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I'm a Multimedia Producer for WHO-TV. I’m the resident British chap with a dodgy accent. I post stories on our website and keep our social media profiles updated. Get in contact if you have a story for our community pages.

I went to university in Edinburgh, Scotland and London, England. I joined WHO in November, 2012 after a year teaching in South Korea, Jindo Style!

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    West Des Moines Police to Follow Up with Arkansas Realtor Murder Case

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – The West Des Moines Police Department will follow up with authorities in Arkansas in the wake of the murder of a realtor in the Little Rock area. Arkansas realtor Beverly Carter who was found in a shallow grave Tuesday morning. A suspect in that murder has been arrested. It’s a case that resonates in central Iowa. In April of 2011, Ashley Okland was shot twice and killed while working inside a West Des Moines model […]

  • Nice Weather Drying Beans for Farmers

    Harvest 2014 is fully in motion, and in one of the last weeks in September, central Iowa farmer Roger Van Ersvelde was beginning the month-long task of getting his soybeans and corn out of his fields, after a cool, wet season delayed crop maturity. He says, “We’re just getting started on the beans, so we’re kind of just sticking our nose in there and getting a feel for what the yield’s going to be, what the moisture’s going to be, […]

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    Iowa Couple’s Huge Tip for Terrible Service Goes Viral

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Iowa couple behind a goodwill gesture that went viral said they did it to serve as an inspiration for others. Makenzie Schultz and her husband, Steve, were celebrating their six year wedding anniversary over the weekend at a sushi restaurant in Cedar Rapids. But the service “sucked.” Instead of taking to social media to complain, Makenzie posted a picture of the tip they left. The image took the internet by storm gaining over a million […]

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    Body Located in Vehicle Connected to Missing Iowa State Student

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – An autopsy has been scheduled for a body found in Iowa City Friday night. Police believe the body, which was found in the trunk of a vehicle, is connected to the disappearance of Iowa State University student Tong Shao, 20. Police blocked off part of a parking lot near an apartment complex in the Dolphin Lake Pointe area of Iowa City Friday from 6:30 p.m. to investigate the contents of a parked car. After a warrant was […]

  • New Farm Programs Ready to Go

    On September 25, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled new programs to help farmers better manage risk. The new tools are now available to give farmers the information they need to choose a new safety net program. Vilsack says, “The 2014 Farm Bill represented some of the largest farm policy reforms in decades.” Direct payments were one of the most controversial farm subsidies, paying farmers regardless of production so as not to distort planting decisions. With the farm bill passed this year, […]

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    Secret Door Helps Man Accused of Child Endangerment Violate No-Contact Order

    WESTGATE, Iowa — The Fayette County Sheriff believes a man accused of child endangerment was violating a no-contact order by using a secret door. Joshua Steinbronn is accused of putting his girlfriend’s children in a room and denying them food and the use of a bathroom. He was arrested Monday and charged with five counts of child endangerment, five counts of false imprisonment and one count of possession of meth paraphernalia. He was released on bail on the condition he […]

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    Cabo Vacation Ends in Nightmare & ‘Extortion’

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Two Iowans are finally back home after a trip to paradise turned into a living nightmare last week. Mike Borkgren and Diana Kimbro of Cedar Rapids were in Cabo San Lucas last week when Hurricane Odile struck knocking out power and leaving them among thousands of tourists stranded in Mexico. The hurricane hit after dark on Sunday night and Borkgren told Channel 13 he woke up to “total chaos” Monday morning with no running water, electricity, […]

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    Driver Killed in Morning Rollover Crash Identified

    URBANDALE, Iowa — A driver was killed in a morning rollover crash in Urbandale Monday. Police say at about 8:45 a.m. the driver, Greg Scharnberg, 69, hit a mailbox and then at the corner of 62nd and Meredith hit a utility pole and flipped the vehicle. Scharnberg was pronounced dead at the scene. Police believe the crash was caused by a medical issue.

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    Alaskan TV Reporter Curses, Quits On-Air

    Warning:  This video contains adult content and may not be suitable for all audiences. ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A reporter at KTVA-TV in Alaska quit her job on-air after revealing herself as the owner of a medical marijuana business. Charlo Greene announced she was the owner of Alaska Cannabis Club on live television as she covered a story involving them. That’s not all. Right after Greene dropped that bombshell on the Sunday 10 p.m. live newscast, she dropped another one. “F— it. I […]

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    Dad Teaches Daughter, 7, to Dance, Shoots Viral Video in Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A video shot in downtown Des Moines is going viral. A dad says he caught his daughter, Liliana, 7, dancing with headphones on. When asked what she was listening to her reply was the same music her dad listens to, a form of electronic dance music. “I then smiled and said, ‘where did you learn that from?’ With a big smile on her face she said, ‘from watching you!’, my heart melted. In return, I asked […]

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    Des Moines Makes City Manager Choice

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The search for Des Moines’ next city manager is over. Officials announced Wednesday morning that they’re promoting current assistant city manager Scott Sanders to replace Rick Clark. “The Council knows and trusts Scott and his abilities. Scott has solid relationships with many of the key stakeholders that affect the quality of life in the city of Des Moines and Council is confident Scott will leverage those relationships to the betterment of the City and its citizens,” […]

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    Photo Gallery: Vice President Joe Biden in Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Just three days after the Clintons visited central Iowa, Vice President Joe Biden made a stop in Des Moines to help kick off the 2014 Nuns on the Bus tour. Much of Biden’s campaign-style speech focused on income inequality in front of a crowd of about 300. For more coverage on the speech, click here.    


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