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
  • Newborn Girl Surrendered Through Safe Haven Law

    The Iowa Department of Human Services says a newborn baby has been surrendered to the custody of the state through the Safe Haven law. The baby girl was born on April 10th and was released to DHS the day after her birth. “The life and health of newborns is protected under this important law,” said Wendy Rickman, administrator of Adult, Children and Family Services at DHS. “Parents in crisis are also protected from prosecution for abandonment, allowing them to safely […]

  • Woman Dies Following Poweshiek County House Fire

    POWESHIEK COUNTY, Iowa – One woman is dead following a fire in rural Chelsea Thursday morning. The 911 call came in about a house fire at 3002 160th Street around 11:15 a.m. When firefighters arrived they found 56-year-old Catherine Foster inside the home. Firefighters were able to get Foster out of the home and she was transported to a local hospital but she did not survive. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

  • Prominent Defense Attorney to Represent ‘Bachelor’ Soules in Deadly Crash Case

    BUCHANAN COUNTY, Iowa – A prominent Des Moines defense attorney has signed on to represent former reality TV star Chris Soules. Court records filed Wednesday show Alfredo Parrish and his law firm has been hired to handle Soules’ case. The former “Bachelor” faces a charge of leaving the scene of a deadly accident. Soules was driving a pickup truck Monday night around 8:20 when he rear-ended a tractor on a rural highway in Buchanan County. The driver of the tractor, […]

  • Marshalltown Man Arrested in Brother’s Stabbing Death

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – One man is behind bars after Marshalltown Police say he stabbed his brother to death during an argument over money. Twenty-two-year-old Jordan Parker is charged with 2nd degree murder for allegedly killing 21-year-old Isaiah Parker. Police say they were called to 7 ½ S. 9th Street just before 1:00 a.m. Wednesday on a report of a stabbing. When they arrived they found Isaiah Parker suffering from a stab wound to the lower torso. He was taken to […]

  • Body Cam Video Shows Officer’s Quick Reaction to OWI Crash

    JOHNSTON, Iowa – The Johnston Police Department is releasing video of a close call between an officer and an alleged drunk driver. The incident happened early Saturday morning during a routine traffic stop. The officer’s body camera records the officer running out of the way as a car crashes into the back of his patrol SUV. The driver of the car was charged with operating while intoxicated. The video was released as a way to illustrate the dangers of driving […]

  • Chris Soules’ Call to 911 After Fatal Crash Released

    BUCHANAN COUNTY, Iowa — The 911 call Chris Soules made shortly after his pickup truck crashed into a tractor Monday night has been released. During the call Soules tells a dispatcher he rear-ended a tractor and the driver was in the ditch and appeared not to be breathing. The dispatcher asked if he knew how to do CPR and he replied “no” and later asked other people who had arrived on the scene whether anyone knew CPR. Someone counting off CPR […]

  • 16-Year-Old Charged in February Murder, Attempted Murder

    DES MOINES, Iowa – An arrest has been made in Des Moines’ fifth homicide of 2017. Sixteen-year-old Dequavius Robinson is charged with first degree murder, attempted murder, and first degree robbery for a shooting that happened on February 7th. Police say 20-year-old Augustin Kouh was found dead in the 800 block of Shawnee Avenue around 6:40 p.m. but they don’t believe the shooting took place there. Eighteen-year-old Nelson Atary suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder in the shooting but […]

  • Victim Identified in Fatal Crash Allegedly Involving ‘Bachelor’ Chris Soules

    BUCHANAN COUNTY, Iowa – Chris Soules, former star of “The Bachelor”, has been arrested for allegedly leaving the scene of a crash where someone was killed. Officials say 66-year-old Kenneth Mosher of Aurora died after the tractor he was operating was rear-ended by a pickup truck around 8:20 p.m. Monday. The accident happened on W45 in Buchanan County. Officials say Soules was driving the pickup truck that hit Mosher’s tractor. The tractor rolled into the east ditch and the truck rolled into […]

  • ‘Bachelor’ Chris Soules Arrested Following Deadly Crash

    BUCHANAN COUNTY, Iowa – Chris Soules, former star of “The Bachelor” has been arrested for allegedly leaving the scene of a crash where someone was killed. Sgt. Scott Bright with the Iowa State Patrol tells Channel 13 Soules was arrested around 1:16 a.m. Tuesday in connection with a deadly crash that happened Monday night. He has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident. Sgt. Bright says after Soules was taken into custody he was transported to a […]

  • Paul McCartney to Perform in Des Moines this Summer

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Legendary musician Paul McCartney is coming back to Des Moines to perform. The Iowa Events Center made the announcement Tuesday morning at Cowles Commons after using social media teases to clue fans in about McCartney’s return. #Tuesdayat10 https://t.co/2juhm3fZNt pic.twitter.com/xjzub4DKuO — Iowa Events Center (@IAEventsCenter) April 24, 2017 The concert is set for Friday, July 21st. Tickets are set to go on sale May 1st at 10:00 a.m.

  • Cedar Bridge Arson Suspect Requesting Lower Bond

    WINTERSET, Iowa – One of the two teens accused of setting fire to the iconic Cedar Bridge in Madison County is asking for his bond to be reduced. A motion was filed Monday by 18-year-old Joel Davis’ attorney, with a request to reduce the $100,000 bond to $5,000. The motion says lowering the bond will allow Davis to be released so he can graduate on time from Norwalk High School, where he is a senior. The motion also lays out […]

  • Weekend Murder Suspect Makes First Court Appearance

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The man charged with murder in a weekend stabbing made his initial court appearance Monday morning. Twenty-three-year-old Corderro Laurence is charged with first degree murder in the death of 40-year-old Kendall Moore. Law enforcement was called to 1516 13th Street Sunday morning on a report of a stabbing. When they arrived they found Moore suffering from a stab wound to the chest. He was taken to Methodist Medical Center but died from his injuries. Laurence was […]