I’m a multimedia producer for WHO-HD. I deal with the content posted to 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
  • Debora Aldrich (WHO-HD)

    Wife Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Husband in Face

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A woman is behind bars in the Polk County Jail after police say she assaulted her husband early Wednesday morning. Police say 47-year-old Debora Aldrich assaulted her husband just before 1:00 a.m. at 2914 E. 40th Street. The husband, 57-year-old Kenneth Aldrich, drove himself to Lutheran Hospital where he was treated for a stab wound to the face. Kenneth Aldrich told police his wife assaulted him and she was taken into custody. Debora Aldrich is charged with […]

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    Body of Missing Volunteer Dayton Firefighter Found in Des Moines River

    LEHIGH, Iowa — Officials have located the body of a volunteer firefighter last seen in the Des Moines River in Lehigh Sunday morning. The body of 23-year-old Colin Murphy was found Tuesday morning in the river. Webster County Sheriff Stubbs says they found the body in an area searchers had believed it would be at 9:58 a.m. A fisherman heard Murphy calling for help around 6 a.m. Sunday and witnesses say he was struggling to keep his head above water near the Riverside […]

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    Clinton Closing in on Running Mate Search

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Hillary Clinton is narrowing her choices for a running mate, intently focusing on a handful of potential candidates as her team closes in on the final weeks of vetting before she makes a decision in less than a month, several Democrats watching the process tell CNN. With her long Democratic primary fight now over, Clinton has privately signaled she is less concerned about choosing someone who fills a specific liberal or progressive void, rather than selecting a […]

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    Repairs End Overnight Metro Power Outage

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Parts of the metro were without power for a few hours Monday morning because of a problem with a MidAmerican Energy substation. The issue impacted thousands of customers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, and Windsor Heights, where power was lost around 3:45 a.m. At the height of the outage, MidAmerican says more than 7,000 customers were without electricity. Power was restored to most customers affected by the outage shortly after 6:00 a.m.

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    Truck Carrying 8,000 Gallons of Fuel Rolls off Highway 5

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — A portion of Highway 5 was closed after a rollover accident involving a tanker truck hauling fuel Friday morning. The Iowa Department of Transportation closed the highway between IA 28 and I-35. A detour was set up using Army Post Road. Witnesses told police they saw a truck headed westbound on Highway 5 flip several times before coming to a rest on its side about 7:50 a.m. Officials say the truck was hauling 4,491 gallons of […]

  • Patrice Singleton (WHO-HD)

    Woman Jailed After Second Chase with Police this Month

    DES MOINES, Iowa — One person is behind bars Friday following an overnight police chase. The chase began before 2:00 a.m. on Interstate-235 when police say they tried to pull over a car that was speeding over 95 miles per hour. The driver, 24-year-old Patrice Singleton, refused to pull over and police officers pursued her. Singleton eventually exited the interstate at 31st Street where she lost control, crashing into a fence. She was taken into custody and is being held […]

  • Deanna Gliem (WHO-HD)

    Another OWI Arrest for Woman Awaiting Trial in OWI Crash Deaths

    LUCAS COUNTY, Iowa — A Des Moines woman out on bond and awaiting trial on two counts of vehicular homicide by OWI was arrested again over the weekend and charged with OWI in another case. Police say 53-year-old Deanna Gliem was drunk and driving twice the speed limit when she struck a vehicle on November 15th, killing its two occupants, 60-year-old Richard Hummel and 59-year-old Randall Sonnenburg. She is also charged with two counts of vehicular homicide-reckless driving in that […]

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    Windows Shot Out at Des Moines Home

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police are investigating after reports of shots fired were made early Thursday morning. Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of 12th Street just after 4:30 a.m. after receiving two calls about gunfire being heard in the area. When they arrived they found windows at the home at 1618 12th Street had been shot out. Police say no one was injured. They don’t have any suspects in the shooting.

  • Yarvon Russell and James Shorter (WHO-HD)

    New Trials Ordered for Two Men in Daughenbaugh Beating Death

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Two men convicted of second degree murder in the beating death of a Des Moines man in 2013 will get new trials. The Iowa Court of Appeals issued rulings Wednesday morning reversing the murder convictions and ordering new trials for Yarvon Russell and James Shorter. The two men were accused of beating Richard Daughenbaugh to death during a fight in downtown Des Moines on August 25th, 2013. The ruling stated, “Having found the joint criminal conduct […]

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    26 New Foods Announced for 2016 Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES, Iowa — If you have been hungering for fair food the Iowa State Fair has some new offerings for 2016. Twenty-six new foods were announced Wednesday morning, including three finalists for the new food contest: Ice Cream Nachos, Not Your Mamma’s Taco, and the Pride of Iowa Wrap. The 2016 Iowa State Fair runs from August 11th to August 21st. Check out all of the new foods below: Ice Cream Nachos Crisp cinnamon sugar chips covered with two scoops […]

  • Indianola police respond to standoff. (WHO-HD)

    Standoff Over in Indianola Town Square

    INDIANOLA, Iowa — A standoff situation in Indianola ended early Wednesday morning with one person being taken to a local hospital. Indianola police say the standoff began around 7:00 p.m. Tuesday night when they were called to conduct a welfare check on 35-year-old Quentin McMurray at an apartment at 105 Howard Street. McMurray barricaded himself inside the apartment and police evacuated the apartments and the local theater, on the city’s town square. About three blocks were cordoned off by police. Police say […]

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    Fire Destroys West Des Moines Home

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — A West Des Moines home was destroyed in a fire Tuesday night. Fire crews were called to a home at 1010 32nd Street around 8:30 p.m. Firefighters said they knew immediately it was serious. “We have a fire station not even a block away and when they pulled out onto the apron to respond here they could actually see smoke coming through the trees,” said Mike Whitsell with the West Des Moines Police Department. Flames were […]


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