St. Cloud has always been a second home to me. After growing up in the town of Paynesville, I moved to Sartell to begin my college career at St. Cloud State University, majoring in Mass Communications. In my time there I mostly focused on the television side of things, spending most of my time with the campus television station UTVS. While at UTVS I did many roles such as news anchor, reporter and sports anchor for our many live newscasts. I even did play by play for the football and basketball games that we had televised. However, I didn’t just limit myself to television. While putting myself through school I worked with Leighton Broadcasting in their sports department, doing many things behind the scenes and over the air. Upon my graduation from St. Cloud State in 2012, I began to find that first opportunity to enter the broadcast journalism world and to my excitement landed here at WJON as a field reporter/news anchor. I love what I do and can honestly say that I never think of my job as work. While I cover all news in our listening area, my main beats are Waite Park, Sartell, Sartell-St. Stephen School District, Rice and Arts/Entertainment. I am also the host of Rush Hour weeknights from 5p-6pm. Feel free to message me for any possible story ideas. Outside of the news room my pastimes include sports, music, hanging with my family and just enjoying the great Minnesota weather.
Waite Park Receives Grant to Help Re-Establish K9 Program
The Waite Park police department is trying to re-establish their K9 program.
MDH Lab Tests Confirm State’s First Case of Omicron Variant
The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed the first case of the Omicron variant in the state.
The Weekender: The Steeles, Amahl and the Night Visitors and More!
We have your events guide to make your holiday season merry and bright.
CentraCare, Carris Health Holding ‘Stuff The Ambulance’ Toy Drive
You can make a kid's Christmas even more merry and bright this year.
MnDOT Once Again Asking Minnesotans to Help Name 8 Snowplows
Minnesotans are once again asked to get creative as MnDOT kicks off it's second annual "Name a Snowplow" contest.
CentraCare Still Plans to Light Up Hospital Despite No Festival
The night sky will illuminate over St. Cloud Hospital this holiday season.
Local Couple Turns Hobby Into Growing Business
What started as a hobby has grown into a small business.
Goo Goo Dolls Coming To The Ledge In Waite Park
The Goo Goo Dolls will be making an appearance in central Minnesota.
U.S. Air Force Medical Team Begins Work At St. Cloud Hospital
Around 23 medical personnel with the U.S. Air Force arrived in St. Cloud this weekend, to assist CentraCare staff in treating patients.
Monticello Man Hurt in Rollover Near Clearwater
A Monticello man was taken to the hospital after rolling his vehicle Saturday afternoon.