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.

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    Charges Combined in Accused Cop-Killer’s Case

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Officials have merged the two murder charges an accused cop-killer faces into one case. Scott Greene, 46, is charged with two counts of first degree murder in the deaths of Des Moines’ Sgt. Tony Beminio and Urbandale Officer Justin Martin. Greene is accused of shooting them in the early morning hours of November 2nd. The cases were originally filed separately but the Polk County Clerk of Court says the two charges have now been combined into one […]

  • Police respond after Tradesmen Credit Union robbed Wednesday morning. (WHO-HD)

    Five Arrested Following Credit Union Robbery

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Five people are in custody following a robbery at a credit union Wednesday morning. It happened at the Tradesmen Community Credit Union at 1400 2nd Ave. shortly after 9:00 a.m. Police say four men entered the building and demanded money. One of the men displayed a gun. Credit union employees were able to provide a good description of the suspects and the vehicle they got away in. Officers located the vehicle near 6th and Corning, where […]

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    Des Moines Church Seeking Suspects Who Stole Purse During Mass

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines church is hoping a Facebook post can help them identify the people they say stole a purse during services Tuesday. The All Saints Catholic Church  at 650 NE 52nd Ave. posted to its Facebook page that two people stole a purse during communion at Mass Tuesday morning. They posted photos of the pair, a male and a female, taken from surveillance video. The church is asking people to share the post to help […]

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    Name of Polk County Murder Victim Released

      POLK COUNTY, Iowa – Officials have released the name of a woman who died following a domestic disturbance Monday. Deputies were called to a home in the 3200 block of NE Aurora just after 7:00 a.m. Monday. Nineteen-year-old Katelynn Gould of Urbandale was found in the home, suffering from injuries. Emergency medical crews provided treatment on the scene but she passed away before she could be transported to a hospital. A man who was originally at the home when […]

  • Des Moines police arrest two people following chase involving stolen car. (WHO-HD)

    Two Arrested After Police Chase Involving Stolen Car

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines Police arrested two people Monday night following a chase involving a stolen car. Police say an officer spotted 19-year-old Mark Gaddy driving a stolen car at 6th and University. Gaddy refused to stop and led police on a chase through a residential area. Officers used a PIT maneuver near Mary Avenue and 11th Street and were able to stop the car. No one was injured. Gaddy was taken into custody and faces charges of […]

  • Police investigate after what appears to be human bones are found in Gray's Lake. (WHO-HD)

    Human Bones Found in Gray’s Lake Likely from Educational Cadaver

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Bones that were found in Gray’s Lake in November have been confirmed as human, but police say they don’t appear to be linked to any foul play. The bones were discovered by a kayaker on Thanksgiving morning. Among them was a jawbone that appeared to be human. Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department says the Polk County Medical Examiner has confirmed the bones are human, but they believe the bones were from an […]

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    Metro Dancer Featured in NBC’s ‘Hairspray Live!’

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A dancer with ties to the metro is getting the chance to show off her status as one of “The Nicest Kids in Town.” Dowling graduate Jacque LeWarne won a role in NBC’s musical production of “Hairspray Live” which airs Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. She plays “Brenda” one of the teen dancers featured on the Corny Collins Show. The musical is set in Baltimore during the 1960’s LeWarne has been showing off some pics and […]

  • One killed and another injured in Warren County accident. (WHO-HD)

    One Killed, One Injured in Warren County Crash

    WARREN COUNTY, Iowa – One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 65 and Scotch Ridge Road. The accident happened just before 7:00 a.m. Tuesday. Officials say a silver SUV traveling westbound on Scotch Ridge Road pulled out in front of a maroon SUV heading north. The driver of the silver SUV was killed in the crash. The other driver was transported to a Des Moines hospital and their condition is unknown. The investigation into […]

  • Early morning fire at the Logan Park Apartments. (WHO-HD)

    No Injuries Reported in Des Moines Apartment Building Fire

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Dozens of people were evacuated from an apartment building early Tuesday morning after a fire broke out, but most have been allowed back in the building. Firefighters were called to the Logan Park Apartments at 1731 Cleveland around 2:30 a.m. after receiving reports of a fire. Crews evacuated the building of its 35-40 residents and were able to get the fire extinguished in less than an hour. No one was injured in the fire but the building […]

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    Man Driving Stolen Vehicle Arrested After Police Chase

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police arrested a man driving a stolen vehicle after a chase late Sunday night on the city’s east side. Forty-year-old Jason Lathrop, of Bagley, is being held in the Polk County Jail. Police say he was taken into custody after a chase with officers Sunday. It ended around 11:45 p.m. near the intersection of E. 42nd and Easton. Lathrop is charged with eluding, driving with a suspended license, and second degree theft. He also had outstanding […]

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    Police Release Images of Bank Robbery Suspect

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines police have released images of a suspect in a Thursday bank robbery and are hoping the public can help identify him. Police say the Bank of America at 501 E. Army Post Road was robbed around 10:45 a.m. The suspect, a white male in his late 20s to 30s, was armed with a handgun and passed a note to a bank employee. Police say the man is about five-foot-ten and 180 to 200 pounds. […]

  • CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 04: Wayne Wietbrock, a retired farmer from Lowell, Indiana shops for Christmas ornaments at Christkindlmarket Chicago on December 4, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Christkindlmarket Chicago is a German-themed outdoor market open during the Christmas shopping season in Daley Plaza in the Chicago Loop. Vendors sell gifts, crafts, ornaments and traditional German food at the market.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    German Holiday Market at Cowles Commons

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Downtown Des Moines will get a taste of a German Christmas over the weekend. Cowles Commons is playing host to the Christkindlmarket, a Germen-themed outdoor market, whichwas put together by the Des Moines European Heritage Association. The inaugural Christkindlmarket in Des Moines will feature traditional European foods, music, and unique gifts from vendors across the Midwest. Hot, spiced mulled wine, known as Glühwein, will be available along with a collectible mug. The free event opens Friday […]