Nick Wilder joined WHO-HD Channel 13 News in March of 2015 as a Multimedia Producer after previously working for Comcast SportsNet Chicago, in addition to several other sports media positions.
As part of the WHO-HD digital team, Nick manages the news station’s online platforms and social media channels.
During his time with Channel 13, Nick has covered a number of major events, including the Iowa Caucuses, NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, Big Ten Football Championship, and a historic University of Iowa football season that culminated with a Rose Bowl appearance.
Nick graduated from DePaul University in Chicago in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. He’s originally from Libertyville, Illinois, just 35 miles north of Chicago.
DES MOINES, Iowa – The two police officers killed in ambush-style shooting attacks Wednesday morning in the Des Moines metro have been identified. Des Moines Police Sgt. Paul Parizek says both Sgt. Anthony “Tony” Beminio of the Des Moines Police Department and Officer Justin Martin of the Urbandale Police Department were killed. The man police believe is responsible for the shootings, 46-year-old Scott Greene of Urbandale, was taken into custody in Dallas County around 9:15 a.m Wednesday. Sgt. Beminio had been with the […]
The metro community, fellow officers and friends of the two officers killed in ambush-style attacks Wednesday morning are honoring them by building memorials and sharing fond memories in the midst of heartbreak. Sgt. Anthony “Tony” Beminio of the Des Moines Police Department and Officer Justin Martin of the Urbandale Police Department were killed in the shootings. The suspect in the case, Scott Michael Greene, 46, of Urbandale, was taken into custody in Dallas County around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday. Urbandale Officer Justin Martin […]
URBANDALE, Iowa — The man named as a suspect in the ambush murders of an Urbandale police officer and a Des Moines police officer is reportedly known to officers. Scott Greene, 46, of Urbandale, has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shootings early Wednesday morning. Greene has a lengthy criminal record including arrests for assault and more recently had a run-in with Urbandale police at a local high school football game. A YouTube account reportedly owned by […]
DES MOINES, Iowa — A suspect in the murder of two metro police officers early Wednesday morning has been identified. The shootings are being called “ambush-style” attacks and police say there is a “clear and present danger to police officers right now.” Police are seeking 46-year-old Scott Michael Greene of Urbandale. He is a white male, 5’11”, 180 pounds, with brown hair, and green eyes. Police believe he is driving a blue 2011 Ford F-150 with Iowa license plate 780 […]
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Kinnick Stadium continues to be anything but a safe haven for the Hawkeyes this season as Iowa lost their third straight home game Saturday. Iowa (5-3, 3-2) was outgained 423-236 in total yards by No. 10 Wisconsin (5-2, 2-2) and struggled to gain any footing against a tough Badger defense throughout their 17-9 loss. C.J. Beathard finished 17-of-33 for 153 yards passing while the Hawkeyes’ normally dynamic backfield of Akrum Wadley and LeShun Daniels combined for just 79 […]
OMAHA, Nebraska – The preseason finale for both the Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks Thursday night will afford fans in Omaha and the surrounding area the unique chance to see two players they remember very well from their early playing days. Former Creighton All-American Doug McDermott, who is entering his third season with the Bulls and second under head coach Fred Hoiberg, returns to CenturyLink Center Omaha to matchup with another former Blue Jay, NBA veteran and Hawks forward Kyle Korver. […]
JOHNSTON, Iowa — Jen Garcia, the mother of a Johnston Little League all-star, has passed away after a lengthy and well-known battle with pancreatic cancer. The story of Jen and her son J.T. initially drew national headlines in August during Johnston’s impressive run in the Little League World Series. In a game against California, J.T. hit a home run for Johnston, but what made it even better was the fact that Jen was being interviewed live on television as the […]
IOWA CITY, Iowa — The frustrating 2016 season for the Hawkeyes took another dark turn on Saturday as Iowa was unable to slow down Northwestern’s offensive attack and lost at home in a high scoring affair, 38-31. The Wildcats, behind running back Justin Jackson and wide receiver Austin Carr, moved the ball up and down the field against a Hawkeye defense that showed little resistance throughout the game. Jackson ran the ball 26 times for 171 yards and a score, […]
IOWA CITY, Iowa — A disappointing start to the 2016 season for the Hawkeyes just became worse. Iowa’s leading receiver, Matt VandeBerg, could be out for the rest of the season following a serious foot injury, head coach Kirk Ferentz confirmed Tuesday. VandeBerg reportedly suffered a broken foot during practice Monday and will be out indefinitely. “(VandeBerg) is going to be out for a significant period of time here, and we’ll just have to deal with that, and certainly disappointed […]
DES MOINES, Iowa — Students at Jefferson Elementary School in Des Moines are rallying around an ailing classmate. Gracie is actually a 7-month-old labrador retriever adopted by the school last year. She serves as a sort of therapy dog who comforts sad, frightened and shy children in their classes. However, over the weekend, Gracie was severely injured when she was hit by a car. Now, the students and PTA are gathering funds to help cover nearly $7,000 in veterinary bills. […]
SAC COUNTY, Iowa — Authorities have released more details about the death of a Guthrie Center woman who was driving when she was shot by a passenger on Sunday. Authorities say 24-year-old Megan Sloss, a graduate of the University of Iowa, and her 26-year old brother, Spencer Lee Sloss, were riding together to a family event in Ida County. The plan for the day was to do some target shooting with a gun. However, as they were driving, they were […]
IOWA CITY, Iowa — As the Hawkeyes get set to welcome North Dakota State to Kinnick Stadium Saturday, they remain extremely mindful of the Bison’s talent and acknowledged throughout the week that this matchup will be their toughest test of the season to this point. Five-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State (2-0) heads into Iowa City as the No. 1 ranked team in the Football Championship Subdivision. They are coming off two overtime wins to start the year and have […]