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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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  • Iowa's Best Burger 2015 -- The Cider House in Fairfield (WHO-HD)

    ‘Iowa’s Best Burger’ of 2015 in Cider House in Fairfield

    FAIRFIELD, Iowa — The Iowa Cattleman’s Association and the Iowa Beef Council have named Iowa’s Best Burger of 2015. The Cider House in Fairfield takes the top prize this year. The field was narrowed down in March to 10, based off of nominations from Iowans. Judges then evaluated the finalists on taste, appearance, and proper serving temperature(160 degrees). More than 4,000 nominations were submitted. Last year’s champion was Ames’ Brick City Grill. This year nominations came from 286 restaurants across […]

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    New Trial Ordered for Former Indianola Attorney Convicted of Fraudulent Practices

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A former Indianola city attorney convicted of fraudulent practices for falsifying his billing has won a new trial. The Iowa Supreme Court issued its ruling Friday morning on John Hoyman’s claim that there was an error in the instructions the jury. The justices agreed with the appeal and reversed his conviction and remanded the case for a new trial. Investigators say John Hoyman overbilled the city by more than $90,000. City officials became suspicious of Hoyman’s […]

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    WATCH: Amazing Aerial View of Ledges State Park

    BOONE COUNTY, Iowa — Ledges State Park near Boone is one of the most popular parks in the state. Now you can get an amazing aerial view of the park’s scenery thanks to Gopher Aerials.

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    8-Year-Old Killed in Greene County ATV Accident

    SCRANTON, Iowa – An 8-year-old boy was killed Wednesday afternoon in an ATV accident in Greene County. The Greene County Sheriff’s Office says Grant Robbins was driving a two-seated Polaris Ranger when he turned onto the driveway of his family’s home at 904 Emerald Avenue and the vehicle overturned. Officials say Robbins was crushed by the roll bar on the ATV. He was not belted in to the ATV or wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. Officials […]

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    No Injuries Reported in Altoona Apartment Fire

    ALTOONA, Iowa — Fire crews were called to an Altoona apartment building early Thursday morning on a report of a fire. The call about the fire came in at 4:47 a.m. and when firefighters arrived at Prairie Village of Altoona at 500 5th Avenue SW flames were visible shooting from the roof. Fire officials say no one was injured in the fire and no one was home at the apartment where the fire began. The room the fire started in […]

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    Man with Gun Tries to Rob Indianola Casey’s Store, Possibly Two Other Stores

    The Indianola Police Department is investigating the attempted robbery of a Casey’s Store, which could be connected to two other similar incidents. The first incident happened Monday night just after 10:30 at the Casey’s Store at 507 South Jefferson Way. Police say a male suspect was armed with a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. When he noticed the clerk was dialing 911 he took off, without getting any money. Police say he left the area on foot. The […]

  • Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of Redefining Marriage

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Update 12:01 p.m.: After the first two hours of Tuesday’s oral arguments on gay marriage at the Supreme Court, neither of the two most crucial votes on the Court tipped their hand. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy, considered by most experts the deciding votes on the case, asked tough questions of both sides of the case and didn’t give much indication which way they would vote. On the anti-gay marriage side, Kennedy pointed out […]

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    Iowa Man Missing in Nepal Located Unharmed

    NEPAL — A New Albin man who traveled to Nepal to climb Mount Everest has contacted his family, letting them know he is safe following an earthquake that devastated the region. Cole Donahue’s family shared a Facebook post from Cole early Monday morning. Donahue’s family wasn’t sure of his exact plans so they weren’t certain whether he had reached the base camp before the earthquake. Donahue plans to be back in the U.S. by May 2.

  • Murphy’s Law: Guy Who Looks Like Cross Between Tom Green and Napoleon Dynamite Dominates Kentucky

  • Murphy’s Law: Greatest Selection Sunday In Iowa History

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    Attempted Child Enticement Case Under Investigation in Warren County

    HARTFORD, Iowa — The Warren County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted child enticement case. Hartford Middle School reported the incident, which happened Monday morning around 8:15 a.m. Officials say a man in a dark blue truck tried to lure an 11-year-old boy into the truck by asking if he wanted a piece of candy. The truck is described as full-size, slightly dirty with muddy tires, and had a full topper. The truck was believed to have had Iowa license […]

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    America’s Hottest Liquor Shot is …

    When drinkers in Clayton’s, a beachfront bar in South Padre Island, Texas, belly up for a round of shots, bartender Casey Belue can usually guess what they’ll order. It comes in a yellow-labeled bottle with a fire-breathing demon on it. It tastes like Big Red chewing gum. It’s Fireball Cinnamon Whisky, and lately it’s been as hot as its name. “Fireball is number one, definitely. That’s pretty much the chosen shot,” said Belue, who enjoys it herself now and then. […]

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