I’m a multimedia producer for WHO-HD. I deal with the content posted to http://www.WHOtv.com and the station’s social media accounts. I try to make sure our users are having the best experience possible and they’re able to find what they’re looking for easily.

I’m a graduate of Buena Vista University but grew up in northeast Iowa and spent my summers in northern Minnesota. I love spending time outdoors and playing for the Des Moines Women’s Rugby Club.

Recent Articles
  • Man Shot by Des Moines Police Friday Jailed After Release from Hospital

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The man injured in an officer-involved shooting in Des Moines last Friday has been released from the hospital and booked into the Polk County Jail. New details from the incident are also being brought to light through criminal complaints in the case. Twenty-six-year-old Bryan Norris is facing two charges of assault on a peace officer and one charge of interference with official acts related to the incident. He was released from the hospital early Tuesday morning […]

  • Ames Honors Celia Barquin Arozamena One Year After Her Murder

    AMES, Iowa — Tuesday marks one year since Iowa State golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena was killed. The 22-year-old had come to study civil engineering at Iowa State University from Spain. As part of the golf team, she had been named the 2018 Female Athlete of the Year in the Big 12 conference. Last September, Barquin Arozamena was found stabbed to death in a pond at Coldwater Golf Links in Ames. Collin Richards pleaded guilty to her murder and was […]

  • Update: Authorities Identify Man Shot by Police Near Homeless Camp

    DES MOINES, Iowa – An officer-involved shooting injured one person Friday afternoon in an area just south of Terrace Hill in Des Moines, near a homeless camp. Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department says the incident began a little after noon when officers were responding to a complaint about a homeless camp in the area of the 2300  block of Terrace Road, down by the railroad tracks. While officers were in the camp, they came in contact […]

  • RVTV: It’s a Real Drag

    HUMBOLDT, Iowa — RVTV allows us to travel around central Iowa meeting and greeting fans and learning about the communities we stop in — it’s definitely no drag. Mark Freund has more on the North Iowa Dragway in Humboldt.

  • Possible Natural Gas Explosion Rocks Des Moines Neighborhood, Minor Injuries Reported

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Emergency crews responded to the scene of an explosion believed to be caused by natural gas in Des Moines’ Union Park neighborhood Friday morning. Lt. Chris Bolton with the Des Moines Fire Department says emergency responders were called to the 1100 block of Arthur Ave. on a report of an explosion at 3:13 a.m. When crews arrived they found flames coming from the exploded home and damage to several surrounding homes. Firefighters smelled natural gas in […]

  • Police: Men Leave Dead Man in Wheelchair in QuikTrip Parking Lot

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a wheelchair in a gas station parking lot early Friday morning. Sgt. Paul Parizek says officers were called to the QuikTrip at 2300 MLK Pkway around 5:00 a.m. after security at the store saw two men roll a wheelchair into the parking lot and take off. The man in the wheelchair was deceased. Police have identified the two men and they are being questioned at the […]

  • Clive Daycare Provider Charged After Police Say She Admitted to Shaking 6-Month-Old, Causing Serious Injuries

    CLIVE, Iowa – A Clive daycare provider has been charged with child endangerment after a six-month-old girl in her care suffered serious injuries. Clive police say emergency responders were called to an in-home daycare business at 1256 NW 92nd Street on August 21st on a report of a child not breathing. When they arrived, they found the child not breathing on her own. She was transported to a metro immediately for treatment. Police say the daycare provider, 55-year-old Tina Welch, […]

  • Police: Drake Basketball Player Charged for Lying About Shooting that Injured Another Student

    DES MOINES, Iowa –A Drake University men’s basketball player has been charged after police say he lied about a shooting incident that injured another student. Twenty-two-year-old Tremell Murphy has been charged with making a false report to law enforcement and is also accused of violating a city of Des Moines ordinance prohibiting the discharge of a firearm within the city limits. According to Des Moines Police, officers were called to 1151 27th Street on August 31st just after 11:00 p.m. […]

  • ‘Victim’ in South Side Shooting Charged with Robbery

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Court documents filed earlier this week are revealing why attempted murder charges were dropped against two people involved in a southside shooting that injured two people back in August — and why one of the alleged victims is now facing charges. The shooting took place on August 27th in the 1100 block of Army Post Road. Police initially arrested 21-year-old Corey Brown and 24-year-old Charity Ramer, of Grimes, on attempted murder charges. Police said at the […]

  • Police Identify Fort Dodge Teen Killed in Reported Accidental Shooting

    FORT DODGE, Iowa – Police have released the name of a Fort Dodge 17-year-old who died Tuesday after a reported accidental shooting. The teen, who is a senior at Fort Dodge High School, has been identified as Daiqualis Poe. Police say they’re continuing to investigate Poe’s “tragic death.” Fort Dodge police say they were called to a home in the 700 block of N. 8th Street around 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday on a report of an accidental shooting.  When they […]

  • Albia Man Killed After Being Struck by Car on Highway 34

    MONROE COUNTY, Iowa – An Albia man is dead following an accident east of Albia early Wednesday morning when a car struck a pedestrian. An Iowa State Patrol crash report says the accident happened on Highway 34 about three miles east of Albia around 1:11 a.m. A car driven by 23-year-old Marcus Major was traveling westbound when, for an unknown reason, 23-year-old Zachary Bates stepped onto the road at the driveway of 6935 Highway 34. Major braked and swerved to […]

  • Morning Storms Cause Metro Power Outages, Traffic Issues, Damage

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Early morning storms Tuesday caused damage to trees, homes, and power lines around the metro. A power pole came down at the intersection of Merle Hay Road and New York Ave. Police are barricading the area and traffic is being detoured around the intersection. MidAmerican Energy has been called to fix it, but thousands of customers in the area are without power. The outage map for MidAmerican energy shows as of 12:10 p.m., about 250 customers […]

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