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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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    Des Moines Home a ‘Total Loss’ After Fire

        DES MOINES, Iowa — Firefighters say a Des Moines home is a total loss following a fire Wednesday afternoon. Crews were called to 2225 Highland Street around 2:45 p.m. on a report of a fire in the home. When they arrived, flames were visible coming from the roof. The woman who lives in the home told crews she was cooking and went outside to shovel. While shoveling she heard a pop, then saw flames coming from the roof of […]

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    Poll: Why do you go Black Friday shopping?

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    Salvation Army Red Kettle Stolen

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Salvation Army of Des Moines says one of its red kettles has been stolen. The kettle, its stand, and a sign were taken over the weekend from the HyVee store on Fleur Drive. Officials say the kettle had recently been emptied of its donations so they don’t think any money was taken. A report has been filed with Des Moines police and the Salvation Army is hoping the kettle and stand will be returned. The […]

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    Two Arrested Following High Speed Chase

    PLEASANT HILL, Iowa — Two people are in custody after a high speed chase in Polk County Tuesday afternoon. Officials say the chase started just before 4:00 p.m. when a Polk County Sheriff’s deputy pulled over a red Chevy Blazer for a traffic violation at SE 36th Avenue and SE Vandalia. When the deputy approached the vehicle, the driver took off. The chase reached speeds of 100 miles per hour on Des Moines’ east side and traveled into Pleasant Hill, where […]

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    Poll: Are snow days an inconvenience for you and your family?

  • 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard To Be Decided In 2015

    One of the federal government’s tools to encourage higher volumes of ethanol in gasoline is developing a dull edge. Last Friday the Environmental Protection Agency decided not to finalize the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard by the end of the year. The agency proposed lower renewable fuel volumes to be blended with gasoline in 2014 than even were required in 2013, but the volume of comments on that move, along with other delays, have pushed EPA’s decision into 2015. Iowa Renewable […]

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    Suspect Charged, Arrested in Eldon Murder

    OTTUMWA, Iowa — The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the murder of an Eldon man. Officials say 64-year-old Darrell Teeter was found dead at the Main Street Bait Shop, 529 W. Elm Street, on August 11th. An autopsy showed Teeter died from a gunshot wound to the head. Monday, sheriff’s deputies took 24-year-old Ricky Edgar Conrad Davidson, of Eldon, into custody in the case. He is charged with first degree murder and first degree burglary. He […]

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    Poll: When does your Christmas tree go up?

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    Poll: Is Thanksgiving dinner worth all the work?

  • New Owner of Chuck’s Restaurant Talks About Continuing Thanksgiving Tradition

    DES MOINES, Iowa — It’s under new ownership, but the name is still the same and so is the Thanksgiving tradition. One week from Thursday, Chuck’s Restaurant will once again open its doors to feed those in need on Thanksgiving. The tradition dates back for decades and will now continue into a new generation of ownership. The new owner, Emily Anderson, stopped by the Channel 13 News at Four to talk with Andy and Sonya about the passing of the […]

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    Iowa Man Arrested Near White House, Had Weapons in Car

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — An Iowa man has been taken into custody in Washington, D.C. near the White House and officials say he had a gun and ammunition in his car. A Secret Service spokesman says 41-year-old R.J. Kapheim, of Davenport, approached a uniformed Secret Service officer near the White House around 12:45 p.m. (ET) and told the officer, “someone in Iowa told him to drive to the White House.” During a search of Kapheim’s vehicle a 30-30 rifle and ammunition […]

  • black_friday

    Poll: Will you take advantage of the early sales?

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