ill during a ribbon-cutting event at DuPont Pioneer in Johnston Monday. A witness said the governor had been slurring his words during his remarks and then was in physical discomfort and moaning as staff assisted. Police provided an escort as an ambulance took Branstad to Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines for treatment. According to a statement released by Branstad’s office, the governor was kept overnight […]

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    Arrest Made in More Than $500K Theft from Dealership

    CRESTON, Iowa – A Creston woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $500,000 from a local car dealership. Forty-four-year-old Lyndsay Huntsman is facing five counts of first degree theft and one count of ongoing criminal conduct. Creston police say they were contacted in October on a report of missing money from Creston Automotive. They worked with the DCI on the case, and Huntsman was arrested Monday.

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    Columbus Junction Baby Allegedly Injured by Father Dies

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — A Columbus Junction baby being treated for severe head trauma has died from her injuries. The Iowa Department of Public Safety says four-month-old Marleen Jimenez died Saturday at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. The father of the baby, 20-year-old Oscar Jimenez, is charged with one count of multiple acts of child endangerment in connection with the injuries. An autopsy was performed Monday on the baby but officials have not released any results. The […]

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    Poll: Was the 2016 Republican Presidential nominee in Des Moines this weekend?

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    ‘Growing Pats’ Video Brings Nostalgia in Lead Up to Super Bowl

    If you’re sick of #DeflateGate and just want to smile, check out New England Patriot Julian Edelman’s nod to 80s and 90s TV show “Growing Pains.” The popular show’s opening credits are switched up, using pics of Endelman’s teammates and coach Bill Belichick.

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    Poll: How much are you following the potential presidential candidates in Iowa right now?

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    More Arrested in Connection With Marshalltown Murder

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — Marshalltown police have made two more arrests connected to a weekend murder investigation. Twenty-six-year-old Bethany Brant and 21-year-old Francisco Padilla-Galvez were taken into custody Wednesday. Police say Brant allowed 19-year-old Jose Morales to stay at her home, knowing he was wanted by police in connection with the weekend murder of 20-year-old Dedrikk Fisher. She is charged with accessory after the fact and neglect of a dependent person, because a minor child was in the home at the […]

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    Marshalltown Murder Suspect Taken into Custody

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — The suspect in a fatal shooting in Marshalltown over the weekend has been arrested. Jose Morales, 19, was arrested Wednesday afternoon by Marshalltown police. He is charged with first degree murder in the death of 20-year-old Dedrikk Fisher. Witnesses told police Morales shot Fisher January 17 at 1203 West Church Street. Fisher was taken to a local hospital where he died in the early morning hours of January 18. Morales was located at an apartment complex at 402 […]

  • Story County Chase Reached More than 135 MPH

    STORY COUNTY, Iowa — An Algona man is in the Story County Jail after he led police on a high-speed chase early Wednesday morning and crashed into another vehicle. A report of a vehicle driving erratically on southbound I-35 in Hamilton County came into the Story County Sheriff’s Office around 1:26 a.m. Deputies located the vehicle near mile marker 122 and tried to pull the vehicle over several times. The driver, 29-year-old Kurt Angier, tried to flee from deputies. During […]

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    SWAT Team Doesn’t Find Marshalltown Murder Suspect

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — A murder suspect remains on the loose after Marshalltown’s SWAT team surrounded a home they believed he may be hiding in Tuesday. A tip came in that 19-year-old Jose Morales was inside the house at 514 North Center Street. Police Chief Michael Tupper says officials tried to execute a search warrant at the home around 2:30 p.m.  based on that tip. The home was surrounded for hours by SWAT team members and officials blocked off a two to three block […]

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    Lottery Vendor Employee Arrested in HotLotto Jackpot Mystery

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation has made an arrest in the four-year-old case involving a winning Hot Lotto ticket worth more than $16 million. Eddie Raymond Tipton, 51, of Norwalk, was arrested on Thursday. He has been charged with two counts of fraud, which are class D felonies. Tipton is Director of Information Security for the Multi-State Lottery Association, which is a vendor of the Iowa Lottery. His job prohibits him from playing the lottery. Assistant Director of the […]

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    Suspected Thief Crashes Stolen Car Into Flower Shop

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police are investigating after a stolen car was crashed into a floral shop Tuesday. The car was stolen just after 5:00 p.m. from Whylie Eye Care on Ingersoll Avenue. The owner of the vehicle works at Whylie and had started her car to warm it up before leaving. Another person noticed someone get into the car and start to drive away and yelled to the employee to call 911. The person who took the […]

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