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
  • Two Jailed Following Short Overnight Chase

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Two people were arrested after a short chase early Wednesday morning. Police say it began in the area of 3rd and Franklin when an officer heard several gunshots and then saw a white vehicle speeding away from the direction of the shots. The officer tried to stop the vehicle and two men ran from the car, with one appearing to have a weapon. One suspect was able to escape over a fence and officers lost sight […]

  • County Attorney: Open Alcohol Containers Found in Chris Soules’ Truck After Fatal Crash

    BUCHANAN COUNTY, Iowa – Court documents filed Monday claim Chris Soules had empty and partially consumed open alcoholic beverages in his vehicle at the time of a fatal accident last week. The document, which was in resistance to a motion for the charge against the former reality TV star to be dismissed, also claims Soules was seen purchasing the alcoholic beverages at a convenience store shortly before the accident. The document says, in part: “Defendant’s Brief in Support of Motion […]

  • Jimmy Kimmel Tearfully Details Newborn Son’s Birth and Heart Problem

    LOS ANGELES — Jimmy Kimmel used his monologue Monday night to get both personal and political. The late night host got emotional as he revealed that his son William John Kimmel was born on April 21 with a serious heart issue. During the 13-minute long monologue, Kimmel said his wife, Molly McNearney, had an easy delivery with their second child whom they call “Billy.” “Six pushes, he was out,” Kimmel said. “He appeared to be a healthy normal baby until about […]

  • Vote Tuesday on Dallas County Jail Referendum

    DALLAS COUNTY, Iowa – Voters in Dallas County are getting another chance to vote on whether to build a new jail. Three previous attempts at a referendum to construct a new jail have failed. This time it’s a $23 million referendum to build and equip the jail. The new jail would be able to hold more inmates, allowing the county to save the money spent transferring inmates to Story County. In April, the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office offered tours of […]

  • Storm Lake Restaurant Takes 2017 ‘Best Burger’ Title

    STORM LAKE, Iowa – Iowa’s Best Burger for 2017 has been revealed. Smokin’ Hereford BBQ in Storm Lake came out on top of nine other finalists. They were named the winners of the contest Monday morning during a live radio broadcast at the restaurant. “The judges found the burgers at the Smokin’ Hereford were very juicy with outstanding flavor,” comments Brooke German, Director of Marketing for the Iowa Beef Industry Council. “They also noted that the burger was presented very […]

  • Motion Filed to Dismiss Charge Against ‘Bachelor’ Chris Soules in Deadly Crash

    BUCHANAN COUNTY, Iowa – Attorneys for Chris Soules have filed a motion to dismiss the charge of leaving the scene of a deadly accident. The former reality TV star was arrested following the death of 66-year-old Kenny Mosher an accident in Buchanan County last week. Soules was driving a truck that hit the back of the tractor Mosher was operating April 24th. Mosher died from his injuries. Soules called 911 right after the crash and waited for emergency medical personal […]

  • One Person Injured with Knife During Dispute Between Neighbors

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police are investigating after a woman was injured during an early Monday morning incident. It happened around 2:00 a.m. in the 3200 block of 30th Street in Des Moines. Police say people in one apartment at the Oakview Terrace Apartment were up late drinking when they got into a dispute with neighbors over a cell phone. During the altercation a woman used a knife to cut another person on the head. The injuries were minor. Police […]

  • Newborn Girl Surrendered Through Safe Haven Law

    The Iowa Department of Human Services says a newborn baby has been surrendered to the custody of the state through the Safe Haven law. The baby girl was born on April 10th and was released to DHS the day after her birth. “The life and health of newborns is protected under this important law,” said Wendy Rickman, administrator of Adult, Children and Family Services at DHS. “Parents in crisis are also protected from prosecution for abandonment, allowing them to safely […]

  • Woman Dies Following Poweshiek County House Fire

    POWESHIEK COUNTY, Iowa – One woman is dead following a fire in rural Chelsea Thursday morning. The 911 call came in about a house fire at 3002 160th Street around 11:15 a.m. When firefighters arrived they found 56-year-old Catherine Foster inside the home. Firefighters were able to get Foster out of the home and she was transported to a local hospital but she did not survive. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

  • Prominent Defense Attorney to Represent ‘Bachelor’ Soules in Deadly Crash Case

    BUCHANAN COUNTY, Iowa – A prominent Des Moines defense attorney has signed on to represent former reality TV star Chris Soules. Court records filed Wednesday show Alfredo Parrish and his law firm has been hired to handle Soules’ case. The former “Bachelor” faces a charge of leaving the scene of a deadly accident. Soules was driving a pickup truck Monday night around 8:20 when he rear-ended a tractor on a rural highway in Buchanan County. The driver of the tractor, […]

  • Marshalltown Man Arrested in Brother’s Stabbing Death

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – One man is behind bars after Marshalltown Police say he stabbed his brother to death during an argument over money. Twenty-two-year-old Jordan Parker is charged with 2nd degree murder for allegedly killing 21-year-old Isaiah Parker. Police say they were called to 7 ½ S. 9th Street just before 1:00 a.m. Wednesday on a report of a stabbing. When they arrived they found Isaiah Parker suffering from a stab wound to the lower torso. He was taken to […]

  • Body Cam Video Shows Officer’s Quick Reaction to OWI Crash

    JOHNSTON, Iowa – The Johnston Police Department is releasing video of a close call between an officer and an alleged drunk driver. The incident happened early Saturday morning during a routine traffic stop. The officer’s body camera records the officer running out of the way as a car crashes into the back of his patrol SUV. The driver of the car was charged with operating while intoxicated. The video was released as a way to illustrate the dangers of driving […]