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
  • Officials: Criminal Investigation Into Downtown Exira Fire

    EXIRA, Iowa – A fire that destroyed several businesses in downtown Exira earlier this summer is being investigated as a criminal act. The July 14th fire destroyed a bar, a crafts store, and a doctor’s office as well as causing damage to surrounding businesses. The damage was estimated at more than $1 million. The Audubon County Sheriff’s Department and the Department of Public Safety State Fire Marshal’s Division are investigating the fire’s cause and say there are “suspicious facts surrounding […]

  • WATCH: ‘Donut Disrespect’ Crew Back with Assist from Iowa State Coach Matt Campbell

    AMES, Iowa – The dynamic donut duo is back again with more on the Donut Disrespect campaign in Ames. Iowa State Police’s Anthony Greiter and Ames Police’s Eric Snyder have reunited and, along with a little help from Iowa State Head Football Coach Matt Campbell, are reminding people not to disrespect, discriminate, harass, or hate. Their newest video shows them enjoying some raised donuts and talking about the Raise The Standard effort – along with the new motto “Be a […]

  • Hy-Vee to Own and Operate 26 Wahlburgers Restaurants in Midwest

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – A new deal between Hy-Vee and Wahlburgers will bring 26 restaurants to the Midwest, making the grocery chain the largest franchisee of Wahlburgers. The partnership between Wahlburgers and Hy-Vee was announced Wednesday. The deal means Hy-Vee will build, own, and operate the restaurants in seven Midwestern states. The first Wahlburgers owned by Hy-Vee will be built in West Des Moines and is expected to open in mid-2018. The deal will also add certain Wahlburgers items […]

  • Suspect to Plead Guilty to Lesser Charges in Drag Racing Death

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A man accused in the drag racing death of a friend plans to plead guilty to lesser charges in the case. Twenty-three-year-old Crellin Hornsby was originally charged with homicide by vehicle-reckless driving and homicide by vehicle in the death of 22-year-old Edwin Ramirez. Police say Hornsby and Ramirez were drag racing on motorcycles on October 22nd, 2016 when Ramirez crashed into another vehicle and died. Prosecutors filed a motion last week amending the charges and informing […]

  • Downtown Bar Robbery Suspect Held Woman at Knifepoint

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police say a man is behind bars after he allegedly tried to use a knife to rob a downtown Des Moines bar Monday night. Officers were called to The Copper Cup at 207 4th following the robbery. They say a female bartender and her friend were alone in the bar when 35-year-old Samuel Folmer entered and tried talking to the pair. Police say Folmer was upset when he left the bar after attempting to talk to […]

  • Police Seek Man ‘Critical’ to Resolving Weekend Homicide Case

    DES MOINES, Iowa —  Police have identified a man who died as a result of injuries sustained in a weekend fire, and Des Moines police are also looking for a man they hope can answer some questions in connection with the death. The death of 26-year-old Christopher Lenhart is being considered a homicide – the city’s 23rd of 2017. At approximately 1:27 p.m. on Friday, officials responded to 1439 Henderson Avenue on a report of a fire. When they arrived, […]

  • 7 Iowa Counties Given Presidential Disaster Declarations for July Storms

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Seven Iowa counties are receiving a Presidential Disaster Declaration in connection with severe storms and flooding that happened back in July. Gov. Kim Reynolds made the request for the declarations and learned Sunday of President Trump’s approval. The declaration includes seven counties that suffered major damage during storms between July 19th and July 23rd. The counties are: Allamakee, Bremer, Buchanan, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, and Mitchell. McGregor, in Clayton County, was especially hard-hit when an EF-1 tornado […]

  • Police: Home Invasion Suspect Kicked in Front Door

    DES MOINES, Iowa – One person was arrested early Friday morning after a home invasion burglary on Des Moines’ southeast side. Police say they were called to 1510 E. Pleasantview Dr. just after 12:00 a.m. Friday. The victim told officials a masked suspect dressed in black kicked in the front door. The suspect had a handgun and got away with a purse that had cash inside. When officers arrived in the area they found a Chevy Impala with no headlights […]

  • Arrest Made in Murder of Noah Campbell

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Police have made an arrest in Des Moines’ 22nd homicide of the year. They say cooperative witnesses and video surveillance helped them find one of the people involved in the shooting. Eighteen-year-old Daniel Lemay has been arrested and is facing a charge of first degree murder for his role in aiding and abetting in the death of 19-year-old Noah Campbell. Campbell was found shot outside a gas station on Easton Boulevard Tuesday night. He later died […]

  • Incentives Worth More than $207M Woo Apple to Construct Waukee Data Centers

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Apple CEO Tim Cook was on hand Thursday afternoon at the State Capitol to take part in an announcement of a “significant” investment in Iowa, involving the construction of data centers in Waukee. Apple plans to construct two data centers on 2,000 acres just west of Waukee’s city limits. The land was recently annexed. The facility will be powered entirely by renewable energy. Tim Cook told the crowd the company is also planning to invest in […]

  • Early Morning Fire at Des Moines Salvage Yard

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Fire crews were called out to a salvage yard near the Des Moines Sewage Treatment plant Wednesday morning after receiving a report of vehicles on fire. The call came in around 5:46 a.m. after an employee of Copart, 3300 Vandalia, arrived at work and saw smoke and flames coming from the salvage yard. When firefighters arrived they found several cars were on fire. Because of the distance off the road and a lack of hydrants in […]

  • I-80 Accident Claims Life of 2-Year-Old Child

    DEXTER, Iowa – A toddler is dead following a crash on I-80 near Dexter Monday afternoon. The Iowa State Patrol says the accident happened around 4:15 p.m. near mile marker 99 . Eastbound traffic was backed up because of a previous accident and crews were working to pull a semi out of the ditch at the time of the crash. Trooper Alex Dinkla says the backup caused stand-still traffic and the driver of a semi hauling pigs was not able […]