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
  • Police investigate after juveniles run from stolen car on east side of Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

    Juveniles in Police Custody Following Foot Chase

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Three juveniles have been taken into custody after police say they ran from officers after being found with a stolen car. Police were called to the McDonald’s at 2540 East University shortly after 4:00 a.m. Tuesday on a report of two suspicious occupied cars in the parking lot. When officers arrived they determined one of the two vehicles was stolen. Four juveniles on the scene ran from police. Three were apprehended but one escaped. Police have […]

  • Da Mao, giant panda at the Toronto Zoo.

    WATCH: Giant Panda Frolics with Snowman

    TORONTO – You have likely never had as much fun with a snowman as this giant panda at a Canadian zoo. Zookeepers at the Toronto Zoo made a snowman for Da Mao, as enrichment, and the panda took great joy in playing with it – as he destroyed it. Maybe next time they’ll build a snow fort for Da Mao!

  • Eagle rescued from ice. (Animal Rescue League)

    Bald Eagle Rescued from Ice Tests Positive for Lead Poisoning

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Animal Rescue League helped save an American Bald Eagle Monday. The organization posted photos of the rescue to its Facebook page Monday. They were called to the Des Moines River after someone reported an injured bald eagle on the ice. When they arrived ARL officials put together a net, placed it over the bird, and navigated it to shore where they could recover it. The eagle was transferred to a wildlife rescue group S.O.A.R., which […]

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    Hearing Friday in Eddie Tipton Lottery Rigging Saga

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The criminal case of an Iowa man accused of rigging a lottery computer so he and associates could collect jackpot winnings continues Friday in Polk County court. Eddie Tipton, the former Information Security Director for the Multi-State Lottery Association, was convicted of two counts of fraud in 2015 in connection with a Hot Lotto jackpot worth $16 million. Officials say he tampered with the computer that was supposed to randomly choose the winning numbers – allowing […]

  • Utility pole struck at MLK and Lincoln. (WHO-HD)

    Vehicle Snaps Utility Pole in Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Crews are working to restore power to a neighborhood after a vehicle hit a utility pole in Des Moines. Officials with MidAmerican Energy say they were called out around 3:50 a.m. Thursday after a utility pole at MLK Jr. Pkway and Lincoln Ave. was hit. The pole appeared to have been broken near its base and was pushed out into the street, hanging from the lines it was meant to support. A neighborhood resident tells Channel […]

  • Scott Michael Greene (WHO-HD)

    Not Guilty Plea Entered for Accused Cop-Killer

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The man charged with the murders of two metro police officers has pleaded not guilty. Online court records show 46-year-old Scott Greene, of Urbandale, entered a written plea of not guilty Wednesday in Polk County Court. A demand for a speedy trial was also made. He faces two counts of first degree murder. Greene was arrested after officials say he shot and killed Des Moines police officer Sgt. Tony Beminio and Urbandale Officer Justin Martin in […]

  • Ryan Nichols (WHO-HD)

    Marshalltown Father Accused of Abusing Infant Son

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – The father of a Marshalltown infant is behind bars, accused of causing serious injuries to his son. The Marshalltown Police Department says officers were called on a suspected case of child abuse Wednesday night. When officers arrived at Central Iowa Healthcare’s emergency room, medical staff told them of the serious injuries to the child and let them know the two month-old was being transported by air ambulance to Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines. Following an investigation […]

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    Charges Combined in Accused Cop-Killer’s Case

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Officials have merged the two murder charges an accused cop-killer faces into one case. Scott Greene, 46, is charged with two counts of first degree murder in the deaths of Des Moines’ Sgt. Tony Beminio and Urbandale Officer Justin Martin. Greene is accused of shooting them in the early morning hours of November 2nd. The cases were originally filed separately but the Polk County Clerk of Court says the two charges have now been combined into one […]

  • Police respond after Tradesmen Credit Union robbed Wednesday morning. (WHO-HD)

    Five Arrested Following Credit Union Robbery

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Five people are in custody following a robbery at a credit union Wednesday morning. It happened at the Tradesmen Community Credit Union at 1400 2nd Ave. shortly after 9:00 a.m. Police say four men entered the building and demanded money. One of the men displayed a gun. Credit union employees were able to provide a good description of the suspects and the vehicle they got away in. Officers located the vehicle near 6th and Corning, where […]

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    Des Moines Church Seeking Suspects Who Stole Purse During Mass

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines church is hoping a Facebook post can help them identify the people they say stole a purse during services Tuesday. The All Saints Catholic Church  at 650 NE 52nd Ave. posted to its Facebook page that two people stole a purse during communion at Mass Tuesday morning. They posted photos of the pair, a male and a female, taken from surveillance video. The church is asking people to share the post to help […]

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    Name of Polk County Murder Victim Released

      POLK COUNTY, Iowa – Officials have released the name of a woman who died following a domestic disturbance Monday. Deputies were called to a home in the 3200 block of NE Aurora just after 7:00 a.m. Monday. Nineteen-year-old Katelynn Gould of Urbandale was found in the home, suffering from injuries. Emergency medical crews provided treatment on the scene but she passed away before she could be transported to a hospital. A man who was originally at the home when […]

  • Des Moines police arrest two people following chase involving stolen car. (WHO-HD)

    Two Arrested After Police Chase Involving Stolen Car

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines Police arrested two people Monday night following a chase involving a stolen car. Police say an officer spotted 19-year-old Mark Gaddy driving a stolen car at 6th and University. Gaddy refused to stop and led police on a chase through a residential area. Officers used a PIT maneuver near Mary Avenue and 11th Street and were able to stop the car. No one was injured. Gaddy was taken into custody and faces charges of […]