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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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    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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    Storm Chasers Capture Supercell Forming in Iowa

    DENISON, Iowa — Storm chasers caught amazing footage of a supercell structure as it headed east over Crawford County during storms Sunday night. The storms slammed much of Iowa, with parts in the west seeing damaged trees and buildings. This video was shot in Denison by Brennan Jontz and was uploaded to YouTube. Crawford County Emergency Management told Channel 13 a storm chaser was struck by lightning in the area. Paramedics took him to Crawford County Hospital in Denison and […]

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    Pole Impales Woman in Buttocks After Crashing Vehicle While Texting

    ELIZABETH, Colorado — A woman had to undergo surgery after she was impaled by a pole during a car crash. Christina Jahnz says she was checking a text as she drove away from her daughter’s school in Elizabeth, Colorado. “I was running late for a business meeting, so I did a voice text. I looked down to make sure it was all right. The next thing I knew, I was looking up, there was white powder from the air bags […]

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    Boone Radio Host Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    AMES, Iowa — A Boone radio host was killed in a motorcycle accident in Story County Thursday night. The Story County Sheriff’s Office says Ben Parsons, 52, was killed when he was thrown from his motorcycle in the west bound lane of Highway 30 west of University Avenue Exit and just east of the South Dakota Exit. A Story County Deputy told Channel 13 that two witnesses saw the motorcycle flip end-over-end twice shortly before 8 p.m. Parsons was the […]

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    Accident Kills One, Injures Another on I-80 Near Jordan Creek Exit

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – One person was killed and another injured after an accident on Interstate 80 Wednesday morning. Authorities were called to the crash on the east bound lanes between the Jordan Creek Parkway and 60th Street exits in West Des Moines shortly after 8:40 a.m. Police say the vehicle came off the road and traveled along the medium, missing the cable barriers and drove head-on into an abutment of the pedestrian bridge near 60th Street. Investigators don’t […]

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    Photo Gallery: The 2014 Iowa State Fair

    The 2014 Iowa State Fair kicked-off Thursday. Friday saw better weather and larger crowds. Among the visitors in the morning were Governor Branstad and Senate hopeful Joni Ernst. If you’re heading to the fair, stop by the Channel 13 booth to cast your kernel. Don’t forget to take a selfie with the butter cow and post it on Facebook or Twitter with #13Cow and it could feature in a gallery!

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    ISU President: VEISHEA Celebration Abolished, Name Retired

    AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University President Steven Leath announced the VEISHEA celebration has ended and the name will be retired Thursday. It brings an end to the annual tradition started in 1922. “I understand that it is very sad and disappointing to see this 92-year tradition come to an end, and there may be some who are upset with this decision, but I am not going to continue to put students at risk so that we can preserve what, […]

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    Car Going 93MPH Had Unrestrained Children Onboard

    BOONE COUNTY, Iowa — A car pulled over for going 93mph in a 65mph zone had two small children unrestrained in the car, the Boone County Sheriff’s Office said. The driver of the car and the children’s mother were both arrested. A deputy stopped the car at 169 North and US 30 Monday shortly before 10 p.m. and found the mother, Nicole Walters, unresponsive in the vehicle with the children. A large amount of prescription drugs and marijuana was also […]

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    ‘Apparently’ this is the Cutest Fair Interview Ever

    With fair season in full swing, reporters across the country get the honor of getting reactions from the public. At the Wayne County Fair in Pennsylvania, Noah Ritter stole the show as he took to the microphone. Apparently, it was the young boy’s first time on live television. It may not be the last.  

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    Time-Lapse Makes Des Moines Look Awesome

    DES MOINES, Iowa — If you don’t already love Des Moines, you will after watching this. Brian Abeling spent four months on the time-lapse project as he visited many of the state capital’s attractions with his children, niece and nephews. The five minute video is made up of 9,000 still images stitched together. Abeling says it can take up to two hours to record a five second segment. It’s not the first video Abeling has shared. In February, he caught […]

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    Map Reveals Wealthiest Person in Each State

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa’s average household income was a little under $50,000 at the last check but that pales into insignificance compared to the richest across the nation. A new interactive map created by real estate blog Movoto has identified the richest people in each state. Adel native Harry Stine tops the list for Iowa with a personal wealth of $3 billion. Stacking that amount of $1 bills would reach over 200 miles high. Stine’s wealth is on the lower […]


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