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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.


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    Creston Edges Dallas Center-Grimes in Overtime Win

    GRIMES, Iowa — It was a nailbiter between Creston and Dallas Center-Grimes Friday night, but Creston got a 2-point conversion to come out on top, 50-49. Creston will face Bishop Heelan next Thursday in the semi-finals at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls.

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    Waukee Shuts Out Valley

    WAUKEE, Iowa — Waukee is on to the semi-finals at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls after ending Valley’s season Friday night. The final score was 12-0. Waukee will face Dowling next Friday.

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    Meetings On Possible West Des Moines School Boundary Changes

    1 p.m. Saturday, Learning Resource Center, 3550 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Valley Southwoods Freshman High School, 625 S. 35th St, West Des Moines. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Learning Resource Center. (A Spanish interpreter will be available at this meeting.

  • Priced up to $2,500 a bottle, Krug champagnes are among the most expensive bottles on the market. In September, high rolling aficionados got their hands on the latest vintage of the Clos du Mesnil, which sells for about $1,000. For those who don't find that extravagant enough, Krug will release a new vintage of its Clos d'Ambonnay in early 2015 for about $2,000 a bottle.

    Why This Champagne Costs $2,000 a Bottle

    Priced up to $2,500 a bottle, Krug champagnes are among the most expensive bottles on the market. In September, high rolling aficionados got their hands on the latest vintage of the Clos du Mesnil, which sells for about $1,000. For those who don’t find that extravagant enough, Krug will release a new vintage of its Clos d’Ambonnay in early 2015 for about $2,000 a bottle. Is any champagne really worth that much? It all depends on how deep your pockets […]

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    Terrifying Movie Trailer About…Daylight Saving Time

    Are you still suffering from the confusion daylight saving time brings with it? Does 5:00 p.m. now feel like the middle of the night? Are you stubbornly refusing to change your clock? You are not alone.

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    One Person in Iowa Quarantined, Monitored for Ebola Symptoms

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa public health officials say one person in Iowa has been quarantined after recently traveling to a West African country experiencing an outbreak of Ebola, but they are stressing there is no risk to the public. Officials say they’ve been monitoring 13 travelers who have recently come from Sierra Leon, Liberia, or Guinea for symptoms of Ebola. Twelve of those had a very low risk of being exposed while on their travels and have been asked […]

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    Fire Destroys Carlisle Garage

    CARLISLE, Iowa — A Carlisle garage went up in flames during the noon hour Thursday. Someone driving by 330 Elm Street noticed the fire and called for help. Several crews responded and were able to get a van out of the garage, but the garage and the rest of its contents are a total loss. The exterior of the home was also damaged by the heat. There’s no word on what caused the fire.

  • Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, 22 of Philadelphia, was abducted and forced into a car Sunday night, November 2, 2014, Philadelphia police said.

    FBI: Abducted Philadelphia Woman Found Alive in Maryland; Suspect Arrested

    A Philadelphia woman whose abduction was caught on surveillance video has been found alive in Jessup, Maryland, and a suspect is in custody, an FBI official told reporters Wednesday evening. The man arrested in connection with the abduction of Carlesha Freeland-Gaither has been identified as Delven Barnes, 37, FBI special agent in charge Ed Hanko said. Barnes is currently being held on attempted capital murder charges in another case, Hanko said. Freeland-Gaither was rescued after authorities identified the vehicle used […]

  • Drake Student Talks About Big Win at Bulldog Madness

    DES MOINES, Iowa — While most of the nation was watching election returns Tuesday night, a few hundred fans were on hand at the Knapp Center in Des Moines for Drake University’s Bulldog Madness event. As part of the festivities, Drake freshman Alex Tillinghast took the court to take part in a contest. All he had to do was hit four shots, from four different spots on the floor, in under 30 seconds and he’d win a brand new truck. […]

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    POLL: What effect will yesterday’s election have on Iowa and the U.S.?

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    Decision 2014: Iowa Election Results

    Click here to see results from Iowa elections.

  • ‘President of Newsroom’ Campaign Gets Nasty Between Erin Kiernan and Dan Winters

    DES MOINES, Iowa — If there is one thing most voters can agree on this election cycle, it’s that political attack ads have got to go. Unfortunately, Dan Winters and Erin Kiernan did not get the memo. They’re going after each other in the quest to be President of the Newsroom. Take a look at their attack ads and vote by “liking” either Dan or Erin‘s Facebook page. We’ll reveal the results on the Channel 13 News at Six on […]

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