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.

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  • Des Moines bank robbed Wednesday morning. (WHO-HD)

    Three Men Hold Up Des Moines Bank Wednesday Morning

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police were called out to a bank robbery on Merle Hay Road Wednesday morning. The West Bank at 3839 Merle Hay Road was robbed around 9 a.m. Police say three black men entered the bank and demanded money. One of the men showed a handgun. Des Moines Police Sgt. Ryan Doty said the suspects fled on foot and hopped a fence behind the bank. They got away with an undetermined amount of money. Police are […]

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    Fire Crews Save Barn from Fire that Destroyed Granary

    STATE CENTER, Iowa — A granary was burned to the ground Tuesday. The Clemons Fire Department was called to 1425 180th St. around 11:45 a.m. after getting a report of multiple buildings on fire. When firefighters arrived, they found a wooden granary fully engulfed in flames. The granary was a total loss, but fire crews were able to save the nearby barn. A pickup truck on the property was damaged in the fire. “The best fire is the one you don’t […]

  • Robbery suspect.

    Reward Offered in Spate of Des Moines Robberies

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A reward is being offered to help identify a suspect in a string of convenience store robberies in Des Moines. Police say 14 metro convenience stores have been robbed since March 17th. Ten of those stores have been Git-N-Go locations. Police say a general description of a suspect in many of the robberies has been developed. The suspect is a white male in his early to mid-20s, 5’10” to 6”, with a thin build. Crime Stoppers […]

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    Chase Suspect Takes Off on Foot After Crash

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police are trying to track down the person who led them on a dangerous high speed chase overnight. It all started around 1:00 a.m. Tuesday when the driver sped off from a traffic stop at NE 14th Street. The driver got on to I-235, leading police on a chase that reached more than 90 miles per hour. The suspect exited the interstate at Keo and crashed into another vehicle on the 19th Street off […]

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    Suspect Rams Patrol Cars During Polk County Chase

    URBANDALE, Iowa — One person is in the Polk County Jail after an early morning chase in Polk County Monday. The chase began in Johnston and ended in Urbandale after a Polk County deputy used a pit maneuver to disable the suspect’s vehicle at 104th Street and Meredith Drive around 3:45 a.m. Sgt. Brandon Bracelin, with the Polk County Sheriff’s Department, said the suspect, 18-year-old Eric Aljets, sideswiped one deputy’s vehicle and rammed two others during the chase. Police say Aljets […]

  • LEXINGTON, KY - OCTOBER 28:  Brody's Cause gets a bath at Keeneland Racecourse during Breeder's Cup workouts on October 28, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

    Iowa-Owned Horse Wins Blue Grass Stakes, Prepares for Kentucky Derby

    LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY — An Iowa-owned horse is currently in the top five of the point earners leading up to the Kentucky Derby. Brody’s Cause, which is owned by Albaugh Family Stables, won the 2016 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes over the weekend at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky. The cash prize was worth $1 million. The three-year-old horse is in 5th place in the Kentucky Derby points standings and is trained by Dale Romans. Romans also trains horses for another Iowa-owned stable […]

  • Monte Morris #11 of the Iowa State Cyclones drives the ball as Anthony Clemmons #5 of the Iowa Hawkeyes puts pressure on in the first half of play at Hilton Coliseum on December 10, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State defeated Iowa 83-82. (Photo by David K Purdy/Getty Images)

    Iowa State’s Monte Morris to Return for Senior Season

    AMES, Iowa — Iowa State men’s basketball star Monté Morris is returning to Ames for his senior season. The university’s Athletics Department released a statement Friday morning that the junior point gured would not enter the 2016 NBA Draft. “After carefully considering all of my options and speaking with Coach Prohm and my family, I have decided to return to Iowa State for my senior season,” Morris said. “Ultimately, it came down to wanting to accomplish a number of things, with […]

  • Credit card fraud suspects.

    Police Need Help Identifying Credit Card Fraud Suspects

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police detectives are hoping the public can help them identify two people wanted in connection with credit card fraud. Police released photos Thursday of a woman and man they say have been using credit cards stolen in residential burglaries. The cards have been used at several gas stations, grocery stores, and restaurants. Police say the two suspects have been associated with a gold-colored, older model Honda or Mitsubishi sedan. The car has a sun […]

  • Vacant apartment building burns in Oskaloosa. (Courtesy: Brant Champoux)

    Fire Destroys Vacant Building in Oskaloosa

    OSKALOOSA, Iowa — Four fire departments were called in to help put out a fire at a vacant apartment building in Oskaloosa late Wednesday nights. The fire at 610 North C St. was reported around midnight. Firefighters say within about five minutes of arriving at the fire, the building was fully engulfed in flame. The building had been condemned so no one was living there at the time. Crews from New Sharon, Freemont, and Pella assisted the Oskaloosa Fire Department […]

  • 80/35 Music Festival in Des Moines (WHO-HD)

    Nas, The Decemberists Announced as Headliners for 80/35

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The popular 80/35 Music Festival in Des Moines’ Western Gateway Park has announced its first slate of performers. Hip-hop artist Nas and folk band The Decemberists are headlining the July 8th and 9th event. They are among the first 30 acts announced for the three-stage festival. Overall, close to 50 acts are expected to perform. Two-day tickets are on sale now for $65 and one-day tickets for $42 here. Day-of tickets will sell for $90 for a two-day […]

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    Tipton’s Brother Charged in Lottery Rigging Scheme

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The brother of a man convicted of fraud for rigging a lottery game in Iowa has been charged for his alleged connection to the case and other rigged jackpots in more states. Officials with the Iowa Division of Public Safety say Tommy Tipton, of Texas, has been charged with ongoing criminal conduct. He was booked into the Polk County Jail Wednesday morning after surrendering himself to authorities but has already bonded out. In a criminal complaint, […]

  • Robbery reported at Git n' Go at 2911 Douglas in Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

    Des Moines Git n’ Go Store Robbed

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines police are investigating a robbery at a convenience store Tuesday night. Officers were called to the Git n’ Go station at 2911 Douglas around 9:00 p.m. Tuesday on a robbery. Police say the suspect was armed with a knife and got away with money from the register and the store safe. Police say the suspect was a white male wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and he had scarf covering his face. He fled the […]


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