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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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    Bizarre Twist: Steward Swapped Shift to Fly MH17 After Wife’s Lucky Escape With MH370

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – In a bizarre twist of fate, a Malaysian Airlines steward swapped shifts to work on the doomed MH17 flight months after his wife made a similar swap sparing her life from the MH370 tragedy. Of the 298 people that perished in eastern Ukraine Thursday, Sanjid Singh was one of the 15 crew members. The Malaysian Insider reports that Singh’s wife was supposed to be working on the Kuala Lumpur to Beijing flight that disappeared in March […]

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    Univ. of Iowa Basketball Player Arrested Again

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa basketball player Peter Jok was arrested again Monday night. The 20-year-old West Des Moines native was pulled over on his moped at about 11:45 p.m. Monday on campus for having an improper tail light, an arrest report shows. Officers discovered his license had been revoked and he was arrested. That revocation stemmed from an incident on April 26 when Jok admitted to drunken driving. Iowa’s athletics director Gary Barta released a statement on […]

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    Utah’s Way of Restocking Lakes Gives New Meaning to Fly Fishing

    UTAH – A Utah fish hatchery has come up with a novel way to restock remote lakes that’s putting a new meaning to fly fishing. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources flies several planes over hard to reach areas dropping fish. Up to a thousand fish come out of a compartment at the bottom of the aircraft. But they don’t always make it into the water alive. “They kind of flutter down, so they don’t impact very hard, they flutter […]

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    State Fair Butter Sculpture Announced

    DES MOINES, Iowa – If you build it in butter, they will come. At least that’s what Iowa State Fair officials hope as they announced the sculpture to sit alongside the butter cow at this year’s event. In honor of the 25th anniversary of the movie Field of Dreams, the sculpture will feature elements of baseball and the rural Iowa landscape, officials said Wednesday. The two sculptures will be on display in the John Deere Agriculture Building at a cool […]

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    PHOTO GALLERY: Tornadoes Touch Down in Central Iowa

    Severe storms once again produced tornadoes across central Iowa Sunday. Viewers sent in pictures of funnel clouds and twisters in Kellogg, Newton and in Reinbeck where several homes were damaged.

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    Firework Severely Injures Iowa Man

    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – A Pottawattamie County man suffered a severe injury to his hand during Independence Day celebrations Friday. The Pottawattamie County Sheriff`s Office says the incident happened shortly before 10:30 p.m. in the 13-thousand block of 220th Street in rural Council Bluffs. Officials say a firework detonated in Cole Mayer’s hand as he tried to light it. Tourniquets were used by bystanders to stop the 30-year-old’s arm from bleeding. Mayer was taken to an Omaha hospital by air […]

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    Security Camera Captures Newton Tornado

    NEWTON, Iowa – A security camera in Newton caught the moment a possible tornado formed as it traveled near Newton. Marvin Woods sent in the footage to Channel 13 which was shot south of Interste-80 looking north. At least 11 tornadoes were reported to have touched down across the state including the cities of Jewell, Reinbeck, Traer, and Winterset. The National Weather Service will be going to Grundy, Tama and Jasper counties to do storm surveys Monday.

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    Heartbreaking Home Invasion 911 Call Released

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The 911 call from a home invasion resulting in an elderly man’s death in Des Moines Wednesday has been released. After receiving a “life alert” call from 94-year-old Harriet Anderson, dispatchers called back to be told a man had entered their home at 4400 Northeast 46th and had beaten her and her husband Rupert Anderson, 97. “Someone got in the house and attacked me and my husband and I’m all bloody and I’m an old woman,” […]

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    Latest Crest Forecast, Road & Trail Closures

    JOHNSTON, Iowa – The latest crest forecast from the Army Corps of Engineers shows Saylorville Lake below danger zones. The lake is forecast to crest on Sunday night at 881 feet above sea level. That gives officials three feet before they would have to make use of the crest gates. The spillway would be breached at 890 feet. Downstream the Des Moines River at South East 6th has already crested and is dropping. The same is true of the Raccoon […]

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    PHOTO GALLERY: Severe Weather Damage

    Images of storm and flood damage as severe storms pass through central Iowa Monday. Add your own below.

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    Trucker Records Trooper, Claims he was Speeding and using his Phone

    ILLINOIS – A truck driver traveling through Illinois last week claims he caught a trooper speeding and talking on his cell phone. The driver, Brian Miner, honked his horn at the trooper as he passed on the wet road. The trooper then pulled the truck over and threatened to give the driver a ticket for unlawful use of a horn. But when the trucker told the officer that the whole thing is being recorded, the officer seemed to change his tune. […]


    Man Trapped on Side of Hoover Building ‘Lucky to be Alive’

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Firefighters say a maintenance worker is lucky to be alive after he was found hanging from a downtown roof. Crews were called shortly after 8:30 a.m. Friday on a report of a man dangling from the Hoover State Office Building. Officials say the man was doing some maintenance using a boatswain’s chair suspended from the roof. He apparently failed to tie off the chair but did tie the safety line. “When he went off the edge […]


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