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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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    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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    ‘Predatory’ Military Lender Told to Forgive Iowans’ Debt

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Over 100 current and former Iowan service members are set for some debt relief. Attorney General Tom Miller announced Tuesday that military consumer lender, Rome Finance, will liquidate and provide $91 million in debt relief to consumers across the country. Miller says the lender, also known as Colfax Capital Corporation and Culver Capital, charged undisclosed fees and burdened service members with artificially high debt. Annual percentage rates were as high as 100 or 200 percent. “Our […]

  • Dashcam, 911 Call of Police Pursuit Released

    URBANDALE, Iowa – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has released the 911 call about an erratic driver running red lights and swerving all over the road on Highway 141 Monday. Dashcam of the incident has also been made public. Caller: He’s over the yellow line again going towards the median and he’s over the center line now, and we’re going towards a bridge. Caller: He was swerving towards the bridge. I thought he was going to hit it. Caller: Now […]

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    Obama: What Are Russian Separatists Trying to Hide at Crash Site?

    HRABOVE, Ukraine – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and U.S. President Barack Obama lashed out Monday at Russia over conditions at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, saying Russian-backed rebels at the site continue to impede efforts to recover bodies and investigate exactly what happened. Poroshenko, speaking to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, pleaded for international solidarity against the rebels fighting the government in Kiev. “I don’t see any differences” between 9/11, the Lockerbie bombing, and the attack on Flight MH17, […]

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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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