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I’m proud and grateful to be a member of the Fox 6 News team. I arrived in January 2011, and you might say my “initiation” was covering the union protests in Madison, just weeks after my first day on the job.

I came to Milwaukee from Green Bay, where I reported for WFRV for two and a half years. My experiences in Green Bay included reporting on record flooding, a decades-old murder investigation, and the construction of world’s largest igloo. I inevitably became a Packers fan and had the terrible timing to leave Green Bay just two weeks before they won the Super Bowl.

Before that, I spent a year at WKBT in La Crosse working as a reporter/anchor.

During my years in TV news, I’ve been honored with Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Awards and regional Emmy nominations.

I became interested in TV news as a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After internships at WCCO in Minneapolis and NBC-15 in Madison, I landed a full-time on-air internship at WISC, where I worked throughout my senior year.

I grew up in Apple Valley, MN where I graduated from Eastview High School. Growing up, I wanted to become a writer, but I lack the patience to sit down and write a book. The fast-paced business of TV journalism is much better fit for my personality!

In my free time, I like to run outside on southeast Wisconsin’s beautiful trails, and read my kindle. I spend as much time as possible with my husband, who fortunately doesn't mind eating ham sandwiches every night while his wife is off reporting the news.

If you see me out on a story, please come over and say hello!

Recent Articles
  • Milwaukee Police Department

    A high-tech arrest: Police find stolen car, arrest suspects with the help of an iPhone app!

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police make a high-tech arrest! Police were able to nab two alleged car thieves quickly on Saturday, September 27th because the victim left something very useful in her car: her iPhone! Two suspects were arrested after the suspects allegedly stole a car with four victims, including three children, inside. They could face criminal charges for armed robbery and kidnapping. The driver of the vehicle, a 29-year-old Milwaukee woman, went inside a gas station near 49th and […]

  • Chris Christie and Michelle Obama

    Political “star power” and the campaign for governor: Michelle Obama, Chris Christie in WI Monday

    MILWAUKEE/HUDSON (WITI) — Voters take to the polls in the November general election in a little over a month — and on Monday, September 29th, both candidates for governor will welcome a “political celebrity” to the Badger State as the campaign enters its final push ahead of November 4th. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be in Hudson, Wisconsin with Governor Scott Walker, and first lady Michelle Obama will rally with Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke in Milwaukee. Last-minute […]

  • pewaukee

    Search on for man who attempted to abduct 11-year-old girl

    PEWAUKEE (WITI) — Pewaukee police are searching for a man who they say attempted to abduct an 11-year-old girl. Officials say the girl was walking along the Pewaukee lakefront around 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 19th when a dark red four-door sedan with tinted windows pulled to the side of the roadway. The white male driver asked the girl for help looking for his child. There was an additional white male and a white female passenger in the vehicle. When […]

  • Alonzo Cushing

    “He gave his life:” Civil War soldier from Delafield gets Medal of Honor

    DELAFIELD (WITI) — A 94-year-old woman has been fighting for decades to see a Civil War soldier honored for his sacrifice on the battlefield. If you’re from Delafield you might recognize the name “Cushing,” but you may not know the story of the man behind the name. Sitting along the Bark River, Margaret Zerwekh feels a special connection to the man who lived on the land a century and a half ago.  Since she moved to Delafield in the 1980s, Zerwekh has held a […]

  • Raul Cardona

    He’s one of the worst deadbeat dads: Is he inspiring other parents to take responsibility?

    MILWAUKEE COUNTY (WITI) — He owes a quarter of a million dollars, and faces 10 felony charges for failing to support his child. Now, FOX6 News has learned the story of one deadbeat dad may be inspiring other deadbeat parents to come clean. Milwaukee County has taken a “boots on the ground” approach to dealing with deadbeat parents. The county has two investigators who go out and knock on doors. Officials think it was also a recent high-profile story that […]

  • Mark Williams' grave site

    “My son didn’t deserve this:” Why a Milwaukee family’s loved one has to be buried twice

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A Milwaukee family is already in mourning after losing their loved one — but what happened at the cemetery on Monday afternoon, September 22nd has left them even more devastated. On Tuesday, September 23rd, Mark Williams’ family will bury him…for the second time. Family members and friends of Mark Williams stood at his grave site in shock on Monday. They came to see his burial, but instead, they saw his coffin exhumed. “He deserved better than this,” […]

  • Scott Semmelmann

    Experienced sprint car driver from Brookfield killed during warm up laps at Beaver Dam Raceway

    BEAVER DAM (WITI) — Police say a Brookfield man is dead following a crash at the Beaver Dam Raceway. It happened on Saturday evening, September 20th. The Town of Beaver Dam Police Department says 47-year-old Scott Semmelmann, an experienced sprint car driver from Brookfield was killed as drivers took part in warm up laps. Police say when driving around the third corner, the sprint car violently flipped and then crashed into the concrete wall — killing the driver. Town of […]

  • Michael Henderson

    Help find Michael Henderson, fugitive who has repeatedly run from police

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — U.S. Marshals are looking for 26-year-old Michael Henderson. U.S. Marshals say Henderson has run from law enforcement more than once. In 2007, U.S. Marshals says Henderson escaped from the Milwaukee County House of Corrections.  They say Henderson went to a Brookfield neighborhood where his girlfriend lived.  U.S. Marshals say when police arrived, Henderson ran away on foot.  They say he terrorized neighbors by hiding in a garage, breaking into a house and stealing a car. Henderson was eventually caught in Milwaukee and went […]

  • Deshae Lane and Jacques White

    Accused in rash of armed robberies targeting auto parts stores, men facing federal charges

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Authorities believe they have the men responsible for a string of armed robberies in Milwaukee, targeting primarily auto parts stores. FOX6 News has learned the suspects are facing federal charges. Deshae Lane and Jacques White have been charged by a federal grand jury. They each face seven charges of unlawfully obstructing, delaying, affecting and attempting to obstruct, delay and affect commerce and the movement of articles and commodities in commerce by robbery — and seven charges of […]

  • slenderman costume

    Bad taste, or just an oversight? Stores selling “Slenderman” Halloween costume

    WAUKESHA COUNTY (WITI) — Is it bad taste, or just an oversight? A “Slenderman” Halloween costume is being sold in Waukesha County, and some parents aren’t happy. 12-year-old Morgan Geyser, and 12-year-old Anissa Weier are charged as adults — each facing a felony charge of first degree intentional homicide. They’re accused of stabbing their friend 19 times in the woods in Waukesha — leaving her to die. Authorities say they did it to please the fictional character, Slenderman. Now, a Slenderman […]

  • 911

    “Sometimes, they make it easy on us:” Underage drinking party busted by 911 pocket dial call!

    GERMANTOWN (WITI) — A underage drinking party in Germantown is busted — and it turns out someone at that party is the one who alerted police! Police say something that’s been a chronic problem for the department, actually worked in its favor in this case! Germantown police say the 911 call that came in from the underage drinking party was unintentionally dialed by a phone in someone’s pocket. About a dozen times a day, the Germantown Police Department takes a […]

  • nutcracker auditions

    A huge opportunity for some talented young dancers: Auditions held for The Nutcracker

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Hundreds of kids laced up their ballet slippers to compete for a role in a holiday classic. Auditions were held on Sunday, September 14th for The Nutcracker. For a ballet dancer between the ages of seven and 17, there’s no performance more prestigious than The Nutcracker. Inside the home of the Milwaukee Ballet on Sunday, more than 200 children competed for 150 spots in the show. Jessie Emma Friend has been in the show before, so she […]


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