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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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    Decisive Win for Valley Over Hoover

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines Hoover hosted West Des Moines Valley Friday night, but wasn’t able to pull out a win. Valley wins big with a final score of 55-13.

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    Southeast Polk Blows Out East

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Southeast Polk didn’t give Des Moines East a chance to score Friday night. The Rams shut out the Scarlets, 52-0.

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    Sioux City West Blanked by Ankeny Centennial

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Centennial scores big in a landslide win over Sioux City West Friday night. The final score was 63-0.

  • Newton Falls to Gilbert

    GILBERT, Iowa — It was a battle from the opening snap, but Gilbert won out over Newton Friday night. The final score was 42-29.

  • Brett, Sonya, & Dan: ‘Wear your suitsy’s not your ponchos’

    Dan and Brett are liking the idea of a “suitsy” a one-piece item of clothing made to look like a complete suit. But Sonya is not on board, “It’s wrong, it’s just wrong.”

  • Sonya & Dan: ‘You don’t want us to be engineers’

    Students at a metro middle school made “gourd”carts Friday and held races to see whose cart was fastest. Sonya and Dan talk about ¬†all the “gourdy” fun and why they are journalists and NOT engineers.

  • Roosevelt Loses to Sioux City East in Close Game

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Des Moines Roosevelt traveled to Sioux City Thursday night to take on #6-ranked Sioux City East. The Roughriders fall just short of an upset with a final score of 30-26.

  • Sonya & Dan: ‘That’s Why you Watch at 4′

    Sonya learns a bit of musical trivia when she and Dan talk about one hit wonders on One Hit Wonder Day.

  • Ed, Sonya, & Dan: ‘I Love the Gap’

    We shared a Throwback Thursday photo of Ed Wilson on Twitter and that sparked some conversation between Ed, Sonya, and Dan about “the gap.” It turns out both Ed and Dan had their “gaps” filled by the same dentist. What do you think? Gap or no gap?

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    Boca Bearing Innovation Contest

    Learn more about the Boca Bearing Innovation Competition here.

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    Early Memory Lapses May be Sign of Dementia

    At least once a week a patient will come into Dr. Thomas Loepfe’s busy geriatric clinic in Lacrosse, Wisconsin, with a worry. She will tell him she’s been misplacing her glasses lately, or he’ll say he’s concerned about losing the car keys. “Age is the biggest risk factor for forgetfulness, so this can be perfectly normal,” Loepfe said. As a geriatrician in the Mayo Clinic Health System, his patient population struggles with memory issues more than a pediatrician’s. “I tell […]

  • Andy & Sonya: ‘Obviously, it’s a runner’

    Sonya stresses the importance of having your pet microchipped after a reunion between a family and a lost dog did not go as planned. The dog took off again…but was caught. It’s a serious message, though the story itself made Sonya giggle.


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