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I’m proud and grateful to be a member of the FOX6 News team. I arrived in January 2011 and spent my first weeks at FOX6 covering the union protests in Madison. I guess you could say I hit the ground running!

I spent my first five years at FOX6 as a general assignment reporter. I had the responsibility of covering breaking news events that included the Sikh Temple shooting and the shooting at the Azana Salon and Spa.

For two years at FOX6, I worked with the U.S. Marshals on a weekly ‘Wisconsin’s Most Wanted’ segment, which assisted in the arrests of dozens of fugitives.

I am honored to currently be FOX6’s Contact 6 consumer reporter. My job is to help you save money! If you have a problem with a company or organization and can’t get a resolution, turn to us! Contact 6 has been going to bat for the little guy since 1972.

To file a complaint with Contact 6, click the CONTACT 6 tab. You’ll find the CONSUMER COMPLAINT? button on the right side of the page.

Some of my favorite stories prior to Contact 6 are the in-depth reports I generated with Milwaukee’s medical community. One of those reports received an Emmy Award and others received Emmy Award nominations.

I came to Milwaukee from Green Bay, where I reported for WFRV from 2008 to 2011. There, I reported on record flooding, a decades old murder investigation, and, of course, the Green Bay Packers! Prior to that, I spent one year at WKBT in La Crosse.

I became interested in TV news while 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, Minnesota and graduated from Eastview High School. Growing up, I wanted to become a writer, but found 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, read, and spend as much time as possible with my husband and daughter.

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

Recent Articles
  • Consumer Reports: Give to charities in the position to help

    TEXAS — As Harvey continues to devastate parts of Texas and Louisiana, you may be thinking about donating money, food, clothing, or other items to flood victims. Consumer Reports has some important advice to make sure your money and items get to the people who need it most, while also protecting you from getting scammed by bogus charities. “It’s unfortunate that during times of crisis, we’re seeing scammers create fake charities to steal your donations. That’s why it’s really important […]

  • Tips for fighting robocalls

    A federal judge this June ordered Dish Network to pay a 280 million-dollar fine for making millions of illegal robocalls to numbers on the National Do-Not- Call Registry. According to a recent Consumer Reports survey, at least 62% of AT&T, CenturyLink and Verizon customers reported receiving six or more robocalls per week. The problem is getting worse. Now, consumers are being bombarded by these calls straight to their cell phones. For calls that aren’t bypassing the ring, phone carriers are […]

  • Gender and heart health

    The number one killer of men and women in the United States continues to be Heart Disease. But the most obvious expression of the disease, a heart attack, tends to strike women differently. Consumer Reports helps us get to the heart of the matter, about what you need to know when it comes to gender and heart health. One really good example is that women tend to have heart attacks later in life, usually around age 72. Whereas for men, […]

  • Judge issues 15 more warrants, fines for potential jurors in Slenderman case

    WAUKESHA — Complete the paperwork or pay the price. That is the message from a Waukesha County judge to potential jurors in the so-called Slenderman case. “Jury service is an important function of being a citizen. There’s very strict rules in regards to serving on juries,” said Judge Michael Bohren on Friday, August 25th. Judge Bohren spoke to potential jurors in the so-called Slenderman case who were in non-compliance. “Had you been compliant, you wouldn’t be here today,” the judge said. […]

  • Consumer Reports: The best used cars

    Buying a used car is a great way to save money on a big purchase. But those savings can go away if the car isn’t reliable, or if you don’t enjoy driving it. Consumer Reports polled more than 200,000 subscribers to see how satisfied they are with their vehicles and whether they’d buy them again. In addition to being reliable, they were fun to drive, had great fuel economy, and had high tech features or luxurious cabins. There are some […]

  • “It’s so unfair:” Fake invoice scam targeting Wisconsin business owners

    UNION GROVE — A scam is targeting business owners all across southeastern Wisconsin. Among those business owners is Gina Kiedrowski. She runs Playmate Kennels and Stables in Union Grove. Kiedrowski says her business is being targeted by others looking for easy money. “These companies have been harassing me probably for the last 10 years,” Kiedrowski said. Kiedrowski showed FOX6’s Contact 6 a handful of fake invoices she’s received by fax. The claim Kiedrowski owes thousands of dollars in advertising fees for her […]

  • Milwaukee aldermen talk about home described as “a haven” for lewd activity

    MILWAUKEE — A haven for prostitution and drug dealing. That is how city officials describe a house on Milwaukee’s near south side. But that could change now that a lawsuit has been filed. It’s the second lawsuit filed this summer under Milwaukee’s “bawdy house” ordinance. It’s part of an attempted crackdown on prostitution by some city officials. Standing outside a home near 32nd and Greenfield on Wednesday afternoon, August 23rd, Milwaukee Alderman Bob Donovan and Alderman Jose Perez wanted to […]

  • Lifetime cost of your printer

    Looking to buy a printer before your kid heads back to class? You may be tempted to buy an inexpensive printer. But once you factor in the cost of replacement ink, you may not be getting such bargain. Consumer Reports breaks down what that printer will really cost over the next few years. Inkjet printers vary widely on how much ink they use. The price of a cartridge ranges anywhere from $12 to $120 by itself. So that printer you […]

  • “I would like for others to be careful:” Contact 6 helps Milwaukee man with fake check scam

    MILWAUKEE –Let’s say a check arrives in the mail and you’re pretty sure it’s fake. Is there anything you can do to be sure? One Milwaukee man had that very question and turned to FOX6’s Contact 6 for the answer. Midnight Estes has done modeling work in the past. In June, Estes posted an ad on Craigslist seeking local photographers. “Days later I received a response from a man claiming to work for a magazine company,” Estes said. The person […]

  • All eyes on the skies for the total eclipse — but only with the right protection

    MILWAUKEE — All eyes will be on the sky Monday, August 21st — weather permitting of course. But doctors warn you must have the appropriate eye wear to view the solar eclipse or the consequences could be severe. With eclipse viewing glasses in high demand and short supply, you may be tempted to look up on Monday without appropriate protection. Doctor’s warn, don’t! “There’s a condition called solar retinopathy where you actually get damage to the retina by looking at […]

  • Here’s where you can still get your hands on a pair of solar eclipse glasses

    MILWAUKEE — Demand for solar eclipse glasses is out of this world. The glasses are nearly impossible to find — but not entirely. “People are going crazy over these,” said Derek Palecek, UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium. “These things are basically gold now.” Cardboard solar eclipse viewing glasses are sold out at stores across southeastern Wisconsin, including Walmart, Target, Lowes, Toys “R” Us and Best Buy.  “People are obviously scrambling at the last to minute to get these, so these are […]

  • “Terrible what happened:” 2 from Green Bay were just blocks away from scene of attack in Barcelona

    BARCELONA — A Wisconsin woman says she was just blocks away from the scene of an attack in Barcelona, Spain Thursday, August 17th. A senior police official in Spain’s Catalonia region said the van attack that killed 13 people in Barcelona is “connected” to an explosion the night before in a town south of the city in which one person died and injured several more. Police Major Josep Lluis Trapero also gave the nationalities of the two suspects detained Thursday. […]