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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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    After multiple fights, some caught on camera, basketball courts at Lincoln Park will soon reopen

    KENOSHA — Two weeks after fights led officials to shut down the basketball courts at Kenosha’s Lincoln Park, officials have announced the courts will soon reopen — but there will be changes. It is a decision that will no doubt make some people happy, and others very unhappy. Officials always intended to reopen the basketball courts at Lincoln Park, but said when they do, there needs to be a plan in place. City leaders made the decision to close the courts […]

  • Meeting on MPS takeover

    “We at MPS are facing another obstacle:” Some hope to stop ‘MPS takeover plan’ in budget proposal

    MILWAUKEE — A Republican plan to fix Milwaukee’s failing public schools is angering some parents and teachers. They came together Monday evening, June 8th to learn more about the plan and learn how they can stop it. “We at MPS are facing another obstacle,” Milwauke Board of School Directors member Larry Miller said. The public meeting, held at Milwaukee Public Schools’ administration building near 52nd and Vliet was a full house. Many of those on hand were parents and teachers […]

  • Dontre Hamilton

    “We have to do better:” Dontre Hamilton’s family supports effort to pay for mental health training

    MILWAUKEE — Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-Wisconsin) wants the federal government to help pay for more mental health training for police officers, and her efforts have already found some success. The effort began in downtown Milwaukee’s Red Arrow Park. That’s where 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton was shot and killed by former Milwaukee Police Officer Christopher Manney in April 2014. Just over one year later, Congresswoman Moore has proposed an amendment on the House floor. It would direct $2 million in federal dollars […]

  • Courtney Brown

    Captured: U.S. Marshals search for Courtney Brown, charged with eluding arrest

    WAUKESHA COUNTY — U.S. Marshals are looking for 35-year-old Courtney Brown. Brown is charged with eluding arrest following an incident with Germantown Police in February 2014. Germantown police say they pulled Brown over for speeding and smelled marijuana coming from his car.  Police say when they asked Brown to exit the vehicle, he sped off at a high rate of speed.  They say Brown crashed his car and ran away. At the time of the incident, Brown was out on bond […]

  • Proposed arena project in downtown Milwaukee

    “Cheaper to keep them:” Gov. Walker, state, local leaders announce funding plan for Bucks arena

    MADISON — Governor Scott Walker joined state and local leaders, including Speaker Robin Vos, Majority Leader Fitzgerald, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in announcing a plan to protect state taxpayers from a loss of approximately $419 million, if the NBA relocates the Milwaukee Bucks.  The total state contribution will be capped at $80 million, according to a news release from the Governor’s Office. “We’ve considered the financial impacts on the state should the Bucks stay […]

  • Park East Corridor

    County Board sets public hearing to discuss Bucks’ proposed economic expansions in Park East corridor

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Board has announced a public hearing set for next Tuesday, June 9th to discuss proposed economic expansions in the Park East corridor. This, as we are learning more about the Milwaukee Bucks’ plans for the land. The owners of the Milwaukee Bucks submitted a proposal to Milwaukee County to buy the vacant land west of the Milwaukee River in early April. The Milwaukee Business Journal says the Bucks would buy almost 10 acres of public […]

  • Zoo Interchange project

    Major projects on the chopping block? Lawmakers challenged as they finalize transportation budget

    MADISON — Are major transportation projects on the chopping block? Lawmakers say nothing is off the table as they work to hammer out a new transportation budget. The $1.7 billion Zoo Interchange construction project is underway, and it’s scheduled to continue until 2018. It is the largest transportation project in the state, and Senator Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) says its funding in the upcoming budget isn’t guaranteed. “They need to finish it. It would be wrong not to,” Alexis Martinez, […]

  • •	The arena and entertainment live block anchor an ambitious new vision activated by sports, entertainment, residential and office uses. 
•	Fronting existing Fourth Street and proximate to Old World Third Street, the site connects to the greater Milwaukee community including across the Milwaukee river to the vibrant downtown core.

    Decision on funding for Bucks arena could come soon as lawmakers finalize budget

    MILWAUKEE — Major negotiations are ahead in Madison this week as lawmakers finalize the budget. One thing they’re debating is how much the state should contribute to a new Milwaukee Bucks arena in downtown Milwaukee. Bucks officials have unveiled plans for a $500 million arena and $500 million sports and entertainment complex that would transform downtown Milwaukee. The entertainment district would be paid for mostly by private enterprises — but the arena requires public funding. The arena issue is expected to […]

  • Bernard Jedkins

    U.S. Marshals search for Bernard Jedkins, charged with distributing heroin

    KENOSHA — U.S. Marshals are looking for 29-year-old Bernard Jedkins. Jedkins is charged with distributing heroin.  U.S. Marshals say he belonged to a drug trafficking gang called ‘The Firm.’ In April, a major drug bust in Kenosha targeted ‘The Firm.’  More than 40 people have since been arrested and only a handful are still on the run. U.S. Marshals believe Jedkins is somewhere near the Wisconsin-Illinois border.  He goes by the nickname ‘Big Country.’ Jedkins is 6’0” and weighs 300 pounds.  […]

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    Ready for adoption: More than 300 seized chinchillas need new homes

    WAUKESHA COUNTY — Get the adoption papers ready! After more than eight weeks of legal wrangling, hundreds of chinchillas seized from a Waukesha home can be sold to new owners. The chinchillas were seized on March 29th from what was called an “uninhabitable” home. Now the owners have finally given permission for the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha (HAWS) to start the adoption process. It’s been called “chinchilla villa,” after 60 days, it’s about to be vacated. “This is […]

  • DeltaHawk engine

    “A big demand:” Small plane engines, diesel engines built for efficiency to bring 100 jobs to Racine

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  • Derrell Griffin

    Captured: U.S. Marshals on the hunt for shooting suspect Derrell Griffin

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — U.S. Marshals are looking for 25-year-old Derrell Griffin. Griffin is charged with first degree reckless injury, use of a dangerous weapon.  A criminal complaint says he shot a man in the head, and the victim later identified Griffin as the suspect. Prior to the incident, Griffin had no criminal record. Griffin is 6’03” and weighs 220 pounds.  He may be in the area of 11th and Center or 11th and Locust.  Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to […]

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