Stuart is the Director of Internet Operations at WHO-HD. He’s worked in this role since 1995 and was a part of WHO-HDs on-line efforts since the beginning of the project. Long time viewers would recognize Stuart from his Today in Iowa Sunday appearances on Computer Corner!

Before taking the reigns of, Stuart was a news photographer here at WHO. He began with the station in the summer of 1983 and worked as a news photographer until 1995 when he became webmaster.

Away from the station, Stuart is an instrument rated commercial pilot and loves to spend his free time flying over central Iowa.

Recent Articles
  • LiveWell Minute: Hepatitis C

    Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus that infects the liver. For 70 to 85 percent of people with Hepatitis C, it develops into a long-term, chronic infection.

  • LiveWell Minute: Trauma Care

    According to the Center for Disease Control, receiving care at a Level I Adult Trauma Center reduces your chance of death by 25%.

  • Livewell Minute: Bicycle Safety

    Biking is good exercise and a great way to get around, but it's also responsible for more emergency room visits than any other sport.

  • LiveWell Minute: Window Safety

    Each year in the United States, falls from windows account for 5,000 injuries to children and, in some cases, death.  What can we do to prevent these? Janna Day, Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator with Blank Children’s Hospital says, “First of all, never rely on a window screen to prevent falls. In about 80% of window fall cases, a screen was in place. What’s the alternative?  Parents can purchase and install approved safety devices like a window stop or a window […]

  • Parents Await Trial While Search Warrants Reveal More About Teen’s Death

    We’re learning more about the Des Moines teen who died of starvation last year.  Yesterday, investigators released the search warrant affidavit for the home where Natalie Finn was found back in October. Police say Natalie was lying on the floor in a bare room unresponsive and not breathing.  They say she was also wearing an adult diaper and appeared to have been in her own waste for quote, “some time.” Police say the home smelled of urine and that there […]

  • LiveWell Minute: Ankeny Medical Park

    The new UnityPoint Health Ankeny Medical Park is now open, offering a many of health care services at one convenient location. The Medical Park’s expansive family medicine department has been designed to meet the increasing need for primary care in this growing community while the Urgent Care Clinic provides convenient, walk-in medical services.  There is also Outpatient Surgery Center for minor procedures. The Physical Therapy Department provides physical and occupational therapy, and assists in the healing of orthopedic and sports […]

  • LiveWell Minute: Colorectal Cancer Screening

    Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. It begins as a small, non-cancerous growth called a polyp.  Some of these polyps may eventually turn into cancer. Some of the signs and symptoms are: Change in bowel habits Blood in or on stools Cramping Bloating Stomach pain Weight loss Dr. Andrew Nish, Medical Director, John Stoddard Cancer Center says, “Signs and symptoms of colon cancer can be very non-specific, but can include abdominal pain, bloating, changing […]

  • LiveWell Minute: Hypertension

    ere in the United States, one in four people has high blood pressure. The danger of high blood pressure is that it makes the heart work harder and puts people at risk for a heart attack, heart, failure, kidney disease and a stroke. In fact, it's the leading cause of strokes.

  • LiveWell Minute: Cardio MEMS – Heart Failure Monitoring

    Patients with serious heart problems often suffer from frequent hospitalizations, but the situation is improving thanks to the Micro-electromechanical heart failure monitoring system, or MEMS.

  • LiveWell Minute: Weight Loss

    Maintaining a healthy weight is one of the most important things a person can do to prevent diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, high blood pressure and cholesterol, and sleep apnea.

  • LiveWell Minute: Neonatal Intensive Care

    Few patients are as vulnerable--or heart-wrenching--as premature and critically ill newborns. Advances in neonatal intensive care are offering them a greater chance of survival.

  • LiveWell Minute: Lung Cancer

    Lung cancer continues to be the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. How can people reduce their risk?