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 Holding News Conference on Deadly Apartment Fire

    DES MOINES, Iowa – More information about an apartment fire that claimed three lives Thursday will be released at a joint news conference from fire and police officials Friday morning. Des Moines Fire Department spokesman Brian O’Keefe says they are holding an 11:00 a.m. event to release details about the fire at the Eddy apartment building on Polk Boulevard. Fire crews were called to the apartments shortly after 12:30 p.m. Thursday and had to rescue several people from the building. […]

  • 13RAW: Des Moines Firefighters Rescue Woman from Burning Building

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Take a look at video of Des Moines firefighters rescuing a woman from the fourth floor of the burning Eddy apartment building.

  • Trial Date Set for Adoptive Parents in Sabrina Ray’s Death

    ADEL, Iowa – The trial date for a Perry couple facing charges in the death of their adoptive daughter has been set. Marc and Misty Ray will go to trial on August 28th on four counts of child endangerment resulting in serious injuries, three counts of neglect or abandonment of a dependent person, and one count of child endangerment resulting in death. Their adopted daughter, 16-year-old Sabrina Ray, was found dead on May 12 in the family’s home. An autopsy […]

  • Police: Driver That Hit 8-Year-Old Was Drunk

    Police in Des Moines have found the driver they say seriously injured an 8-year-old child Wednesday night.

  • Police: Man Chased, Rammed Woman’s Car with his Vehicle

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A Des Moines man is behind bars after police say he used his car to ram a woman’s vehicle. Thirty-two-year-old Darwin Stinson is facing several charges in connection with the incident that happened Tuesday night in the area of SW 9th and Army Post Road. Officers were called about a rolling domestic situation and say Darwin was chasing a female and using his vehicle to ram the back of her car. At SW 9th and Rose, […]

  • Four Kids Injured After Truck Hits Horse-Drawn Buggy

    INDEPENDENCE, Iowa – Four children were injured in an accident involving a horse-drawn buggy in Independence. KWWL reports the accident happened Tuesday morning in the 1700 block of Fairbank-Amish Boulevard. A southbound pickup truck driven by 33-year-old Justin Annis of Fairbank struck an un-covered buggy being driven along the shoulder, when it tried to cross into a private drive on the east side of the road. Four children riding in the buggy suffered injuries, and three of the children were […]

  • Police Identify West Des Moines Shooting Victim

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Police have identified a man who was shot early Tuesday morning at an apartment complex in West Des Moines. The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. at 3405 Woodland Avenue. Police were called about a domestic disturbance and found 18-year-old David Jones of Des Moines in the parking lot, suffering from a gunshot wound. Police say Jones had been trying to gain access, by force, to an apartment that 20-year-old Tionna Merritt and 21-year-old Gerante Rankin […]

  • Adoptive Mom Pleads Not Guilty in Sabrina Ray’s Death

    PERRY, Iowa – The adoptive mother of a Perry teen found dead in her home earlier this month has pleaded not guilty in her death. An attorney for 40-year-old Misty Ray entered a not guilty plea Monday to the charges she faces in connection with the death of 16-year-old Sabrina Ray. The teen was found dead on May 12 the family’s home in Perry. An autopsy showed signs of severe malnourishment and the State Medical Examiner’s Office says Sabrina Ray […]

  • Timeline Released in Transfer of Power from Branstad to Reynolds

    DES MOINES, Iowa – More details about the transfer of power from Gov. Terry Branstad to Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds have been released. Gov. Branstad will resign as governor Wednesday morning at 10:00 and then be sworn in as the U.S. ambassador to China. The resignation and swearing in will take place in the governor’s formal office. Judge Steven Colloton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit will perform the ambassadorial swearing in ceremony. Lt. Gov. Kim […]

  • Man Injured in Early Morning West Des Moines Shooting

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – One person was injured in a shooting at a West Des Moines apartment complex early Tuesday morning. Police say they were called to 3405 Woodland Avenue around 12:30 a.m. on a domestic disturbance. When officers arrived they found a male in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. The shooting stemmed from an incident where a male gained access to an apartment in the complex where a woman and another man were inside. There […]

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Gov. Terry Branstad

    As Gov. Terry Branstad prepares to become the U.S. Ambassador to China, take a look at some of the photos from his tenure as Iowa’s top lawmaker.

  • Woman Charged with Stepfather’s Murder Released on Bond

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A Des Moines woman charged with murdering her stepfather has been released from the Polk County Jail after posting bond. Twenty-nine-year-old Sera Alexander is charged with first degree murder in the death of 49-year-old Anthony Hartmann. The shooting happened on May 8th, shortly after 1:00 p.m., at the home Alexander shared with her mother Susan Hartmann at 7208 SW 17th Street. Police say Alexander admitted to shooting Anthony Hartmann after he came to the home to […]