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
  • Iowa Teacher Facing 140 Charges for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Students

    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – A northwest Iowa teacher is facing 140 criminal charges for allegedly sexually abusing several students. Sioux Center Police released information about the charges against 35-year-old Curtis Van Dam Wednesday. The alleged abuse happened while Van Dam taught at Sioux Center Christian School. The investigation began on October 18th, after a complaint was lodged with police about alleged abuse of a student by Van Dam. During the investigation police were able to discover that several children had […]

  • Suspect with Knife Robs Southeast Side Casey’s

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police are investigating after a robbery was reported at Casey’s on Des Moines’ southeast side. Police officers were called to the Casey’s at 2150 E Army Post Road overnight. The clerk told officers a man with a knife told them to empty the cash drawer into a plastic bag, then left the store and walked north onto Indianola Avenue. The suspect was described as a white male with light blue eyes and dirty blonde hair. He […]

  • VIDEO: Story County Driver Clocked at 111 MPH in 25 MPH Zone

    STORY COUNTY, Iowa – The Story County Sheriff’s Office is warning drivers to watch their speed and stay alert after a case of extreme speeding. Officials posted about the October 16th traffic stop to the department’s Facebook page Thursday morning. The post details an incident that happened late at night in Slater. A deputy was in a stationary position on 6th Avenue/Hwy 210, when an SUV blew past – going 111 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour […]

  • Farmer Finds Black Bear in Northeast Iowa Field During Harvest

    HOWARD COUNTY, Iowa – A northeast Iowa farmer had quite the surprise Tuesday while working in the field. Eric Reicks says they were finishing up harvesting the last few rows of corn when he got a call from his dad, letting him know there was something ahead of him. That something turned out to be a black bear. Reicks posted several photos of the bear on Facebook and said it was spotted about 4 miles northwest of Schley. Vince Evelsizer, […]

  • Stepdad Facing Murder, Arson Charges is Back in Iowa

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A man facing murder and arson charges in the death of his stepson has been extradited to Iowa. Forty-one-year-old Randy Miles Jr. was booked into the Polk County Jail late Monday night. He was originally detained in North Dakota back in August in connection with the death of 26-year-old Christopher Lenhart. Lenhart’s body was found in a burning vehicle on August 27th at 1439 Henderson Avenue. He was hospitalized but died from his injuries. Miles was […]

  • Police: Des Moines Shooting Victim ‘Uncooperative’ in Investigation

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police are investigating after a woman was shot in the shoulder early Wednesday morning, but they say the victim isn’t cooperating. Emergency medical crews were called to the Quik Trip at 2945 E. University at 3:05 a.m. on a report of a woman suffering from a gunshot wound. Police say the woman, in her twenties, was taken to a Des Moines hospital for treatment. Her wound was not believed to be life threatening. Police are continuing […]

  • ‘Material Witness’ Sought in Mason City Double Homicide

    MASON CITY, Iowa – Law enforcement officials are seeking a material witness in a double homicide case in Mason City. Tuesday morning, officers discovered two bodies at a home in the 300 block of 27th Street SW after being called to conduct a welfare check. Police are seeking 25-year-old Codie Matz in connection to their homicide investigation. Officials say he may be driving a dark green 1996 Chrysler Sebring with the Iowa license plate LE007. He was last seen in […]

  • 1 Dead, 14 Sickened in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at Marshalltown Church

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – Officials are now confirming one person is dead following a carbon monoxide poisoning case at a Marshalltown church Sunday that initially sickened 15 people. Emergency crews were called to 305 E. South Street Sunday afternoon on a report of several people who reported symptoms of being dizzy and having nausea. When members of the Marshalltown Fire Department arrived they had to carry three people outside of the church. They observed people suffering from an altered level of […]

  • Adel Mom Charged After Toddlers Found Wandering Naked Near Busy Highway

    ADEL, Iowa – An Adel mother is facing child endangerment charges after police say her two-year-old children were reported running around naked near a busy intersection while she slept. Officers with the Adel Police Department were called to 708 Greene Street at 9:00 a.m. Thursday on a report of two small children who were running around outside, not wearing any clothes. It was only 43 degrees outside at the time of the incident. The home is located on the corner […]

  • Disney Confirms Full Cast of ‘Lion King’ Remake, with Beyonce as Nala

    LOS ANGELES – Walt Disney Studios released the full cast for the remake of “The Lion King,” confirming Wednesday that Beyonce Knowles-Carter will voice lioness Nala. The star-studded list of voice actors in the live-action movie includes James Earl Jones in the same role he had in the 1994 animated classic, Mufasa. Donald Glover will play Simba, Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner will be Pumbaa and Timon, Keegan Michael-Key appears as Kamari and John Oliver will play Zazu. #TheLionKing. 2019. […]

  • Local Child Actresses Auditioning for Touring Musical ‘Waitress’

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Some Iowa youngsters are getting a chance to tread the boards in the tour of a Broadway musical. Auditions are being held Thursday to find two child actresses that will play the role of “Lulu” in the musical Waitress. Two sessions are being held one in the morning and one from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Des Moines Civic Center West Balcony Lounge. The character of “Lulu” is described as a “sweet and carefree […]

  • Driver in Highway 65 Rollover Accident Dies

    PLEASEANT HILL, Iowa – A Des Moines man has died after he was injured in a rollover accident Wednesday on Highway 65. Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office were called to an area just north of E. University Avenue around 7:45 a.m. on a report of a crash. When they arrived, deputies found 28-year-old Enrique Limon had been ejected from a gold SUV. Officials say Limon was traveling northbound at the time of the crash. Limon was taken by […]