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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.


Recent Articles
  • Man Rescued from Icy Des Moines River

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Rescue crews pulled a man from the frigid water of the Des Moines River Monday afternoon. Officials say it happened in on the east side of the river near 6th Avenue across from North High School around 1:30 p.m.  A crew from Des Moines Parks and Rec was driving along the bike trail when they told officials they saw the man jump into the water.  They called 911 and while they waited encouraged the man to […]

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    Fire at Metals Business in Southeast Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Firefighters were called to put out a fire at a metal company on Des Moines’ southeast side Monday night. Officials say the call came in around 7:30 p.m. about a forklift on fire inside the building at 829 SE 21st. The building houses ABC Metal. The insulation in the building provided a challenge for firefighters, but they were able to put the fire out in about two hours.

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    Police: Missing Boy Found Behind Wall in Linen Closet

    A missing 13-year-old boy escaped from a hidden compartment in a Georgia home, crawling through a narrow opening behind the shelves of a linen closet to reach police. The first thing he told officers, police said Monday, was “thank you.” “We told him who we were and we told him that we were here to help him,” Clayton County Police Sgt. Joanne Southerland told reporters. “After minutes of talking with him, he was able to come out.” Before his rescue […]

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    World AIDS Day Links

    http://www.stophiviowa.org   Act Against AIDS http://www.cdc.gov/actagainstaids/ Act Against AIDS (AAA) is a five-year national campaign launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the White House to combat complacency about HIV and AIDS in the United States. Launched in 2009, Act Against AIDS focuses on raising awareness among all Americans and reducing the risk of infection among the hardest-hit populations – gay and bisexual men, African Americans, Latinos, and other communities at increased risk.   AIDS.gov http://www.aids.gov/ […]

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    Poll: How much will you give to charity this holiday season?

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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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