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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!

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  • Big Chris

    “The beat is my exact beat:” Milwaukee rap producer files federal lawsuit, alleges “Young Jeezy” ripped off his song

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — In the world of hip-hop and rap, it’s not uncommon for an artist to sample another, but a local producer says a big-time rapper did more than sample. He’s suing Def Jam Records — claiming a summer hit by Young Jeezy is a ripoff of his song. Young Jeezy is a national recording artist. He’s had chart-topping singles, and he’s teamed up with artists like Usher and Rihanna. A Milwaukee man is claiming one of Young Jeezy’s […]

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    WI LGBT Chamber of Commerce says next month’s “LGBT Wedding Expo” at capacity for vendors

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Supreme Court announced Monday it is staying out of the same-sex marriage debate — at least for now — rejecting requests from five states to immediately review their bans that prohibit gay and lesbian couples from civil wedlock. The rejected appeals originated from same-sex couples in Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Indiana. With Monday’s order, lower appeals court rulings striking down the bans could soon be enforced in those five states. That also means bans in all […]

  • El Rey shots fired

    Domestic dispute: Shots fired at El Rey grocery store on busy Sunday afternoon

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Two people are in custody in connection with a shots fired incident that occurred at the El Rey grocery store near 13th and W. Burnham on Sunday afternoon, October 5th. It happened shortly before noon. “Just seen a bunch of cop cars rushing over here. It was pretty busy because the parking lot was pretty full at the time,” Julio Crespo said. “All the parking spots were filled so a lot of people probably saw,” Vidal Lomeoi […]

  • Walter Collier

    U.S. Marshals looking for Walter Collier, wanted in non-fatal shooting

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — U.S. Marshals are looking for 28-year-old Walter Collier. Collier is charged with first-degree recklessly endangering safety, possession of a firearm by a felon and providing a dangerous weapon to a person under 18. U.S. Marshals say on April 6th, Milwaukee police on patrol near 29th and Locust heard gunshots and saw a man running from the scene.  A criminal complaint says the man tossed a gun on the ground and ordered a 10-year-old to hide it for him. Witnesses told police that […]

  • Dontre Hamilton

    “Why is he still on the force?” Six people have filed complaints against officer who shot Dontre Hamilton

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Tired of shouting and shutting down streets, those who have been taking part in demonstrations in support of Dontre Hamilton on Thursday, October 2nd tried taking a more diplomatic route. So did they get the answers they have been looking for? This week marked the five-month anniversary of the shooting death of 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton. He was shot and killed inside Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee on April 30th. Police have said he was killed after he […]

  • Marquis Hudson

    CAPTURED: U.S. Marshals seek Marquis Hudson, charged with armed robbery

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — U.S. Marshals are looking for 32-year-old Marquis Hudson. U.S. Marshals say Hudson was involved in an armed robbery on June 2nd near 68th and Fiebrantz.  The victim in the armed robbery was fatally shot. Hudson is now charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a felon for the incident.  He’s also wanted for questioning as a suspect in the homicide. U.S. Marshals say Hudson may still be in Milwaukee.  They say the has relatives throughout the […]

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    MPD, MFD recruit police officers and fire cadets, looking for diversity

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — If you feel a call to serve and protect, you might want to get your resume ready! The Milwaukee Police Department and Milwaukee Fire Department are hiring, and city officials are urging a diverse group of candidates to apply. In recent years, the Milwaukee Fire Department has been trying to recruit a more diverse group of fire cadets — and it’s an effort officials say will continue. “I, personally, was not going to be a firefighter when […]

  • 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 […]


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