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I grew up in a family that believes there are no limits to what you can achieve. Education was a priority and college a necessity. I graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. When I changed my major to broadcasting I was told the field was too saturated. Getting a job in television would be tough. So what?

After graduating, My first job was as a country music disc jockey. Hey, it got my foot in the door. Nine months later, I was doing radio news reports and nine months after that I got my first television job as a morning anchor/reporter in Jackson, Tennessee. My career has taken me to Huntsville, Alabama and my current home of Milwaukee where I'm an anchor/reporter at Fox 6 News. I have been honored with several awards, including an Emmy nomination.

Being a southern girl, my friends still can't believe I live in a city that gets wind chills of 25 below zero. But I've made the adjustment and Milwaukee is truly home. Plus, I enjoy what I do. And, I am blessed that so many people allow me in their homes every evening.

If you have a story you'd like us to cover, call me. And, thanks for taking the time to read my bio.

Recent Articles
  • I-41 signage going up

    Gradual transition: Half of signage for new I-41 is placed; “It’s going to be a little strange at first”

    MILWAUKEE — There’s a slight change, as Wisconsin Department of Transportation officials transition U.S. 41 to Interstate 41. Half of the signage for the new interstate designation has bee placed — as the transition from old to new is a gradual one. “It’s going to be a little strange at first,” Michael Pyritz, Wisconsin DOT spokesman said. Some drivers aren’t aware that U.S. 41 is now Interstate 41. That’s along with the other highway designations. “If you are driving from […]

  • Recovery mission at Wind Lake

    Latest: Racine Co. officials identify 77-year-old man who drowned at Wind Lake

    WIND LAKE — Racine County officials have identified the man who drowned on Wind Lake on Wednesday evening, July 29th. He is 77-year-old Gerald Felician. He was a resident of Racine County — and lived in the Wind Lake area. Racine County authorities were called to Wind Lake around 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday after it was reported Felician did not resurface after entering the water off his boat. Sheriff and fire personnel undertook search and rescue efforts through Wednesday evening […]

  • Christopher Hanson

    Accused of stealing then burning Beatrice the dog, Hanson sentenced to 18 months

    MILWAUKEE COUNTY — He stole a dog named Beatrice and set her on fire to watch her burn. Now, 22-year-old Christopher Hanson will spend 18 months behind bars for the horrible abuse. A judge also sentenced him to another two years of extended supervision. Hanson had already pleaded guilty to mistreating the dog in a plea deal. Wednesday, July 29th he stood before a judge for his sentence. Authorities say 22-year-old Hanson stole Beatrice back in March of 2014, after […]

  • Chris Burg

    “I’m so blessed:” Hospital celebrates woman born premature in 1970, before advancements in technology

    SHEBOYGAN — As part of its 125th anniversary, St. Nicholas Hospital is celebrating stories like that of Chris Burg, who was born premature at the hospital 45 years ago. St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan is a 125-year-old medical facility, and inside, you’ll find healing, compassion and a treasure trove of stories. Stories like Chris Burg’s. IN 1970, Burg was born at St. Nicholas Hospital premature — weighing in at one pound, nine ounces. She was born before the many technological […]

  • 1919 Kitchen & Tap

    “History is sprinkled within the space:” 1919 Kitchen & Tap opens for business inside Lambeau Field

    GREEN BAY — A new dining experience at Lambeau and it’s being touted as a restaurant like no other in Green Bay. 1919 Kitchen & Tap officially opens with a snip of the ribbon in Lambeau Field’s atrium — and with that, the restaurant is officially open. “I think it’s a real credit to the Packers that they’ve tried to make everything special,” said John Butitta, restaurant patron. That’s basically what Green Bay Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy said. “I […]

  • Delavan Lake search for missing swimmer

    Body of swimmer recovered from Delavan Lake identified as 49-year-old Illinois man

    DELAVAN — The body of a 49-year-old missing swimmer was recovered from Delavan Lake Thursday, July 23rd, according to the Delavan Police Department. Police say the man, identified as Scott Apel from Arlington Heights, Illinois, was swimming  from a boat Wednesday night, July 22nd when he disappeared under the water. The Town of Delavan police were notified of a missing swimmer around 11:00 p.m. Upon arrival, authorities conducted an extensive search of the area until 4:00 a.m., but were unable to locate […]

  • Milwaukee Police Department

    Aldermen warn citizens after rash of robberies on south side: “We want to nip it in the bud”

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Alderman Bob Donovan and Alderman Jose Perez are urging citizens to be more aware of their surroundings — after a recent rash of morning street robberies on the city’s south side — nearly a dozen in a little over a week. “We think it’s a crew doing the same thing over again. We want to nip it in the bud,” Alderman Perez said. The incident have occurred between July 12th and July 22nd. There has been one stolen […]

  • vehicle submerged in pond at Cudahy apartment complex

    “Just horrible:” 82-year-old woman dies after being pulled from vehicle submerged in pond

    CUDAHY — An elderly woman died Tuesday, July 21st at the hospital, after crashing her vehicle into a retention pond at a condominium complex in Cudahy. The Cuday Police Department received a 911 call around 8:23 a.m. Tuesday. The caller reported a vehicle was submerged in a retention pond located on the property of the Walnut Ridge Condominium Complex. The caller did not know if the vehicle was occupied. “As I turned to go in the house, I happened to see […]

  • Governor Scott Walker

    “We can turn this country around going forward:” Scott Walker heads back to Iowa after announcing presidential run

    IOWA — Governor Walker was back in Iowa on Friday, July 17th — his first visit there since kicking off his presidential campaign on Monday, July 13th. At last check, Walker was leading the polls among Republican voters in Iowa. “Government in Washington cannot seem to get the job done. Well, you know what? It’s not too late. Help is on the way. We can turn this country around going forward,” said Scott Walker. And Governor Scott Walker wants to be the […]

  • 61st and Fairmount homicide

    “It’s getting ridiculous!” Milwaukee records 10th homicide in seven days; 26-year-old man killed

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee is getting national attention — and not for the right reason. We have seen a total of 10 homicides in the city of Milwaukee in seven days — and earlier this week, Milwaukee Police Chief said this year, Milwaukee has seen 80 homicides, up from 39 at this time in 2014. On Thursday morning, July 9th, another person lost their life to gun violence. In a report on violence in our nation by USA Today, Milwaukee was […]

  • Joshua Viane

    26-year-old father charged in horrific child abuse case, some say it could have been prevented

    MILWAUKEE — The accusations against a Milwaukee father are horrific. He’s accused of abusing his infant daughter. Some say what allegedly happened in this case could have been prevented. “I’m sorry, but I guess I’m not surprised. I’m saddened. It’s completely preventable,” Joyce Felker, executive director of The Parenting Network said. 26-year-old Joshua Viane of Milwaukee faces five felony charges: child abuse, intentionally causing great bodily harm child abuse, high probability of causing great harm child abuse, intentionally causing harm (three […]

  • Courtesy: Ray Lemmermann

    Charged: Xavier Wilson accused of driving drunk, causing crash that killed his brother

    MILWAUKEE — A 41-year-old Milwaukee man has been charged in connection with a fatal crash that occurred near 63rd and Appleton Avenue on Saturday, July 4th. 32-year-old Youantis Wright, the brother of the accused, was killed in the crash. Xavier Wilson now faces one count of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and one count of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration. The crash happened close to 3 a.m. on the Fourth of July.  A criminal […]


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