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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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    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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    Photo Gallery: The Clintons at the Harkin Steak Fry

    INDIANOLA, Iowa — Thousands turned out for the 37th and final Harkin Steak Fry Sunday in Indianola. Speakers included democratic candidates facing elections in November along with President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. For more coverage from Channel 13, click here.              

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    Photo Gallery: Companies, Schools, Homes, Platoons Divided

    Ahead of the CyHawk game Saturday viewers having been sharing their photos. Submit yours below or join in on the Facebook conversation.

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    District Judge Suspended for Being Drunk on the Job

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Supreme Court has suspended a district associate judge without pay for 30 days after she was found to be drunk on the job. The court says Judge Emily Dean “arrived in an intoxicated state and could not perform her scheduled judicial duties,” at Henry County Courthouse in May, 2012. The Fort Madison-based judge was seen drinking a colorless liquid and “swayed and was unsteady,” according to the court. She was hospitalized for three days […]

  • Police: Pit Bull Used in Alleged Hate Crime

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines man is charged with a hate crime after police say he commanded his pitbull to bite another man. Police were called to the 2200 block of East 41st on a fight Sunday shortly after 5:30 p.m. When they arrived, they found 24-year-old Kanin Pierce with multiple bite wounds. Pierce told police that his brother was walking to his car, parked in the street, when another vehicle came speeding past him, slammed on the […]

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    Missing Boy Found After Wandering to Neighbor’s Farm

    UPDATE: The boy was located safe. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation said he wandered to a neighbor’s farm. ALLAMAKEE COUNTY, Iowa – Authorities are searching for a northeast Iowa boy after he went missing Monday morning. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says a neighbor last saw Lance Palmer, 9, at 7:15 a.m. walking on a gravel road near his Waukon home in the 1800 block of Moose Road. Lance is described as 4-feet-tall with blond hair and blue eyes. […]

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    Mother Releases Shocking Video of Motorcyclist’s Fatal Crash to Raise Awareness

    WARNING: While the above video does not contain graphic images, it includes content some may find disturbing. NORFOLK, England — A mother has allowed the release of a video showing her son’s final moments. The motorcyclist David Holmes, was killed when a car crossed into his path on the A47 in Norfolk. He died instantly. David, 38, was wearing a helmet camera when he plowed into a turning car at 97 mph. The speed limit on that stretch of road is […]

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    Iowa Sees First Chikungunya Virus Case

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Public Health says a central Iowa man returned from the Caribbean with the Chikungunya virus. Health officials say it’s the first time Iowa has seen the common mosquito-borne illness. They didn’t identify the man but did say he was between 18- and 40-years-old. The disease has been known since the 1950s but is spreading to new parts of the world including the Caribbean. “Since the Caribbean is a popular vacation area, it […]


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